Knitting & Crochet

Knit a cabled hat and scarf set

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Knitting & Crochet

Knit a cabled hat and scarf set

Ingénue Hat & Scarf Set
Sweeten up your winter wardrobe with this matching cable-knit hat and scarf. The lovely lace-cable pattern looks more complicated to knit than it really is. The pristine white of the yarn adds a glimmer of sweetly innocent romance on those cold days when you just have to bundle up.

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Sizes
One size fits all

Knitted measurements
Scarf: 88" (224 cm) long by 8" (20 cm) wide
Hat: To fit 20 (22)" / 51 (56) cm head

Materials
Karabella Aurora bulky (100% extra fine merino wool; about 54 yds (50 m) per 1-3/4 oz (50g) ball: colour #3, White
Scarf: 10 balls
Hat: 2 balls
• Size 10-1/2 (6.5mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge
• Size 10-1/2 (6.5mm) double-pointed needles
• Cable needles

Gauge
19 sts and 20 rows = 4" (10cm) over lace cable patt, using size 10-1/2 needles.

Scarf
Cast on 38 sts.
Rows 1, 5 and 9 (RS): Sl1, p1, k1, p1, *k2tog, yo, p2, k3, k2tog, yo, k3, p2*; repeat from * to * once more, k2tog, yo, p1, k1, p1, k1.
Row 2 and all WS rows: Sl1, work sts as they appear (knit the knit sts, purl the purl sts, and purl all yo's).
Rows 3, 7 and 11: Sl1, p1, k1, p1, *yo, ssk, p2, k3, yo, ssk, k3, p2*; repeat from * to * once more, yo, ssk, p1, k1, p1, k1.
Row 13: Sl1, p1, k1, p1, *k2tog, yo, p2, k8, p2*; repeat from * to * once more, k2tog, yo, p1, k1, p1, k1.
Row 15: Sl1, p1, k1, p1, *yo, ssk, p2, sl 4 sts to CN and hold to front, k4, k4 from CN, p2*; repeat from * to * once more, yo, ssk, p1, k1, p1, k1.
Rows 17-28: Repeat rows 1-12.
Repeat these 28 rows 14 times more or to desired length. Bind off. Weave in loose ends.
If making a longer scarf, you will need more yarn.

Hat
Cast on 30 sts.
Rows 1, 5 and 9 (RS): Sl1, k3, k2tog, yo, k3, p2, k2tog, yo, p2, k3, k2tog, yo, k3, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, k2.
Row 2 and all WS rows: Sl1, work sts as they appear (knit the knit sts, purl the purl sts, and purl all yo's).
Rows 3, 7 and 11: Sl1, k3, yo, ssk, k3, p2, yo, ssk, p2, k3, ssk, yo, k3, p2, yo, ssk, p1, k2.
Row 13: Sl1, k8, p2, k2tog, yo, p2, k8, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, k2.
Row 15: Sl1, Sl 4 sts to CN and hold to front, k4, k4 from CN, p2, yo, ssk, p1, k2.
Rows 17-28: Repeat rows 1-12.
Repeat these 28 rows 2 times more.
Bind off.
Sew cast-on edge to bind-off edge.

Crown
With RS facing, pick up 66 sts evenly along top edge (the beginning of the RS row) using size 10-1/2 dpn. Place marker at beginning of rnd.
Rnd 1: *K2tog, k9*; repeat from * to * to end of rnd – 60 sts.
Rnd 2: *K2tog, k8*; repeat from * to * to end of rnd – 54 sts.
Rnd 3: *K2tog, k7*; repeat from * to * to end of rnd – 48 sts.
Rnd 4: *K2tog, k6*; repeat from * to * to end of rnd – 42 sts.
Rnd 5: *K2tog, k5*; repeat from * to * to end of rnd – 36 sts.
Rnd 6: *K2tog, k4*; repeat from * to * to end of rnd – 30 sts.
Rnd 7: *K2tog, k3*; repeat from * to * to end of rnd – 24 sts.
Rnd 8: *K2tog, k2*; repeat from * to * to end of rnd – 18 sts.
Rnd 9: *K2tog, k1*; repeat from * to * to end of rnd – 12 sts.
Rnd 10: *K2tog; repeat from * to end of rnd – 6 sts.
Cut yarn leaving 4" (10cm) tail. Draw yarn through remaining 6 sts and pull them together to close top of hat. Weave in loose ends to WS.



Excerpted from Runway Knits: 30 Fashion Forward Designs by Berta Karapetyan, with photography by Justin William Lin. Copyright 2007 by Berta Karapetyan. Excerpted with permission from Potter Craft, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced except with permission in writing from the publisher.


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