Stone Soup Hat

Stone Soup Hat



Follow Lorna Miser as she shares her knowledge of yarn blending and economizing with Stone Soup Hat. Lorna chose to use a yarn with a sequin binder, making her finished project all that much more interesting.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference 20"

MATERIALS: 1 (100g, 291yd) skein Universal Yarn Infusion Handprints (50% acryiic/50% super wash wool) color #105 Wonderworld (A)

1 (100g, 224yd) ball Rozetti Yarns Soft Payette (70% acrylic/8% payette/22% polyester) color #201-06 Plum Shine (B)

1 (100g, 273yd) ball Universal Yarn Uptown DK (100% acrylic) color #101 White (C)

1 (100g, 273yd) ball Universal Yarn Uptown DK (100% acrylic) color #112 Cedar (D)

Size 9 US (5.5mm) 16" circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Size 9 US (5.5mm) double-pointed needles

Stitch markers, yarn needle

GAUGE: 16 sts x 20 rnds = 4" in 3x1 rib

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

DESIGNER NOTE: Hat is knit with 2 strands held together throughout.

INSTRUCTIONS

With one strand each of A and B held tog, CO 80 sts. Pm for beg of rnd. Join to work in the rnd, being careful not to twist.

Rnds 1-3: *K3, p1; rep from * around.

Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 1; cut A, join C or D. Rep Rnd 1 until piece measures approximately 3"; cut 2nd yarn and join D or C, whichever has not yet been worked. Rep Rnd 1 until piece measures 6"; cut B and, if necessary, D, and hold 2 strands of C tog.

Note: Change to dpns when sts have been sufficiently decreased.

Next rnd (dec): *K2tog, k1, p1; rep from around [60 sts].

Next rnd: *K2, p1; rep from * around. Rep last rnd for 1".

Next rnd (dec): *K2tog, p1; rep from * around [40 sts].

Next rnd: *K1, p1; rep from * around. Rep last round for 1", then rep 3 more times. Cut yarn, leaving a 12" tail. Thread tail on yarn needle, then weave through all sts of last round, pull tightly to close top of hat. Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.