Tuesday, February 21, 2017

18" Doll Pussyhat

Modeled by "Molly" (American Girl Doll)

Elizabeth F Stabler ; LizaKnitter on Ravelry

#5 needles, either circular or dp's.  Using circular needles will required the "magic loop" technique
 50-60 yds sport weight yarn, such as Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport or Cascade 220 Sport
Darning needle
Gauge: 20 sts to 4"

Cast on 60 sts in k2p2 rib.  Continue for 15 rows or until work is  1 ½”long.
Change to st st and knit until the work is 5" long.  Put 34 sts on each of two needles (or the ends of circular needles) and join, using either the Kitchener st or 3-needle bind-off.  
 With a darning needle weave in the loose ends.
dp’s – double point needles
k – knit
p - purl
st st – stocking or stockingette stitch
sts – stitches
yds - yards