One-Row Tweed Stripe Hat

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A photo of this hat was included in the book “1000 Fabulous Knit Hats” by Annie Modesitt,

 published by Quarry Books in 2010

 

Skill Level: Easy

Size:  Approx. 10.5” across x 8” high (measured flat & unstretched after seaming)

21” circumference (unstretched) - Hat will stretch to fit up to 23” circumference

 

Materials:

200 yds. worsted weight yarn in main color (MC)(red)

200 yds. worsted weight yarn in contrast color (CC)(brown tweed)

 

Sample shown in Red Heart Classic and Red Heart Tweed (100% acrylic, approx. 213 yds/195 m per 4 oz/113 g skein)

 

Size 8 (5 mm) circular knitting needle (20” to 24” length), or size needed to achieve gauge

Crochet hook size H/8 (5 mm)

Tapestry needle

Gauge: 16 sts & 34 rows = 4” in garter stitch on size 8 (5 mm) needle

 

Pattern notes:

Hat is worked in one piece in a flat rectangle shape, which is folded in half and seamed.

Circular needle is necessary to work the technique of sliding stitches to the right and knitting across without turning on every other row.

Crochet edging is worked around rectangle. After folding piece in half, side seams are finished with slip stitch crochet. Two crochet chains are added to upper corners and tied together to form top of hat.

Terms/Abbreviations:  beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), chain (ch), decrease (dec), increase (inc), knit (k), knit two together (k2tog), needle (ndl), purl (p), repeat (rep), single crochet (sc), slip stitch (sl st), stitch (st), stockinette stitch (st st)

 

Hat

Note: Change colors and following turning instructions as directed. When changing colors, drop old color over new color and bring strand of new color up from under old color. Carry unused color loosely up side of work. Do not cut colors until hat is completed.

 

With MC, CO 40.

Row 1 (RS): With MC, k to end of row, turn work.

Row 2 (WS)(slide row):  Drop MC (but do not cut it), join CC. With CC, k to end of row, do not turn work. Drop CC, slide sts to right end of needle, pick up MC.

Row 3: With MC, k to end of row, turn work (both color strands are now at right edge of work.)

Row 4 (slide row): With CC, k to end of row, do not turn work. Drop CC, slide sts to right end of needle, pick up MC.

Row 5: With MC, k to end of row, turn work (both color strands are now at right edge of work.)

Rep Rows 4-5 until piece measures approx. 17” from beg, ending with MC row. Bind off loosely with MC.  Cut both colors, leaving 6” tails for weaving in.

 

Edging:

With crochet hook, join CC to upper corner of piece. Ch 1, sc in ea bound-off st across to first corner; pivot piece to work along left side; sc in end of every ridge along side of piece to next corner; pivot piece to work along cast-on edge; sc in ea cast-on st across to next corner; pivot piece to work along last side; sc in end of every ridge along side to last corner, join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

 

Seaming:

Fold piece in half horizontally with wrong sides together. Working from bottom to top, attach CC at lower end of one side seam. Slip stitch crochet the seam until top of hat is reached.  Do not fasten off but continue as follows:

 

Tie:

Ch 60, sl st in ea ch across until beg point of ch is reached at top of hat. Fasten off.

Repeat slip stitch seam and chain tie on other side of hat.

Finishing:

Weave in all tails.  Tie chains together in a bow at center top of hat.

 

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