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PIPPA’S HAT 

YARN: 
Chesapeake, Verde Collection by Classic Elite Yarns (50% Organic Cotton/
50% Merino Wool); 50 grams/ 103 yds per skein. You can knit at least 3 hats
with a skein of each.
#1: 5957 (True Blue)
#2: 5981 (Tendril Green)
#3: 5985 (Mandarin Orange)
#4: 5904 (Scuba Blue)
#5: 5925 (Tokyo Rose) 

NEEDLES:  US 7s, 16” circular; US 7s dpn. Use needle size that gives you proper gauge. 

GAUGE:  24 stitches per 4 inches in stockinette stitch. 

SIZE:  6-12 months 

NOTIONS:  Stitch marker, darning needle. 
NOTES: 
s2togk1PSSO: Slip two stitches knitwise, knit the next stitch, pass the two
slipped stitches over this knitted stitch.
When knitting colorwork, if you must carry a strand of yarn behind your work
for more than 5 stitches, please secure your floats. This will be necessary when
knitting the crown.
PATTERN: 
Cable CO 80 stitches in color #1. Place stitch marker and join for working in the
round being careful not to twist your stitches.
Work in 2x2 rib for one inch.

*k2 in color #2, k2 in color #3; repeat from * until end of round.
Repeat for 5 rounds total.

Knit 1 round in color #4.
Purl 3 rounds in color #4.

*k4 in color #1, k4 in color #5; repeat from * until the end of the round.
Repeat last round.
*k4 in color #5, k4 in color #1; repeat from * until the end of the round.
Repeat last round.
*k4 in color #1, k4 in color #5; repeat from * until the end of the round.
Repeat last round.

Knit 1 round in color #2.
Purl 3 rounds in color #2.

*k2 in color #3, k2 in color #4; repeat from * until the end of the round.
k1 in color #4; *k2 in color #3, k2 in color #4; repeat from * until the last stitch of the
round; k1 in color #4.
*k2 in color #4, k2 in color #3; repeat from * until the end of the round.
k1 in color #3; *k2 in color #4, k2 in color #3; repeat from * until the last stitch of the
round; k1 in color #3.
*k2 in color #3, k2 in color #4; repeat from * until the end of the round.

Knit 1 round in color #5.
Purl 3 rounds in color #5.

Knit 1 round in color #2.
Proceed to crown decrease chart or use written directions.
CROWN DECREASE: 
k1 in color #3, k2 in color #2, k2 in #3, k2 in #2, k1 in #3, k2 in #2, k2 in #3, k2 in
#2, k1 in #3, k1 in #2.

k2 in #2, k2 in #3, k2 in #2, k3 in #3, k2 in #2, k2 in #3, k3 in #2.

k1 in #2, k2 in #3, k2 in #2, k1 in #3, using color #3: s2togk1PSSO (see note), k1 in
#3, k2 in #2, k2 in #3, k2 in #2.

k2 in #3, k2 in #2, k5 in #3, k2 in #2, k1 in #3, k1 in #2.

k1 in #3, k2 in #2, k2 in #3, s2togk1PSSO in #3, k2 in #3, k2 in #2, k1 in #3, k1 in
#2.

k1 in #3, k1 in #2, k7 in #3, k1 in #2, k1 in #3, k1 in #2.

k1 in #2, k3 in #3, s2togk1PSSO in #3, k3 in #3, k2 in #2.

k9 in #3, k1 in #2.

k3 in #3, s2togk1PSSO in #3, k3 in #3, k1 in #2.

K7 in #3, k1 in #2. You will no long need color #2.

Continue only in color #3: k2, s2togk1PSSO, k3.

k1, s2togk1PSSO, k2.

s2togk1PSSO, k1.
CROWN DECREASE CHART: 

Row
3 3 13
3 3 3 3 12
3 3 3 3 3 3 11
2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 10
2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 9
2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 8
2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 7
2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 6
2 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 5
2 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 4
2 2 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 3
2 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 2
2 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 3 2 2 3 1 

FINISHING 

ssk all around. 5 stitches remain.

Slide the remaining stitches onto one dpn and make an i-cord for desired length.

Weave in the outrageous number of ends!

Pattern by
Ann Reavey
www.crossroadknits.blogspot.com