Wednesday, February 20, 2013

A Monster Hat - Knit

Child Sized


Size 15 circular needle or double points and spare needle for casting off

Crochet hook (size H)

Super bulky yarn - 1 skein in green shade (Sensations Sumptuous Green shown)

Super bulky in cream and blue (or eye color)


Cast on 40. Join and knit in round as follows

2x2 rib for 5 rows

Stockinette Stitch until piece measures 7" (8" for adult)

Divide stitches evenly on circular needles and cast off using the double needle cast off method (or you can cast off and sew seam).

For Eye:

With eye color (blue) chain 5 and join. DC into circle around (about 12 stitches). Repeat for row 2 alternating between 1 DC into each stitch and 2 DC into each stitch (about 18 stitches). Break wool and tie off. With cream TC into back loop of each DC - every other stitch 2 TC into back loop. Break wool and tie off. Sew onto front center of hat.

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