Viveca

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Hats/Scarves/Gloves

A bubbly bit of gathered texture sets this oversized cap apart.

One size


Finished Measurements

Approximately 22” around x 8” high


Materials

2 Hanks Berroco Flicker (50 grs), #3310 Odette

Straight knitting needles, sizes 7 (4.50 mm) and 9 (5.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Tapestry needle


Gauge

20 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in Pat St on larger needles

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Pattern Stitch

Note:  Due to the nature of this pat st, the number of sts will vary from row to row.  The number given after each row is the number of sts you will have after completing that row.

Row 1 (RS):  K2, * yo, k8, yo, k1, rep from * to last st, end k1 – 135 sts.

Row 2:  K3, * p8, k3, rep from * across.

Row 3:  K3, * yo, k8, yo, k3, rep from * across – 159 sts.

Row 4:  K4, * p8, k5, rep from * across, end last rep k4 instead of k5.

Row 5:  K4, * yo, k8, yo, k5, rep from * across, end last rep k4 instead of k5 – 183 sts.

Row 6:  K5, * p8, k7, rep from * across, end last rep k5 instead of k7.

Row 7:  K5, * k4 tog TBL, k4 tog, k7, rep from * across, end last rep k5 instead of k7 – 111 sts.

Row 8:  Knit.

Rep these 8 rows for Pat St.


Hat

With smaller needles, cast on 111 sts.

Ribbing:  Row 1 (RS):  K1, * p1, k1, rep from * across.

Row 2:  P1, * k1, p1, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows 3 times more.  Change to larger needles and work even in Pat St until 5 repeats have been completed (40 rows), then work Rows 1 – 4 of Pat St once more, end on WS – 159 sts.

Shape Top:  Row 1:  Knit.

Row 2:  K4, * p8, k5, rep from * across, end last rep k4 instead of k5.

Row 3:  K4, * k4 tog TBL, k4 tog, k5, rep from * across, end last rep k4 instead of k5 – 87 sts.

Row 4:  Knit.

Row 5:  K2, * yo, k6, yo, k1, rep from * to last st, end k1 – 111 sts.

Row 6:  K3, * p6, k3, rep from * across.

Row 7:  Knit.

Row 8:  Rep Row 6.

Row 9:  Knit.

Row 10:  Rep Row 6.

Row 11:  K3, * k3 tog TBL, k3 tog, k3, rep from * across – 63 sts.

Row 12:  Knit.

Row 13:  K1, k2 tog, k2, k2 tog, * k3, k2 tog, rep from * to last st, end k1 – 50 sts.

Row 14:  * K2, p2, rep from * to last 2 sts, end k2.

Row 15:  K1, * k2 tog, SSK, rep from * to last st, end k1 – 26 sts.

Row 16:  Rep Row 15 – 14 sts.  Break off yarn leaving an 18” long end.  Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle.  Pull up tightly and secure.  Sew back seam.