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Dec 5, 2011

Zebra Hat

This hat is exactly what the name implies:  A hat in zebra print.



Materials:
-4.5 mm circular or double-pointed needles
-Red Heart Super Saver yarn in Zebra (1 skein)
-Yarn or tapestry needle

Abbreviations:
sts- stitches
CO- cast on
BO- bind off
k- knit
p- purl
k2tog- knit 2 together

Hat:
CO 60 sts.
Join in the round.
Work k1, p1 rib for 5 rounds.
k all sts until work measures 7.5 inches.
k2tog until there are only 15 sts left on the needle.  (In other words, k2tog for 2 rounds.)
Cut the yarn, leaving an approximately 6 inch tail.
Thread the yarn through the tapestry needle and weave the tail through all the sts left.
Take the sts off the needle, pull the yarn tightly, and sew up the ends.

7 comments:

  1. I don't get it. How do you get such uneven sections of colour?

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  2. Hello-oooo! Anybody home? lol

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  3. Sorry it took so long. You get the color from just how the yarn is. It just goes from black to white to black, etc.

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  4. Thanks, for replying, Alex. :)

    Ohhhhhh, it's the yarn! But it says "yarn in Zebra and Black (1 skein each," so I thought you alternated 1 skein of Zebra and one of white while knitting .. just couldn't figure out how to get them that uneven. So it's only 1 skein of Zebra yarn then, which is black and white?

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  5. Oops, I meant alternated 1 skein of Zebra and one of BLACK.

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  6. Yeah I kind of messed that up. I WAS going to give it a zebra mane in black, but I couldn't figure out how to do that right.

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  7. Ah, OK. Gotcha! Thanks, Alex. :)

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