SUNNY DAY MOB CAP

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Sizes: Child’s Small (Medium, Large) – 13 (16, 19)” circumference (unstretched); 6 (6.5, 7)” deep (above ruffle)

Materials:

125 (250, 250) yds. light sport-weight   cotton or cotton-blend yarn

Sample shown in Bernat "Dewdrop" (50% cotton/50% acrylic, 130 yds/118 m per 50 g/1.75 oz ball)

Circular needle (16 in. length) size 6 (4.25 mm)(for hat body)

Circular needle (20 or 24 in. length) size 6 (4.25 mm)(for ruffle trim)

A set of 4 (or 5) size 6 (4.25 mm) double-pointed needles (dpns)

Stitch marker

Tapestry needle

Gauge: 22 sts & 30 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch using size 6 (4.25 mm) needles

Pattern notes:

Seamless hat is worked in the round from lower rib upward to crown decreases. Eyelet ruffle trim is picked up from opposite side of cast-on edge and worked downward.

Terms/Abbreviations:  beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), decrease (dec), increase (inc), knit (k), knit in front & back of stitch (kf&b), knit two together (k2tog), needle (ndl), purl (p), remaining (rem), repeat (rep), round (rnd), slip (sl), stitch(es)(st)(sts), yarn over (yo)

 

Hat

With shorter circular needle, cast on 70 (84, 98) sts loosely. Join for knitting in the round, being careful that stitches are not twisted. Place marker to note beginning of rounds.

Rnds 1-6: *K1, p1, rep from * around.

Rnds 7-9: K.

Begin pattern:

Rnd 10: *K7, (p1, k1)3 times, p1, rep from * around.

Rnds 11-13: K.

Rnd 14: *(P1, k1)3 times, p1, k7, rep from * around.

Rnds 15-17: K.

Rnd 18: Rep Rnd 10.

Rnds 19-21: K.

Rnd 22: Rep Rnd 14.

Rnds 23-25: K.

Rnd 26: Rep Rnd 10.

Knit  even until hat measures 4" (4.75", 5.5") from cast-on edge.

Begin 6-point crown decreases:

(Note: change to dpn’s when sts no longer fit comfortably on circular needle):

For Small size only (setup rnd - 2 sts inc'd): *K34, kf&b in next st, rep from * around (72)

For Medium size only (setup rnd): K (84)

For Large size only (setup rnd - 2 sts dec'd): *K47, k2tog, rep from * around (96)

For all sizes, continue with decreases as follows:

Rnd 1: K - 72 (84, 96)

Rnd 2 (dec rnd): *K10 (12, 14), k2tog, rep from * around – 66 (78, 90)

Rnd 3: K.

Rnd 4 (dec rnd): *K9 (11, 13), k2tog, rep from * around - 60 (72, 84)

Rnd 5: K.

Rnd 6 (dec rnd): *K8 (10, 12), k2tog, rep from * around - 54 (66, 78)

Rnd 7: K.

Rnd 8 (dec rnd): *K7 (9, 11), k2tog, rep from * around - 48 (60, 72)

Rnd 9: K.

Rnd 10 (dec rnd): *K6 (8, 10), k2tog, rep from * around - 42 (54, 66)

Rnd 11: K.

Rnd 12 (dec rnd): *K5 (7, 9), k2tog, rep from * around - 36 (48, 60)

Rnd 13: K.

Rnd 14 (dec rnd): *K4 (6, 8), k2tog, rep from * around - 30 (42, 54)

Rnd 15 (dec rnd): *K3 (5, 7), k2tog, rep from * around - 24 (36, 48)

Rnd 16 (dec rnd): *K2 (4, 6), k2tog, rep from * around - 18 (30, 42)

For Small size only: Cut yarn, leaving 8" tail. Gather rem sts and cinch to close. Weave in tail.

For Medium and Large sizes only:

Rnd 17 (dec rnd): *K3 (5), k2tog, rep from * around – 24 (36)

Rnd 18 (dec rnd): *K2 (4), k2tog, rep from * around - 18 (30)

For Medium size only: Cut yarn, leaving 8" tail. Gather rem sts and cinch to close. Weave in tail.

For Large size only:

Rnd 19 (dec rnd): *K3, k2tog, rep from * around (24)

Rnd 20 (dec rnd): *K2, k2tog, rep from * around (18)

Cut yarn, leaving 8" tail. Gather rem sts and cinch to close. Weave in tail.

Eyelet ruffle:

Turn hat upside down. Working on opposite side of cast-on edge, with shorter circular needle pick up 70 (84, 98) sts evenly around. Place marker to note beginning of rounds.

Note: As stitches increase and become crowded on needle, change to longer circular needle.

Rnd 1: K.

Rnd 2 (inc rnd): *K2, yo, rep from * around - 105 (126, 147)

Rnd 3: K.

Rnd 4 (inc rnd): *K2, yo, k1, yo, rep from * around - 175 (210, 245)

Rnd 5: K.

Rnd 6 (inc rnd): *K2, yo, k3, yo, rep from * around – 245 (294, 343)

Rnd 7: K.

Bind off, cut yarn and weave in tails.

 

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