CAST ON: July 29, 2009
CAST OFF: July 29, 2009 (A couple of hours project)
PATTERN: Heavily modified Buggerloo
NEEDLES: US 6, 7, and 8
MATERIAL:Lion Brand Wool-Ease Cranberry (138)
MEASUREMENT: Average Woman’s Small
TECHNIQUES: Knit, Purl, K2tog, SSK, Short-Row, Wrap & Turn
COMMENT: Cast on 80 stitches in Size 6 needles and knit 1×1 rib for 1”. Switched to Size 7 needles, increase to 108 stitches. Worked stockinette rounds for another 2”. Increased to 120 stitches. Worked stockinette rounds for another 3”. Switched to Size 8 needles and proceeded with decreasing per pattern. For brim, folded ribbing edge to 1/2, in Size 6 needles, picked up and knitted stitches for half of the hat circumference (40 stitches) between the fold. Followed short-row instruction until there are 24 stitches left between wrapped stitches. Follow rest of the pattern. Viole.
My cabbie…will head to my dear friend Shannon as a welcome-home and belated birthday gift when she returns from Canada next week.