Child's Frilly Hat of Cascade Fixation Cotton

Designed by Deb White

Note: Directions are given for a small toddler size. For child’s size 2 follow instructions given in brackets.

MATERIALS: 1- 50g balls of Fixation cotton with spandex.
One pair each of size 3mm and 3.75 mm needles. (Larger needles will give a more relaxed fit.)

Yfwd: Bring the yarn forward between the needles, as if preparing to purl.
K2tog: knit 2 stitches together.
PSSO: pass the slipped stitch over.

1. BRIM: Using 3.75mm needles, cast on 264 (297) sts.
2. Knit 2 rows, Purl 1 row.
3. Next Row: *Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO. Repeat from * to end of row. 88 (99) sts.
4. BAND: Change to 3mm needles. Beginning on wrong side row, continue as follows: K 1 row, P 1 row, K1 row, P 2 rows.
5. K 1 row, P 1 row. Next row: K1, **yfwd, K2tog. Repeat from ** to last st. K1. K 1 row.
6. Repeat the 4 rows of #5 once (twice) more.
7. Change to 3.75mm needles. Beginning with a K row (right side), continue in stockinette st for 8cm (12cm), ending with a purl row.
8. CROWN: (K9, K2tog) to end of needle. 80 (90) sts. P 1 row.
9. (K8, K2tog) to end of needle. 72 (81) sts. Purl 1 row.
10. Continue decreasing 8(9) sts in this manner, on every right side row until 11 sts remain. Cut yarn and draw securely through all sts. Sew up back seam.

Copyright, 2009 Deb White.

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