Tuesday, June 18, 2013

The Tardis Beanie Knitting Pattern

I made this a while ago for Thor.  It's just taken me this long to write down the pattern.  I should just learn to write it down as I go.  It's a much better solution to the problem.

Tardis Hat

Size:

Fits all

Gauge:

Rib : 4mm needles
Top : 6mm needles

Double knit wool
1 x Medium blue (tardis coloured)
1 x white
1 x black

There will be leftovers

Materials Needed:

4mm and 6mm needles
Blue, black and white wool.

Directions:

Cast on 80 sts in blue on 4mm needles
Rib 12 rows (K1, P1 to end)

Change to 6mm needles. St st 4 rows.

Time to add the Tardis windows
Add white.
Row 1: (k3 blue, k4 white, k1 blue, k4 white, k1 blue, k4 white, k3 blue) repeat ( ) to end.
Row 2: (p3 blue, p4 white, p1 blue, p4 white, p1 blue, p4 white, p3 blue) repeat ( ) to end.
Row 3: repeat Row 1.
Row 4: purl whole row in blue.
Row 5: repeat Row 1.
Row 6: repeat Row 2.
Row 7: repeat Row 1.
Row 8: purl whole row in blue.

Disconnect white yarn.

St st 4 rows in blue.

Add Police Box

Row 1: Purl side facing, purl whole row in black
Row 2: Add white. Knit 21 st in black, k1 w, k1 bl, k1 w,k2 b, k1 w, k3 b, k2 w, k4 b, k3 w, k2 b, k1 w, k2 b, k3 w, k1 b, k3 w, k2 b, k1 w, k4 b, k1 w, k21 b.
Row 3: all in purl: 21b, 1w, 3b,1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 5b, 1w, 2b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 5b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, black to end of row
Row 4: p22b, 1w, 2b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 2b, 2w, 5b, 3w, 3b, 1w, 2b, 1w, 4b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, black to end
Row 5: k21b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 5b, 1w, 2b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 7b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 1b, 1w, black to end
Row 6: p21b, 1w, 1b, 1w, 2b, 1w, 3b, 2w, 5b, 3w, 2b, 2w, 1b, 3w, 3b, 1w, 2b, 1w, 3b, 2w, black to end.
Row 7: k black row

Change to blue.
K1 row
P1 row
K3, k2 together over the whole row
Purl
K2, k2 together over the whole row
Purl
K1, k2 together over the whole row
Purl
K2 together over the whole row
Purl
K2 together over the whole row
Cut yarn, leaving 30cm, thread all stitches onto the yarn, pull to tighten

Sew up the side of the hat. Darn in the tails. Sew a pom pom of tassels on the hat.