Peek-A-Boo! Hat

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Peek-A-Boo! Hat

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Peek-a-boo! Eyes peer over the brim on this fun and colorful Patons Canadiana beanie.

2/4
To fit child's head.
6/8
To fit child's head.
10/12
To fit child's head.
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The materials for this project cost $24.37

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 2/4
  • 6/8
  • 10/12

To fit child's head.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Canadiana | Royal Blue, 10134Edit Color
$5.49

Contrast A

Canadiana | Lime Juice, 10712Edit Color
$5.49

Contrast B

Canadiana | White, 10005Edit Color
$5.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Materials not included in this kit:

Small amount of black felt for eyeballs.

Fabric glue.

The materials for this project cost $24.37

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

2/4 To fit child's head.
6/8 To fit child's head.
10/12 To fit child's head.

MATERIALS

Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
Sizes2/46/810/12 
Main Color (MC)
Royal Blue (10134)
111
Contrast A
Lime Juice (10712)
111
Contrast B
White (10005)
111
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Small amount of black felt for eyeballs. Fabric glue

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: When working from chart, wind small balls of the colors to be used, one for each separate area of color in the design. Start new colors at appropriate points. To change colors, twist the two yarns around each other where they meet on WS to avoid a hole.

With smaller needles and MC, cast on 82 (86-90) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 2 rows of (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 3 1?2 (4-4 1?2)" [9 (10-11.5) cm], ending on a 1st row.
next row: Purl. Break MC.

Change to larger needles, A and proceed as follows:
Next row: (RS). With A, K24 (26-28). Knit 1st row of Chart, reading row from right to left. With A, K24 (26-28).
Next row: With A, P24 (26-28). Purl 2nd row of Chart, reading row from left to right. With A, P24 (26-28).
Chart is now in position. Cont working Chart to end of chart. Break B.

Next row: With A, knit.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: Knit, dec 2 (6-2) sts evenly across. 80 (80-88) sts.
Next row: Purl.

Shape top: 1st row: *K8 (8-9). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 72 (72- 80) sts rem.
2nd and alt rows: Purl. CORRECTION HERE
3rd row: *K7 (7-8). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 64 (64-72) sts rem.
4th row: *K6 (6-7). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 56 (56-64) sts rem.
5th row: *K5 (5-6). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 48 (48-56) sts rem. 17

7th row: *K4 (4-5). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 40 (40-48) sts rem. 15
9th row: *K3 (3-4). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 32 (32-40) sts rem. 13
11th row: *K2 (2-3). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 24 (24-32) sts rem. 13th row: *K1 (1-2). K121tog. Rep from * to end of row. 16 (16-24) sts rem.

sizes 2/4 and 6/8 only: 15th row: *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 8 sts rem.

size 10/12 only: 15th row: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 16 sts rem. 3
16th row: Purl. 1 17th row: *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 8 sts rem.

all sizes: Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw end through rem sts. Pull tightly. Fasten securely. Sew center back seam, reversing seam for cuff turnback.

FInIsHIng
Cut black circles from felt for eyeballs using template. Using fabric glue, glue eyeballs into position on Hat as shownCinhaprictture.