Acorn Hat

 I finished my sweater today, the Derry Raglan sweater from the New England Knits book…blocking right now so I thought I would post a new hat.  If I get enough interest, I will write the hat in other sizes…just drop me a note! Enjoy!!

Acorn Hat

gauge: 18 stitches= 4 “

Size: Fits toddler-small adult. In the smaller size, the acorn part of the hat can be worn as a slight beret styling.

Supplies:1 skein Bartlett yarns 2ply (210 yards) mountain green #402 -YARN A
 1 skein Bartlett yarns 2 ply (210 yards) dark sheeps grey- YARN B
 Size 9 16” circular needles and double pointed needles
 Stitch marker
 Tape measure



With yarn A cast on 72 stitches, place marker for joining in the round (be careful not to twist stitches). Knit in STST for 5”. Change yarn to B. First row is an increase row: Knit 2, Make 1 Knit 2, Make 1 (K5M1) repeat to last 4 stitches Knit 2 Make 1, Knit 2 Make 1. You now have 88 stitches.

The Acorn pattern:

 Rows 1-4 : (K4P4) repeat across

Rows 5-8: (P4K4) repeat across

Rows 9-11 (K4P4) repeat across

Row 12 (K1 K2tog K1 P4) repeat across – 77 stitches are left

Row 13 (P3 K4) repeat across

Row 14 (P3 K1 K2tog K1) repeat across – 66 stitches are left

Row 15 (P3K3) repeat across

Rows 16-18 (K3P3) repeat across

Row 19 (P3 K3) Repeat across

Row 20- (P3 K2tog K1) repeat across – 55 stitches left, switch to double pointed needles

Row 21 (P3 K2) repeat across

Row 22 (K3 P2) repeat across

Row 23 (K2tog K1 P2) repeat across 44 stitches left

Rows 24-25 (P2K2) repeat across

Row 26 (K2 P2) repeat across

Row 27 (K2tog P2) repeat across

Row 28 (P1 K2) repeat across

Row 29 (P1 K2tog) repeat across

Row 30 (K1 P1) repeat across

Row 31 (P1 K1) repeat across

Row 32 (K2tog P2tog) repeat across

Row 33 (P1 K1) repeat across

Row 34 (K2tog P2ttog) repeat across to last stitch and P1

Row 35 (K2tog) around-3 stitches left

Begin I-cord until desired length. Weave in ends

© Erin Demey/DizzDemey Designs. Not for commercial use.




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I am hoping to add some new patterns this weekend…an acorn hat to name one.  Just in time for fall.  Tonight however…finishing up my sweater…it is getting chilly out there and I could use it!! Stay tuned!!

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Finally…a blog!

I am new to Blogging…but what better way to get my patterns I have written out there to the world.  So…here it goes…my first blog, first pattern!

Candy Sticks Dishcloth
When I was a little girl, I was always amazed by the mutli-colored swirled candy sticks at the counter of gift shops we would visit. The colors were so bright and enticing, I wanted one of each! This dishcloth I designed is based on those candy sticks from my youth, bright and multicolored. After all, who doesn’t have extra cotton yarn scraps in their knitting basket?Supplies:
Various yards of multi-colored cotton yarn and solid color cotton yarn

Size 7 needles

Gauge is not important in this pattern

Cast on 40 stitches with your solid color. Knit 1 row. The second row will be repeated until the end of pattern, (knit 1 with solid, knit 1 with multi-colored yarn carrying yarn behind work) repeat until end of row. When you have reached your desired length, knit one row in solid. Bind off.

Carrying your yarn behind your work creates the unique “candy stick swirl” effect. Knit until you run out of a multi colored or solid yarn, or as desired. I chose to keep yellow as my solid throughout my sample. Be bold and creative, change up your color way as desired. Who says doing dishes should be boring…spice up your kitchen! The texture of this cloth makes it double thick and great for scrubbing stuck on food in pans.


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