Yarn

Ruffled Scarf & Hat

By  Grace Alexander  for  Coats & Clark

sizes: hat, 21-1/2"; scarf, 4"x74"

Materials

  • Red Heart Bijou Peridot: hat, two balls; scarf, 3 balls (Coats & Clark)

Tools

  • Knitting needles: circular sizes: 10-1/2, 13; double-pointed size 10-1/2
  • Yarn needle

Abbreviations

  • Beg: beginning
    BO: bind off
    Inc: increase (knit into front and back of next stitch)
    K: knit
    P: purl
    P2tog: Purl two stitches together
    Rnd: round
    RS: right side
    Sl: slip
    Sts: stitch(es)
    WS: wrong side
  • Gauge
  • 1. 11 sts = 4"; 15 rows = 4"
  • Scarf Note
  • 1. Worked in garter st. throughout. Knit every row.
  • Scarf
  • 1. With size 13 needles, cast on 150 sts.
  • 2. Rows 1-2: Knit.
  • 3. Row 3: Inc in first st, * K1, inc in next st; rep from * to last st, K1. (225) sts.
  • 4. Row 4: Inc in first st, * K2, inc in next st; rep from * to last 2 sts, K2 (300) sts.
  • 5. Rows 5-6: Knit.
  • 6. Row 7: Rep Row 3 (450) sts.
  • 7. Row 8: Rep Row 4 (600) sts.
  • 8. Rows 9-14: Knit.
  • 9. Bind off using yarn over bind off.
  • Hat
  • 1. With size 10-1/2 circular needles, cast on 80 sts. Place marker for beg of rnd. Join being careful sts are not twisted.
  • 2. Rnds 1, 3: Purl.
  • 3. Rnds 2, 4: Knit.
  • 4. Rnd 5: * P6, P2tog; rep from * around (70) sts.
  • 5. Knit even (without shaping) until piece measures approximately 5" ending at marker.
  • Shape Top
  • 1. Change to double-pointed needles when sts no longer fit comfortably on circular needles.
  • 2. Rnd 1: *K5, K2tog, rep from * around (60) sts.
  • 3. Rnd 2: and all even numbered rnds knit.
  • 4. Rnd 3: * K4, K2tog, rep from * around (50) sts.
  • 5. Rnd 5: * K3, K2tog, rep from * around (40) sts.
  • 6. Rnd 7: * K2, K2tog, rep from * around (30) sts.
  • 7. Rnd 9: * K1, K2tog, rep from * around (20) sts.
  • 8. Rnd 10: *K2tog; rep from * around (10) sts.
  • 9. Cut tail long enough to thread through the 10 remaining sts, pull up tightly and secure.
  • Ruffle
  • 1. RS facing. With size 10-1/2 circular needle beg at back of hat on center garter stitch ridge and pick up and knit 2 sts for every stitch of the ridge. (160) sts.
  • 2. Rnd 1: Knit.
  • 3. Rnd 2: * Inc in next st, K1; rep from * around (240) sts.
  • 4. Rnd 3: * K2, inc in next st; rep from * around (320) sts.
  • 5. Bind off using yarn over bind off.
  • Yarn Over Bind Off
  • 1. Knit 2 sts from left needle to right and bind one off; * yarn over the right needle and bind one off, knit one from left needle and bind one off; rep from * until one st remains. Fasten off and weave in all loose ends.