Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The Adams Hat - Knitted

You will need - 
3 oz worsted weight yarn - I used Cascade's Pacific
Size US4 and US6 - 16 inch circulars; Size US6 double point needles (or sizes you need to get the gauge)
Gauge:  5 st = 1 inch in stocking stitch

With smaller circular needle:
CO 108 stitches and mark the beginning of the round.
Knit around in a K2, P2 ribbing for 2 inches.

Change to larger circular needle:
P6, K6 around and continue until piece measures 7 inches from the cast on.

Begin Decreases for Crown:
Rnd 1:  *P6, K2, K2tog, K2* around
Rnd 2:  work evenly around
Rnd 3:  *P2, P2tog, P2, K5* around
Rnd 4:  work evenly around
Rnd 5:  *P5, K1, K3tog, K1* around
Rnd 6:  work evenly around
Change to DPN’s
Rnd 7:  *P1, P3tog,P1, K3* around
Rnd 8:  *P3tog, K3tog* around
Rnd 9:  K2tog around
Run yarn through these last 9 stitches on the needle; draw up tight and fasten off.  Weave in ends.  

Bible verse for Tuesday:
"Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing."  2 Timothy 4:8

1 comment:

  1. Cute! I'm going to have to show it to Granny : )