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Rowan Pony Tail Hat

rowan pony tail hat

Materials

3 balls Patons Double Quick Knitting (DK weight wool)

1 pair old UK No 3 / US 10½ / Metric 6.5mm needles

Gauge

No gauge was given with the original pattern

Size

To fit an average size - 20"-22"

Pattern

Using Wool Double, cast on 65 stitches.

Knit 8 rows.

Proceed in fancy slip stitch patt. as follows:

1st row: * P1, keeping wool at front of needle slip purlwise, rep. from * to last st., P1.

2nd row: * P1, K1, rep. from * to last st., P1.

3rd row: * K1, P1, rep. from * to last st., K1.

4th row: Purl.

Rep. these 4 rows three times, then 1st-3rd rows incl. once.

Next row: P3, (P2tog, P6) seven times, P2tog, P4. (57 sts)

Rep. rows 1-3 incl. once.

Next row: P3, (P2tog, P2) thirteen times, P2. (44 sts)

Knit 16 rows.

Cast off.

Finishing

Using a damp cloth and warm iron, press lightly on wrong side. Using a flat seam (taking care to reverse seam for fold-up), sew up back seam

Fold over Garter Stitch at top of hat and stitch down cast-off edge on right side.

Finally, press seam.


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