Hagar & Helga Hats

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Hagar & Helga Hats

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Very on-trend, knit these viking-style Helga and Hagar hats for your little warriors!

Sizes

4/6 yrs
8/10 yrs
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The materials for this project cost $22.45

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  • 4/6 yrs
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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Jute, 00082Edit Color
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Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Soft Ecru, 01004Edit Color
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Contrast B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Country Red, 01530Edit Color
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Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
$2.99

Bead Stitch Markers

Pink 3/Pkg
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Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 7/4.5mm
$4.00

Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing.

The materials for this project cost $22.45

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

C6F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

K1tbl = Knit next stitch through back of loop

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

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

Rnd = Round

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit child:

MATERIALS

HAGAR
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Sizes4/6 yrs8/10 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Jute (00082)
11
Contrast A
Soft Ecru (01004)
11
Contrast B
Country Red (01530)
11
Set of 4 size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle. Stitch marker. Stuffing.
HELGA
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Sizes4/6 yrs8/10 yrs 
Main Color (MC)
Warm Brown (01130)
11
Contrast A
Soft Ecru (01004)
11
Set of 4 size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle. Stitch marker. Stuffing.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS


HAT
Cabled Band
With MC and pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 12 sts.
1st row: (RS). P1. K1. P1. K6. P1. K1. P1.
2nd and alt rows: K1. P1. K1. P6. K1. P1. K1.
3rd row: As 1st row.
5th row: P1. K1. P1. C6F. P1. K1. P1.
7th row: As 1st row.
8th row: As 2nd row.
These 8 rows form Cable Pat.
Cont in Cable Pat until piece from beg measures approx 16 (18)" [40.5 (45.5) cm], ending on a 7th row.
Cast off in pat.
Sew cast on and cast off edges tog.

With MC and set of 4 double-pointed needles, pick up and knit 64 (72) sts around side edge of Cabled Band. Divide sts on 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: *(P1. K1) 7 (8) times. P1. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more.
2nd rnd: *(K1. P1) 7 (8) times. K1. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more.
Rep last 2 rnds until work from beg measures 4 1/2 (5 1/2)" [11.5 (14) cm], ending on a 2nd rnd.

Shape top: 1st rnd: *ssk. (P1. K1) 5 (6) times. P1. K2tog. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more. 56 (64) sts.
2nd rnd: *(P1. K1) 6 (7) times. P1. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more.
3rd rnd: *ssk. (K1. P1) 4 (5) times. K1. K2tog. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more. 48 (56) sts.
4th rnd: *(K1. P1) 5 (6) times. K1. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more.
5th rnd: *ssk. (P1. K1) 3 (4) times. P1. K2tog. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more. 40 (48) sts.
6th rnd: *(P1. K1) 4 (5) times. P1. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more.
7th rnd: *ssk. (K1. P1) 2 (3) times. K1. K2tog. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more. 32 (40) sts.
8th rnd: *(K1. P1) 3 (4) times. K1. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more.
9th rnd: *ssk. (P1. K1) 1 (2) time(s). P1. K2tog. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more. 24 (32) sts.

Size 4/6 only: 10th rnd: *ssk. P1. K2tog. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more. 16 sts.

Size 8/10 only: 10th rnd: *(P1. K1) 3 times. P1. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more.
11th rnd: *ssk. K1. P1. K1. K2tog. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more. 24 sts.
12th rnd: *(K1. P1) twice. K1. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more.
13th rnd: *ssk. P1. K2tog. K1tbl. Rep from * 3 times more. 16 sts.

Both sizes: Next rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem 8 sts and fasten securely.

Horns (make 2)
With A, cast on 20 sts. Divide sts on 3 needles.
Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st to 14th rnds: Knit.
15th rnd: K3. (K2tog) 4 times. 16 sts.
16th rnd: Knit.
17th rnd: K2. (K2tog) 4 times. 12 sts.
18th rnd: Knit.
19th rnd: K1. K2tog. K1. (K2tog) twice. K1. K2tog. K1. 8 sts.
20th and 21st rnds: Knit.
22nd rnd: (K2tog) 4 times. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem 4 sts and fasten securely.
Stuff Horns lightly and sew to sides of Hat as
shown in picture.

Hagar Version only:
Beard
With MC and pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 7 sts.
Knit 8 rows (garter st).
Next row: K1. M1. Knit to last st. M1. K1. 9 sts. Knit 15 rows.
Next row: K1. M1. Knit to last st. M1. K1. Place marker at end of row. 11 sts.
Knit even until work from marked row measures 6" [15 cm].

Next row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 9 sts.
Knit 15 rows.
Next row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. K2tog. K1. 7 sts.
Knit 8 rows (garter st).
Cast off.

Moustache
With MC and pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 2 sts.
Knit 2 rows.
Next row: K1. M1. K1. 3 sts.
**Knit 3 rows.
Next row: K1. M1. K1. M1. K1. 5 sts. Knit 3 rows.
Next row: K1. M1. K3. M1. K1. 7 sts. Knit 3 rows.
Next row: ssk. K3. K2tog. 5 sts. Knit 3 rows.
Next row: ssk. K1. K2tog. 3 sts. Knit 3 rows.
Next row: K1. K2tog. 2 sts.**
Rep from ** to ** once more.
Cast off.

FINISHING
Hagar Version

Try Hat on and pin Beard and Moustache in position at either side of Hat. Take Hat off and sew Beard and Moustache in position.

Helga Version
Braids:
For each braid, cut 12 lengths of B 40" [101.5 cm] long. Fold strands in half and thread through bottom edge of Hat at each side edge. Divide strands into 3 groups and make Braid. Tie length of yarn around bottom of each Braid to secure.