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Machine: Standard, Brother 965i without ribber
Yarn: Tamm Bebe, approx 9 oz total
Gauge: 7.5 sts, 11 rows = 1”
Size: Woman's Med (20” circumference without stretching, 34”- 37” long total)
1) CO 152 sts with scrap and ravel cord.
2) RC000, Knit to RC100.
3) Hang hem and K1R at T8.
Knit to RC121.
5) RC000, with a 3 prong transfer tool, work
decreases on each side of
every 5 rows 25 times, then every 4 rows 42 times til 16
For a 3” cuff to turn up, dec on each side of every 5th row
58 times, then every 4th row
10 times, til 16 sts remain at RC330.
6) Gather sts on needles and secure.
Sew side seam in
mattress stitch and hide all yarn tails.
Add a large pompom if
This hat can be made on
any machine with appropriate yarn by multiplying the
number of sts per inch by the circumference needed. Can make any length desired.
I used the Magic
Formula calculator at http://www.getknitting.com/ak_0603mfcalc.aspx to determine decreases.
The stripe pattern was
formulated by the random stripe generator at http://www.biscuitsandjam.com/stripe_maker.php.