Saturday, November 5, 2011

Nose in a Book Easy Poet Slouch Hat

Nose in a Book Easy Poet Slouch Hat
Guinevere Parisi

1 skein Caron Simply Soft yarn, or other worsted weight yarn
Size 6 (4.0mm) double pointed needles
Size 15 (10.0mm) 16” circular needles
Tapestry Needle
CO: Cast on
k: knit
p: purl
rnd: round
sts: stitches
k2tog: knit 2 together
dpns: double pointed needles

CO 80 sts on size 6 dpns and join in the rnd

*k1, p1. Repeat from * around until work measures 1”
Switch to size 15 circular needles
Continue to follow k1,p1 ribbing patterns around until work measures 6”

Decrease rows:
Rnd 1: k14, k2tog
Rnd 2: k13, k2tog
Rnd 3: k12, k2tog
Rnd 4: k11, k2tog
Rnd 5: k10, k2tog
Rnd 6: k9, k2tog
Rnd 7: k8, k2tog
Rnd 8: k7, k2tog
Rnd 9: k6, k2tog
Rnd 10: k5, k2tog
Rnd 11: k5, k2tog
Rnd 12: k4, k2tog
Rnd 13: k3, k2tog
Rnd 14: k2, k2tog

switch to size 6 dpns
k2tog until there are 5 sts left on needles
Break yarn leaving an 8” tail
Using tapestry needle pull yarn from tail through the loops of remaining sts and cinch tight
Finish off