Fungi

by V. Llano

Here is a t oa s ty war m h a t guar a n tee d n o t t o itch, ever. The insi de is k nit te d wit h a vegetable yar n (cot to n, s oya or b a m b o o) w hile t he o u t si de is p u r e wool, in t h e mi d dle yo u'll get a layer of war m air, wit ho u t h aving t o k nit it.

The o t he r two layer s you'll h ave t o k nit, b u t it is d o n e in n o ti m e a n d in o n e piece, b egin ning at t h e t o p of t h e in ne r layer a n d finis hing a t t he t o p o u t si de. The wavy p a t te r n is ea sy, q uick a n d f u n, a n d wo ul d wor k in m a ny colo u r co m bi na tio n s. In t h e p a t t er n t he re a re two versio n s, d e pe n di ng o n yo ur colo u r co m bi na tio n o n e mig h t wo r k bet ter t h a n o t h e r. It is called f u ngi beca u s e t hey h ave bee n s p r o u ting wit h o u t effor t t his a u t u m n. SIZE One si z e fit s m o s t a d ult s (show n o n a 2 2 - inch h ea d) FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Leng t h: 9 inche s Circu m fer e nce: 1 9 - inc he s u nw o r n. MATERIALS Versio n A: [MC] Sir d a r Eco Wool d k [100% u n dye d virgin wool; 1 0 9y d s / 1 0 0 m p e r 5 0g s kein]; color: Eart h 2 0 3; 1 s kein [CC] Sir d a r Eco Wool d k [100% u n dye d virgin wool; 1 0 9y d s / 1 0 0 m p e r 5 0g s kein]; color: Clay 2 0 2; 1 s kein

[Lining Yar n (LY)] Sir da r Jus t Soya d k [100% Soya, 1 1 5y d s / 1 0 5 m p e r 5 0g s kein]; colo r: Spin ac h 1 5 0; 2 s kein s. Versio n B: [MC] Pato n s Merino Deluxe d k [100%Aus t r alian Merino Wool; 8 7 m p e r 5 0g s kein]; color: 3; 1 s kei n [CC] Pato n s Merino Deluxe d k [100% Aus t r alia n Merino Wool; 8 7 m p e r 5 0g s kein]; color: 8; 1 s kei n [LY] Deb bie Bliss cot t o n d k [100% Cott o n; 8 4 m p e r 5 0g s kein]; color: blue 1 3 0 5 1; 2 s kein s. 1 se t(s) US # 3 / 3.25 m m circular n ee dles a t leas t 1 se t(s) US # 6 / 4.0 m m circular n e e dle s 1 se t(s) US # 6 / 4.0 m m d p n e e dle s Ta pe s t ry n e e dle (for weaving in e n d s) Stitc h m a r k e r

GAUGE 2 2 s t s / 2 8 r ow s = 4" in s t ockine t te s titc h PATTERN NOTES Versio n A[Version B] 'Tu r n Pat ter n' is t he colo u r wor k in t h e o u t si de of t h e h a t. Every ti me yo u s ee it in t h e directio n s p r ocee d a s follows: Row Row Row Row Row Row Row 1 : K7, 2: t u r n, 3: t u r n, 4: t u r n, 5: t u r n, 6: t u r n, 7: t u r n,

wit h yar n forwar d (w /yf) sl1, p 2, wit h yar n b ack (w /yb) sl1, k4, w / yf sl1, p 6, w / y b sl1, k8, w /yf sl1, p 1 0, w / y b sl1, k1 0

Rib Patter n: *p1, k 2* Du ring increa se s / d ec rea se s, cha nge t o circular / d p n ee dles w he n n ece s s a ry. PATTERN Using 4 d p n ee dles a n d Lining Yar n (LY[LY]), CO 6 s t s. di s t rib u t e o n t h r ee n ee dles. Row 1: join, wor k 1 r o u n d. Row 2: *k1, m 1* 5 ti me s, p m, k 1. Row 3: *k2, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 4:*k3, m 1* 5 ti m e s, k 1. Row 5: *k4, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1.

Row 6: *k5, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 7: *k6, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 8: *k7, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 9: *k8, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 0: *k9, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 1: *k10, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 2: *k11, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 3: *k12, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 4: *k13, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 5: *k14, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 6: *k15, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 7: *k16, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 8: *k17, m 1* 5 ti me s, k1. Row 1 9: k all (91 s t s). Row 2 0: k 4 5, m 1, k 46, m 1 (93 s t s). Work 1 7 r o u n d s in St s t. Next Rou n d: u si ng 3.25 circ ular n ee dles, *p1, k2* all r o u n d (rib p a t te r n). If yo u n ee d t o join a n o t h er ball, it wo ul d be be t te r t o weave in t he e n d s w hile yo u ar e s till k nit ting, t his wo ul d s ave you t u r ni ng t he wor k insi de - o u t o nce finis he d. Co n t. wor king in rib p a t te r n u n til it (the rib p a t te r n) m e a s u r e s 3.5 inche s. Next r o u n d: p all. Next r o u n d: wor k rib p a t te r n all r o u n d. Work 4 m o r e r o u n d s in rib p a t t er n. Join MC [MC] Work 5 r o u n d s in rib p a t te r n u si ng MC[MC]. Next Row: u si ng 4.0 circ ular n ee dles, k all (93 s t s). Work 3 r ows in St s t. Next Row: Using LY[MC], k all. Join CC[CC]. Next Row: k 1, * inse r t t u r n p a t t e r n, k1 2* 4 ti m e s. Next Row: k 1, * k1 1, p 1 2* 4 ti me s. Next Row: u si ng LY[MC] k all. Using MC work 4 r ow s in St s t. [after 2 r ow s, inse r t 1 r ow of LY, t h e n 1 r ow wit h MC] Using LY[MC] wor k o ne r ow in St s t. Next Row: Using CC[CC], k 1, *k12, inser t t u r n p a t t e r n* 4 ti me s. Next Row: k 1, *p12, k1 1* 4 ti me s. Next r ow: u si ng LY[MC], k all. Using MC work 4 r ow s in St s t. [after 1 r ow, inser t 1 r ow of LY, t h e n 2 r ow s wit h MC] Using LY[MC] wor k o ne r ow in St s t. Next Row: k 1, * inse r t t u r n p a t t e r n, k1 2* 4 ti m e s. Next Row: k 1, * k1 1, p 1 2* 4 ti me s.

Next Row: u si ng LY [MC] k all. Using MC work 4 r ow s in St s t. [after 2 r ow s, inse r t 1 r ow of LY, t h e n 1 r ow wit h MC] Using LY[MC] wor k o ne r ow in St s t. Decrea se s in p a t te r n: Next Row: Using CC[CC], k 1 *k11, k 6, k 2 tog, k 1, s ta r t t u r n p a t te r n fr o m s eco n d r ow, k 1 1* 4 ti m e s. Next Row: p 1 2, *k11, p 1 1* t o las t 1 1 s t s, k11, (89 s t s re m ai n). Crow n s h a pi ng: Next Row: u si ng LY[MC], k6, k2 t og, *k9, k 2 t og* 7 ti me s, k 4. Next Row: u si ng MC, k all. Next Row: [using LY] k5, k2 t og, *k8, k 2 tog* , k 4. Next Row: [using MC] k all. Next Row: k 4, k2 t og, *k7, k2 t og* 7 ti m e s, k 4. Next Row: Using LY[MC], k all. Next Next Next Next Next k 4. Next Next Next Next Next Row: Row: Row: Row: Row: Using CC[CC], k 3, k 2 t og, *k6, k2 t og * 7 ti me s, k 4. k all k 2, k2 t og *k5, k2 t og* 7 ti m e s, k 4. k all Cha nge t o d p n if n eces s a ry, u si ng LY[MC] k1, k2 t og *k4, k 2 tog* 7 ti me s,

Row: k all Row: Row: Row: Row: u si ng MC[MC], k 2 t og *k3, k 2 tog* 7 ti m e s, k4. [using LY]k all. [using MC]k3 k2 t og *k2, k2 t og* 7 ti m e s, k 4. k all. (26 s t s re m ai n).

Next Row: Using LY[MC], sl1 o n t o t hir d n ee dle, *K1, k 2 tog* 7 ti me s, k1 *k2tog* twice. Next Row: k all. Next Row: Using CC[CC], *k2tog* 8 ti m e s, k 1. FINISHING Cut t h e t h r ee yar n s wit h a 12' tail, plait, t h r ea d t h r o ug h live s t s, finis h off wit h a k n o t. If yo u h ave e n d s t o weave in, t u r n inside o u t t h r o ug h t h e t o p h ole wit h lot s of care a n d p a tie nce; weave in e n d s, t u r n righ t si de o u t. Block after t rying o n, yo u mig h t n ee d t o s t re tc h a bit t h e wool si de, d e p e n di ng o n t he wearer's h e a d. Wear plait o u t si de o r t uck insi de.
Pattern for p er s onal u s e o nl y.

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