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Jun 3, 2012

Blue Cable Hat


I realize it's been a very long time since I last posted, but I've been quite busy and I have also had many, many, many failed knitting projects.

-US size 7 (4.5 mm) circular needles
-Red Heart Soft yarn in Navy
-cable needle
-yarn or tapestry needle

-k- knit
-p- purl
-CO- cast on
-BO- bind off
-sl- slip
-st(s)- stitch(es)
-k2tog- knit 2 together

Making the hat:
CO 60 sts.
Join in the round.
Work in k2, p2 rib for 1.5 in.
Work in stockinette st.
Every 4th row, do the following row:
* k24, sl 3 onto cable needle, put cable needle to back of work, k3 from regular needle, k3 from cable needle * repeat from * to end
Work in this way until piece measures 8 in.
k2tog all sts next round.
BO all sts.

Sew up the top and weave in your ends.

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