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Skye Hat

Skye

Description
A wool cap. Created by the Daily Knitter staff.

Sizes: One size fits most.
Supplies
1 Skeins in #5 - Shilasdair: The Skye Yarn Company 100% Scottish Wool (100% Wool; 100g)

Knitting Needle - Size US 6

Details
Gauge - 15 sts = 4"
Directions
Cast On 81 stitches.

Row 1: (P2, K2) until last 1 stitch, P1.
Row 2: K1 then (P2, K2) until end of row.
Row 3: (P2, K2) until last 1 stitch, P1.
Row 4: K1 then (P2, K2) until end of row.
Row 5: Knit
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: Knit
Row 8: Purl
Row 9: K1, * YO, K3, Slip1, K2tog, PSSO, K3, YO, K1, repeat from * across.
Row 10: Purl.
Row 11: P1, * K1, YO, K2, Slip1, K2tog, PSSO, K2, YO, K1, P1, repeat from * across.
Row 12: K1, (P9, K1) across.
Row 13: P1, * K2, YO, K1, Slip1, K2tog, PSSO, K1, YO, K2, P1, repeat from * across.
Row 14: K1, (P9, K1) across.
Row 15: P1, * K3, YO, Slip1, K2tog, PSSO, YO, K3, P1, repeat from * across.
Row 16: Purl.
Row 17: P1, * K3, YO, Slip1, K2tog, PSSO, YO, K3, P1, repeat from * across.
Row 18: K1, (P9, K1) across.
Row 19: P1, * K2, YO, K1, Slip1, K2tog, PSSO, K1, YO, K2, P1, repeat from * across.
Row 20: K1, (P9, K1) across.
Row 21: P1, * K1, YO, K2, Slip1, K2tog, PSSO, K2, YO, K1, P1, repeat from * across.
Row 22: Purl.
Row 23: K1, * YO, K3, Slip1, K2tog, PSSO, K3, YO, K1, repeat from * across.
Row 24: Purl

Work in Stockinette stitch for 16 more rows.

To shape crown:

Row 1: (K11, K2tog) until last 3 stitches, K3.
Row 2: (P10, P2tog) until last 3 stitches, P3.
Row 3: (K9, K2tog) until last 3 stitches, K3.
Row 4: (P8, P2tog) until last 3 stitches, P3.
Row 5: (K7, K2tog) until last 3 stitches, K3.
Row 6: (P6, P2tog) until last 3 stitches, P3.
Row 7: (K5, K2tog) until last 3 stitches, K3.
Row 8: (P4, P2tog) until last 3 stitches, P3.
Row 9: (K3, K2tog) until last 3 stitches, K3.
Row 10: (P2, P2tog) until last 3 stitches, P3.
Row 11: Knit.

Cut yarn leaving an 12" tail. With the yarn needle, thread the tail through the remaining loops on the needle and pull tightly until the hat top is closed. Use the leftover yarn tail to sew the seam.

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