Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Ski Style Beanie with Hearts

Love is in the air.... Well... Knitted hearts are in the air anyway. 3 new heart designs this week alone!

Here is the first: a red and white ski style beanie decorated with mountains, snow and hearts.



You will need:
Size 4mm needles
Size 4.5mm needles
1/2 ball red dk yarn
1/2 ball white dk yarn

Cast on 92 on 4mm in red

Rib (k2, p2) for 12 rows

Change to 4.5mm needles
Change to white.
Knit 2 rows.

Change to red.
Knit 1 row
Purl 1 row

Knit 3 red, knit 1 white - repeat over whole row
Purl in red
Knit in red
Purl 2 red, (purl 1 white, purl 3 red) - repeate bracketed section to end
Knit in red
Purl in red

Knit 2 rows in white
Knit 2 rows red




Stst 4 rows in white
Knit 1, complete the chart 3 times, knit 1
Purl 1, complete the chart 3 times, purl 1
Knit 1, complete the chart 3 times, knit 1
Purl 1, complete the chart 3 times, purl 1
Knit 1, complete the chart 3 times, knit 1
Purl 1, complete the chart 3 times, purl 1
Stst 4 rows in white

Knit 3 rows red
Purl 1 row red
Knit 1 white, knit 3 red - repeat to end
Purl 1 white, (purl 1 red, purl 3 white) - repeat bracketed section to end
Knit 1 row white
Purl 1 row white
Knit 2 rows white

Change to red
Knit 1 row
Purl 1 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

Stitch up the seam, add a pom-pom or tassel to the top.




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