Knitting Pattern - Adult Sized Hat and Scarf

Hand Knit Hat and Scarf

 

Materials

  • 2 skeins Lamb’s Pride Bulky (85% wool/15% mohair), shown in Blue Skyways M-230 (3 skeins total if making gloves)
  • 5 US size 10 ½ double pointed needles
  • Stitch markers, if desired

 

Gauge

4 ½ stitches per inch; 4 rows per inch

 

 

 

Stocking Hat Knitting Instructions

Cast on 68 stitches. Knit 30 rounds in single rib stitch. Continue knitting in single rib. Begin decreasing:

  1. K7, k2tog, k6, k2tog, k7, skspk2tog, k6 skspk2tog, k7, k2tog, k6, k2tog, k7, skspk2tog, k6, skspk2tog (60 stitches)
  2. *K6, k2tog, k5, k2tog* (52 stitches)
  3. *K5, k2tog, k4, k2tog* (44 stitches)
  4. *K4, k3tog, k3, k2tog* (36 stitches)
  5. *K3, k2tog, k2, k2tog* (28 stitches)
  6. *K2, k2tog, k1, k3tog* (20 stitches)
  7. *K1, k2tog, k2tog* (12 stitches)
  8. K2tog, knitting between needles as necessary (3 stitches)
  9. K2tog until 1 stitch remains

 

Cut yarn and draw through the loop to secure. Sew in loose ends.

 

Scarf Knitting Instructions

Cast on 16 stitches. Complete scarf in single rib stitch. Knit for 63 inches (about 250 rows) or desired length. Bind off and sew in loose ends.

 

Knitting Instructions Abbreviations and Explanations

  • Single rib Stitch: Keep the pattern in k1, p1. As you begin decreasing, you may have two knit stitches together at times. This will keep the
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  • SKSPK2tog: Slip the first stitch, as if to knit, onto the right hand needle. Slip the second stitch, as if to purl, onto the right hand needle. Stick the left hand needle into the front of the stitches and knit the two stitches together. This keeps the knit stitch in front to maintain the appearance of the single rib pattern.
  • K2tog: Knit two stitches together at one time.

 

* * These signs are used to designate areas to be repeated. Repeat the stitches from * to * until the end of the round.