Materials: Cascade 220 wool, 100g each, one skein Black, one skein Red,
& one skein White.
- 4 mm double pointed needles, [set of four]
-Tapestry needle for finishing
Abbreviations: rnd = round; sts = stitches;
knit f&b = knit in front and back of next stitch
Gauge: 24 sts = 4 inches
With Black cast on 96 stitches.
Knit one row as a knit row, and divide stitches on three needles.
Rnds 2 – 6: * knit 2, purl 2, repeat from* to end of rnd.
Rnd 7: * Knit 3, knit f&b, repeat from * to end of rnd. [120 sts.]
Rnd 8: * Knit 2 sts white, knit 2 sts black, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 9: Knit sts in white in this rnd.
Rnd 10: * Knit 2 black, knit 2 white, * repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 11: Repeat rnd 9.
Rnd 12: Repeat rnd 8.
Rnds 13 – 17: Knit in black. The stems of the leaves can be stitched on in duplicate stitch after
the hat is knit. The chart indicates where stem stitches are placed.
Work Chart: begin knitting at base of leaf , [ row 4 of chart ] not including stem.
Stems can be worked in duplicate stitch later.
White squares = black yarn
Black squares = red yarn
The rest of the hat is knit in black.
Knit 1 rnd.
Begin Decrease for crown.
1st rnd: * Knit 10, k2tog. Repeat from * from end of rnd.
2nd : Knit rnd.
3rd : * Knit 9, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd.
4th : Knit rnd.
5th : * Knit 8, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd.
6th : Knit rnd.
Continue decreasing in this way until 10 sts remain.
Break yarn leaving a tail long enough to thread through the last sts. Draw up, and finish off.
Add duplicate stitch stems, in red yarn.
Sew in other tails to finish.
Block: rinse in lukewarm water, Gently squeeze out excess water, roll in a towel, shape and air dry.
Note: Please read through instructions carefully before knitting.