Wednesday, January 9, 2008


I offered to make my mom a hat for her upcoming birthday. She picked the yarn and pattern. I adapted it a smidgen, and really like how it turned out!
Here's the pattern (my addition and comments are in PURPLE, original pattern only has 19 rows:

Hat in Twinkle Soft Chunky
(shown in"Riviera")

Gauge 1.75 Stitches = 1 on #19 needles

Knit in the Round on either double pointed needles or two circular #19 needles

C6R = Slip to cable hook, hold in back of work, K3, K3 from hook (makes a cable)

MB = In same St (K1, P1) 3 times K1, pass 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th over 1st ST (refer to here if you need help with this, search under 'make bobble' for video)

Cast on 28 stitches

Work K2, P2 Rib for 2 Rows

Row 1: K6, P22

Repeat this row 3 times

Row 5: C6R, P to end of round

Row 6: repeat Row 1

Row 7: K4, MB, K1, P22

Row 8-12: Repeat Row 1

Row 13: Repeat Row 5

{Decrease keeping stitches as set (knit the knits and purl the purls)}

Row 14: *K5 K2tog* repeat to end of round

Row 15: work even

Row 16: *K4 K2tog* repeat to end of round

Row 17: work even

Row 18: *K3 K2tog* repeat to end of round

Row 19: work even

Row 20: K2tog around, cut yarn leaving 12" tail, thread through loops left on needle and secure


  1. wow! beautiful hat! and photos! this hat looks so nice and cozy! great job, ann!

  2. wow! really beautiful, ann! great pattern and fantastic color! nice job xo

  3. tooooo cuuuute! you gonna make one for yourself?

  4. gorge ak..i think that is a stunning pic of your eyes too.