Using size 10 needles and bohemiafibers 1 skein dk weight 1 skein = 225 yards. I used up most of the skein
Cast on 126 sts
Rounds 1-4) P1, K1, around
Body of Cowl and Horseshoe Cable pattern
Rounds 1-4) P1, (K12, P2) repeat parentheses around but you will end with 1 purl stitch.
Round 5) P1, (slip 3 stitches onto cable needle and hold to front of work, Knit 3, Knit 3 from cable needle, slip 3 stitches onto cable needle and hold to back of work, Knit 3 stitches, Knit 3 from cable needle, P2) repeat pattern in parentheses all the way around. You will end with a P1 at end of round instead of P2
ounds 6-8) P1, (K12, P2) repeat parentheses around ending with 1 purl stitch.
Repeat rounds 1-8 four more times.
Work P1, K1 for four more rounds. Bind off and weave in ends.
This pattern has not been tested. I worked it up over Memorial weekend on a whim. Please feel free to use as you like. But link to my pattern if you can. Happy Knitting!
Sunday, October 30, 2011
I made this up for the Nerd Wars on Ravelry. One of the challenges this month was to make something to go along with a Haiku (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiku)
This is my project and I needed a pattern from ravelry so I am going to share :)
Hat fits a 21-22 inch head
For this I used Knit Picks Shine Worsted and some other knit picks that I think is discontinued, but any worsted weight will work.
Needles size 8 and 9mm circular and size 9 DPN's
With size 8 cast on 72sts join to knit in the round
Knit 2, purl 1 for about 1 inch
Using contrasting color and size 9 needles, knit 5 rows
switch to main color and knit 7 rows. Knit 5 more rows of contrasting color. Switch to main color and knit until piece measures 6.5 inches.
Rnd 1) Knit 7, knit 2 together around.
Rnd 2) Knit even
Rnd3) Knit 6, knit 2 together around
Rnd 4) Knit even
Rnd5) Knit 5, knit 2 together around
Rnd 6) Knit even
Rnd 7) Knit 4, knit 2 together around
Rnd 8) Knit 3, knit 2 together around
Rnd 9) Knit 2, knit 2 together around
Rnd 10) Knit 1, knit 2 together around
Rnd 11) knit 2 together around. Fasten off, weave trough remaining stitches and pull to close, weave in ends.