11 January, 07:50

Tamarugo

MATERIALS
2 50 g balls of Worsted weight yarn
50 g: 95 m, 104 yd.
NEEDLES
4 mm (US: size 6) dpns or circular needle
5 mm (US: size 8) dpns or circular needle
GAUGE
24 sts and 28 rows = 10 cm in K1, P1 ribbing with smaller needles
SIZE
Designed to fit head circumstances 54 - 57 cm (22 1/8" - 22 1/4")
ABBREVIATIONS
St- stitch
K - knit
P - purl
K2tog - knit 2 sts together
K2togtbl - knit 2 sts together through the back loop
Sl7wyif - slip 7 sts with yarn in front
Sl5wyif - slip 5 sts with yarn in front
Sl3wyif - slip 3 sts with yarn in front
PATTERN
With smaller needles CO 80 sts using your favorite stretchy cast on. (I used German twisted
cast on) Join in the round, being careful not to twist sts.
Work K1, P1 ribbing until work measures 5 cm (2"). Change into larger needles.
Start stitch pattern as follows:
Round 1: K all sts
Round 2: [Sl7wyif, K1] repeat to end of round
Round 3: K all sts
Round 4: [K3, insert needle under loose strand and knit next st bringing it out under strand, K4]
repeat to end of round.
Continue to work these 4 rounds until work measures 20 cm (8") ending with Round 4.
Start decreasing as follows.
Round 1, decrease round: [K1, K2togtbl, K1, K2tog, K2] repeat to end of round.
Round 2: [Sl5wyif, K1] repeat to end of round.
Round 3: K all sts
Round 4: [K2, insert needle under loose strand and knit next st bringing it out under strand, K3]
repeat to end of round.
Round 5, decrease round: [K2togtbl, K1, K2tog, K1] repeat to end of round.
Round 6: [Sl3wyif, K1] repeat to end of round.
Round 7: K all sts
Round 8: [K1, insert needle under loose strand and knit next st bringing it out under strand, K2]
repeat to end of round.
Round 9: [K2tog] repeat to end of round (20sts)
Round 10: [K2tog] repeat to end of round (10 sts)
Pull yarn through remaining sts.
Wash, block gently, weave in ends.