Blue Fir Hat
Blue Fir Hat
By combining a classic fir design with a modern heart, this twist on traditional fair isle id the perfect gift for a family member abroad. Shown in Patons Classic Wool Roving.
Step 1:Select your options
- Single Size
To fit average woman
Step 2:Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer
Alt = alternate(ing)
Beg = beginning
K = knit
k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.
P = purl
rem = remain(ing)
rep = repeat
Rnd = Round
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
Details & Instructions
|To fit average woman|
|Main Color (MC) Natural (77010)||1|
|Contrast A Pacific Teal (77203)||1|
|Sizes 5 mm (U.S. 8) and 6 mm (U.S. 10) circular knitting needles 20" [50 cm] long. Set of 4 size 6 mm (U.S. 10) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.|
15 sts and 20 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.
Note: When working chart, carry yarn not in use loosely across WS of work but never over more than 5 sts. When it must pass over more than 5 sts, weave it over and under color in use on next st at center point of sts it passes over. The colors are never twisted around one another.
With smaller circular needle and MC, cast on 76 sts loosely. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K2. P2. rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K2. P2) ribbing 7 times more.
Next rnd: K3. M1. *K10. M1. rep from * to last 3 sts. K3. 84 sts.
Change to larger circular needle and knit 2 rnds even.
Beg working Chart, reading rows from right to left, noting 14-st rep will be worked 6 times, until 15 rows of Chart have been completed.
With MC only, knit even in rnds until hat from beg measures 7" [18 cm].
Shape top: 1st rnd: *K19. K2tog. rep from * around. 80 sts.
2nd and alt rnds: Knit.
3rd rnd: *K8. K2tog. rep from * around. 72 sts.
5th rnd: *K7. K2tog. rep from * around. 64 sts.
7th rnd: *K6. K2tog. rep from * around. 56 sts.
9th rnd: *K5. K2tog. rep from * around. 48 sts.
11th rnd: *K4. K2tog. rep from * around. 40 sts.
13th rnd: *K3. K2tog. rep from * around. 32 sts.
14th rnd: *K2. K2tog. rep from * around. 24 sts.
15th rnd: *K1. K2tog. rep from * around. 16 sts.
16th rnd: *K2tog. rep from * around. 8 sts.
Break MC, leaving a long end. thread end through rem sts and fasten securely.