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Gold Rush Slouch

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Gold Rush Slouch

 

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Gold Rush

Treasure Slouch Hat

Designed by Cathy Campbell

Description: 

Level:  Easy/Intermediate (k2tog & ssk decreases, double yo's, working in the rnd)

Size:  Adult Medium (~19" circumference at edge, 22" circumference at widest point, 10" high)

Materials: 

Gauge:  4½ sts=1 inch over pattern stitch (~ 4 sts=1" over St st) on larger needles

Abbreviations:  beg- beginning; CO- cast on; k- knit; k2tog- knit 2 stitches together to decrease by one stitch; p- purl; rep- repeat; rnd- round;  ssk- slip 1 stitch knitwise onto right needle, slip 2nd stitch knitwise onto right needle, slip both stitches back onto left needle and knit them together (decreases by one); st(s)- stitch(es); yo- yarn over

 

INSTRUCTIONS

With smaller circular needles, CO 72 sts.  Place marker to mark beg of rnd.  Join and work k1 x p1 rib for 10 rnds.  Change to larger circular needles.

 

Next  Rnd:  *K1, yo, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd.

Inc Rnd:   *K1, (k1, p1) in yo, k1; rep from * to end of rnd. [96 sts]

 

Begin Pattern:

Rnd 1:  *ssk, yo twice, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 2:  *K1, (k1, p1) in double yo, k1; rep from * to end of rnd.

 

Repeat Rnds 1 and 2 until hat measures 8", ending with a Rnd 2. 

 

Begin Crown Dec:

Dec Rnd: *ssk, yo, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. [72 sts]

Next 2 nrds: K.

Dec Rnd: *k1, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd.  [48 sts]

Next 2 rnds: K.

Dec Rnd: K2tog around. [24 sts]

Next rnd: K

Dec Rnd: K2tog around. [12 sts]

 

Cut yarn, leaving a 6"-8" tail.  Thread yarn sewing needles and draw yarn through rem sts.  Secure on inside of hat and weave in all ends.

 

 

 

 

May 2014