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Trendy spiral ribbed beanie and cowl.
Hat: Will stretch to fit head circumference of 18"-22"
Cowl: Circumference=20"; Height=11"
Hat: 2 x Regal Tweed #7663 (discontinued) (or color of your choice)
Cowl: 2 x Regal Tweed #7663 (or color of your choice)
16" circular knitting needles; US Size 11 (8 mm) for hat; US Size 13 (9 mm) for cowl.
Approx 10.5 st = 4" in 2 x 2 spiral ribbing with US #11
Approx 9.5 st = 4" in 2 x 2 spiral ribbing with US #13
Pattern Stitch for Hat:
Rd 1: K2, P2.
Rd 2: P1, *(K2, P2), rep * till last st, P1.
Rd 3: P2, *(K2, P2), rep * till last 2 st, K2.
Rd 4: K1, P2, *(K2, P2), rep * till last st, K1.
Both hat and cowl are knit with 2 strands of Regal Tweed held together.
To knit hat:
With 2 strands held together and US #11 needles, cast on 48 stitches.
Join in circle, making sure not to twist sts. Place marker to mark beginning of round.
Work Pattern Stitch for Hat until piece measures approx. 5 1/2" - 6", ending with Rd 4.
Rd 1: *(K2, P2, K2tog, P2, K2, P2tog), rep * end.
Rd 2: *(P1, K2, P2, K1, P2, K2), rep * till end.
Rd 3: *(P2, K1, K2tog), rep * till end.
Rd 4: *(K1, P2, K1), rep * till end.
Rd 5: *(K2, P2tog), rep * till end.
Rd 6: *(P1, K2), rep * till last st, P1.
Rd 7: *(P1, P2tog, K1, K2tog), rep * till last st, P1.
Rd 8: *(K2tog), rep * till last st, K1.
Cut yarn, leaving tail of 8"-12". Weave through remaining sts, removing sts from needle. Draw up tightly and fasten. Turn hat inside out and weave in all loose ends.
To knit cowl:
With 2 strands held together and US #13 needles, cast on 47 stitches.
Join in circle, making sure not to twist sts.
Work K2, P2 throughout until piece measures 11".
Bind off loosely. Weave in all loose ends.
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