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Willow Beanie for Girls and Ladies

Willow, vintage beanie for girls and women

Materials

Patons Fuzzy Wuzzy Angora fingering weight 55% angora / 45% wool

Girls size [A] - 1 ball

Ladies size [B] - 2 balls

1 pair old UK size 8 / US 6 / Metric 4mm needles

Gauge

6½ stitches to the inch in width, measured over stocking stitch worked on 4mm needles.

Pattern

Instructions are for smaller size A . Larger size B is shown thus [ B-...].

Cast on 92 [B-110] stitches.

Work Picot as follows:

1st row: Knit.

2nd row: Purl.

3rd row: K1, * yo, K2tog, rep. from * to last st., K1.

4th row: Purl.

Work 8 [B-12] rows in stocking stitch.

Work 5 [B-9] rows in K1 , P1 rib, inc. once at end of last row. (93 [B-111] sts).

Proceed in Rib and Bell patt. as follows:

1st row: * P3, K2, P3, K1, rep. from * to last 3 sts, P3.

2nd row: * K3, P1, K3, P2, rep. from * to last 3 sts, K3.

3rd row: * P3, K2, P3, inc. twice in next st, rep. from* to last 3 sts, P3.

4th row: * K3, P3, K3, P2, rep. from * to last 3 sts, K3.

5th row: * P3, K2, P3, K3, rep. from * to last 3 sts, P3 .

6th row: As 4th row.

7th row: * P3, K2, P3, take wool to back of needle, slip 1, K2tog, psso, rep. from * to last 3 sts, P3.

8th row: As 2nd row.

Work these 8 rows twice more.

Shape for crown as follows:

1st row: * P1, P2tog, K2, P1, P2tog, K1, rep. from * to last 3 sts, P3.

2nd row: K3, * P1, K2, P2, K2, rep. from * to end.

3rd row: * P2, K2, P2, inc. twice in next st, rep. from* to last 3 sts, P3.

4th row: K3, * P3, K2, P2, K2, rep. from * to end.

5th row: * P2, K2, P2, K3, rep. from * to last 3 sts, P3.

6th row: As 4th row.

7th row: * P2tog, K2, P2tog, take wool to back of needle, slip 1, K2tog, psso, rep. from * to last 3 sts, P2tog, P1.

8th row: K2, * P1, K1, P2, K1, rep. from * to end.

9th row: * P1, K2, P1, K1, rep. from * to last 2 st., P2.

10th row: As 8th row.

11th row: * P1, K2tog, P1, K1, rep. from * to last 2 sts, P2tog. (41 [B-49] sts)

Commencing with a purl row, work 5 rows in stocking stitch.

Work picot as follows:

Next row: K1, * yo, K2tog, rep. from * to end.

Next row: Purl.

Work 4 rows in stocking stitch.

Next row: K1, (K2tog, K2) ten [B-twelve] times. (31 [B- 37) sts)

Next row: Purl. Cast off.

Finishing

Using a warm iron and dry cloth, press lightly.

Using a back-stitch seam, join seam, taking care to reverse seam on stocking stitch portion at commencement.

Fold over picots at row of holes and stitch down on wrong side of work.


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