Lyre

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Hats/Scarves/Gloves
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

Lyre is a bubbly hat with multiple seams. It matches our Jyri scarf from Norah Gaughan Volume 1.


Size

Approximately 20” around x 7” high


Materials

2 Balls Berroco Pure Merino (50 grs), #8570 Storm

Straight knitting needles, size 7 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

1 St holder


Gauge

13 sts = 4”;  30 rows = 4” in Pat St

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Pattern Stitch (Multiple of 8 sts +5)

Row 1 and all RS rows:  K2, p to last 2 sts, k2.

Rows 2, 4 and 6:  K3, * yo, k2, k3 tog, k2, yo, k1, rep from * to last 2 sts, end k2.

Rows 8, 10 and 12:  K2, k2 tog, * k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, k3 tog, rep from * to last 9 sts, end k2 yo, k1, yo, k2, SSK, k2.

Rep these 12 rows for Pat St.


Cap Section (Make 4)

With straight needles, cast on 29 sts. Work even in Pat St for 5”, end on WS.

Shape Top: Dec Row (RS): K2, p2 tog, p to last 4 sts, p2 tog, k2 – 27 sts. Rep this dec every RS row 8 times more, end on WS – 11 sts.

Next Row (RS): K1, (k2 tog) 5 times – 6 sts. Sl sts to holder.
Note: The 6 sts of each section should all be slipped onto the same holder – 24 sts on holder.


Finishing

Sl 24 sts from holder to straight needle with RS facing.Join yarn and k2 tog across – 12 sts.  Break off yarn leaving a long end.  Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle.  Pull up tightly and secure.  Sew seams of cap sections tog with seams on the outside.