Daughter-in-law Lori with daughter Rylee wearing two different colorways
Description: This crazy hat and wristlet set are a quick and easy knit that results in a flattering look for anyone with the bonus of keeping you warm on a cold day.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: Medium, Large
MATERIALS: 1 Skein Ozark Handspun Yarn
1 Skein Rowan Big Wool
1 Set US size 15 19 inch circular knitting needles
1 US size P crochet hook
1 Tapestry Needle
Hat: Ribbing - Using US size 15 circular needles and Rowan, cast on 36 (40) stitches. Join stitches making sure not to twist yarn, place beginning of row marker.
Row 1: *Knit 2, purl 2, prepat from * to end of row.
Rows 2-16: Repeat row 1. Cut yarn and attach Ozark Handspun.
Rows 17-19: Knit.
Row 20: *Knit 5, knit 2 together, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 21: Knit.
Row 22: *Knit 4, knit 2 together, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 23: Knit.
Row 24: *Knit 3, knit 2 together, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 25: Knit.
Row 26: *Knit 5, knit 2 together, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 27: Knit.
Row 28: Knit, decreasing evenly throughout this row to end up with approximately 10 stitches.
Cut yarn leaving about 8 inches for weaving through the remaining stitches by pulling them through with a crochet hook (if a smaller hook is easier to use for you do so.) Fasten off and bury ends.
Wristlets: Using Us size 15 circular needles and Rowan yarn, cast on 16 stitches.
Row 1: *Knti 2, purl 2, repeat from * until end of row.
Row 2 (WS): *Purl 2, knit 2, repeat from * until end of row.
Rows 3-16: Repeat rows 1 and 2.
Row 17: Loosely bind off in knit-wise fashion. Break off yarn and leave a 5 inch tail.
Knit a second wristlet in the same fashion.
Finishing: Using a tapestry needle and Rowan, tail, sew wrong size edges tohether for about 1 inch. Fasten off and bury ends.
Leaving an opening for the thumb, sew remainder of wristlet together using Rowan. Fasten off and bury ends. Do the same for the other wristlet.
Cuff Edging: Using US size P crochet hook and Ozark Handspun, cingle crochet one or two rows around upper edge of wristlet. Fasten off and bury ends.
designed by Janice Rosema for Ozark Handspun, December 2007
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