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US 8, 16″ circular needles

US 7 double-pointed needles

Katia Cotton-Merino (70% cotton / 30% wool)

Steps for hat (US 8, 16″ circular):

  • CO 56/64/72/80 (Sizes: 0-3 mo / 3-6 mo / 6-12 m / 12m+)  (Size 12m+ shown)
  • Rounds 1-5: *k1,p1* repeating to end
  • 15/20/25/28 rounds of k
  • Start decreasing:
    • R1: *k6, k2tog* repeating to end of round
    • R2: k (k on all even rounds)
    • R3: *k5, k2tog* repeating to end
    • R4: k
    • R5: *k4, k2tog* repeating to end
    • R6: k
    • R7: *k3, k2tog* repeating to end
    • R8: k
    • R9: *k2, k2tog* repeating to end
    • R10: k
    • R11: *k1, k2tog* repeating to end
    • R12: k
    • R13: k2tog

Steps for ears (US 7 double-pointed or straight needles):

Back side of each ear:

  • CO 12 sts in backside color (dark shown)
  • R1: k (knit in tail)
  • R2: p
  • R3: k
  • R4: p
    • R5: k, dec first 2 sts
    • R6: p, dec first 2 sts
  • Repeat rows 5 and 6 until 5 sts are left, then bind off

Front side of each ear:

  • CO 10 (do not knit in tail) and do the same pattern as back side

   

US 7 Double-pointed needles

Baby Marble Double Knit yarn by James C. Brett (100% Acrylic,100g)

Steps, knit in the round:

  • CO 32/36/40 (S/M/L) (or must be a multiple of 4)
  • K2, P2 ribbing until 5.5″/6.5″/7.5″ in length
  • K2, P2, bind off 4 sts for thumb hole, K2, P2 remainder of round
  • K2, P2, cast on 4 sts, K2, P2 remainder of round
  • Continue K2, P2 until total length of 8″/9″/10″

  

     

These wraps are perfect for summer when heading indoors to over-chilled air conditioned buildings, plus they’re quick and easy to make!

Materials:
Needles: US 8 or 9
Guage: 12 sts ≅ 4″
Yarn: 3.52 oz / 100g, Uluru Jasper Green (Queensland Collection)

Steps:

  • CO 36/48/60 (S/M/L or an even #); (S and M shown)
  • k 3 rows
  • k2, *yo, k2tog* to last 2 sts, k2
  • k 3 rows
  • Begin pattern:
    • 10 rows of:   k2, [yo, k2tog] to last 2 sts, k2
    • 5 rows of: k
      • On every third row of these 5 rows, create eyelet on both ends using:
      • (eyelet row) k2, yo, k2tog, [k] to last 4 sts, k2tog, yo, k2
  • Repeat pattern of 15 rows 12/15/18 times
  • End with k 5 rows (these 5 will be where you add buttons – do not create eyelets on the last 5) and bind off on 6th row of k