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Pompom Hats

designed by Darlene Dale
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Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Finished Measurements

MATERIALS

Pom Pom Hats
Simply Soft
Main Color (MC) ()
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A Soft Pink (9719)
Contrast B Soft Green (9739)
One circular needle size US 8 (5mm) needles 20" or 24" long or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle. Yarn needle. Pompom maker for 1.5" pompoms.
Bright Shade Version
Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Main Color (MC) Limelight (9607)
Contrast A Berry Blue (9609)
Contrast B Watermelon (9604)
One circular needle size US 8 (5mm) needles 20" or 24" long or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle. Yarn needle. Pompom maker for 1.5" pompoms.

GAUGE

In k2, p2 rib, 20 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm

In Crisscross stitch, 20 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED

K2, p2 rib

Right Cross: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, k2 from cn needle.

Left Cross: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, k2, k2 from cn

Crisscross stitch: (multiple of 6 + 2 for selvage edges)

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2 and all even-numbered rows: Purl.

Row 3: K1, *right cross on 4 sts, k2; repeat from * across, ending with k1.

Row 5: Knit.

Row 7: K1, *k2, left cross on 4 sts; repeat from * across, ending with k1.

Row 8: Purl

Repeat Rows 1-8 for the Crisscross pattern.

 

HATS

With A, cast on 74 (86) sts. Work in k2, p2 rib for 3 rows.  With B, work  in k2, p2 rib for 3 rows. With MC, purl 1 row.

With MC, work in Crisscross pattern for 5" (6"), ending with pattern Row 4.

Shaping:

Row 5: *K8, k2 tog; repeat from *to* across, ending with k4 (k6) -- 67 (78) sts.

Row 6: Purl.

Row 7: K3, *work left cross on next 4 sts, k2tog; repeat from * across, ending with k4 (k3) -- 57 (66) sts.

Row 8: Purl.

Row 1: *K3, k2tog; repeat from * to* across, ending with k2 (1) -- 46 (53) sts.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: *K2, k2tog; repeat from * across, ending with k2 (1) -- 35 (40) sts.

Row 4: Purl.

Row 5: *K1, k2tog; rep from * across, ending with k2 (1) -- 24 (27) sts.

For Baby only:

Row 6: P2 tog across -- 12 sts.  End off leaving a long enough tail to sew back seam.  Note: Hat should measure approximately. 6".

For Kids’ only:

Row 6: Purl.

Row 7: K2 tog across, end k1 -- 14 sts.

Row 8: Purl. End off here leaving a long enough tail to sew back seam.

s Hat is approx. 7 1/2".

 

FINISHING

Sew back seam.

 

Pompoms

Make 6 for each hat --  2 in each of the 3 colors used.  Leave about a 6-7" tail on each pompom. Pull all the tails from the 6 pompoms through the hole in top of hat and secure tightly on the inside of hat.

Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.