Starving Artist

By Laura Linneman

Using the stretchy cast-on of your choice, cast-on 54 stitches. Join in the round, being careful not to twist. Begin to work in 1x2 twisted rib pattern as follows: *K1tbl, P2; repeat from * across the entire round. Work 2 inches in 1x2 twisted rib. Increase Round: *K1tbl, Pf&b, Pf&b; repeat from * across the entire round. You will now have 90 stitches on your needle. Next Round: Work in 1x4 twisted rib as follows: *K1tbl, P4; repeat from * across the entire round. Work 1x4 twisted rib until the total hat measures 7 (9) inches from the cast-on edge. Decrease as follows, switching to double pointed needles when required.
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Styles: Beret (Slouchy Beret) Beret Style is pictured in green. Slouchy Beret is pictured in blue on page 2 Materials: • Size 10.5 16inch circular needle and dpns • 1 Skein Malabrigo Chunky (104 yards Bulky Weight) for Beret style or 1 Skein Vintage Chunky (130 Yards Bulky Weight) for Slouchy Beret. • Tapestry Needle Gauge: 3 stitches per inch in 1x4 twisted ribbing
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Repeat from * to the end of the round. R11&12: Ktbl across the entire round. K2togtbl: Knit 2 stitches together through the back loop of the stitch Copyright Laura Linneman llinnema@gmail.Decrease Rounds: R1: * K1tbl. P2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round. Place yarn on tapestry needle and pull the end through the live stitches. R5&6: *K1tbl. Repeat from * to the end of the round. P1. R 13: K2togtbl across the entire round (9 stitches remain). leaving a 5 inch tail. Terms Used: Ktbl: Knit stitch through the back loop P: Purl the number of stitches listed Pf&b: Purl into the front and back of the stitch to create an additional stitch P2tog: Purl 2 stitches together to form 1 stitch. Repeat from * to the end of the round. Weave in all ends firmly. R7: *K1tbl. P2. P2. P1. Repeat from * to the end of the round.theknitgirllls. P3. P2tog. R4: *K1tbl.com! www. Repeat from * to the end of the round. R8&9: K1tbl.com . Cut yarn. R2&3: *K1tbl. R10: K2togtbl across the entire round. P2tog.

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