the knit net

Hinagiku Hat

by 87Cafe

Step 1:

Rib Band (Twisted Rib)
With smaller needles, CO 120 sts.
Join to beg working in the rnd being careful not twist; pm for
beg of rnd.
rib rnd: *k1 through the back loop, p; rep from * to end of the
rnd.
Rep rib rnd until piece measures 7cm (3 inch) from beg.

Step 2:

Crown (Daisy stitch)
Change to larger needles.
rnd 1: k8, m1, (k15, m1) 7 times, k7. (128 sts)
rnd 2: *p1, [K3tog, yo, k3tog] into the same 3 sts; rep from *
to end of the rnd.
rnd 3: rm, sl 1, pm (= this indicates new beg of rnd), k to
marker.
(The first st of the rnd is worked twice. Once as first sl st and
once as last st of the rnd.)
rnd 4: rm, sl 1, pm (= this indicates new beg of rnd), *p1, [K3tog,
yo, k3tog] into the same 3 sts; rep from * to marker.
(The first st of the rnd is worked twice. Once as first sl st and
once as last st of the rnd.)
Last 2 rnds form daisy stitch pattern.
Rep rnds 3-4 until hat measures 24cm (9.5 inch) from CO edge,
so ending with a rnd 3.

Step 3:

Shape top
rnd 1: rm, sl 1, pm (= this indicates new beg of rnd), *p1,k3tog;
rep from * to marker. (64 sts)
(The first st of the rnd is worked twice. Once as first sl st and
once as last st of the rnd.)
rnd 2: knit.
rnd 3: *p1,k3tog; rep from * to end of the rnd. (32 sts)
rnd 4: knit.
rnd 5: k2tog to end of the rnd. (16 sts)
rnd 6: k2tog to end of the rnd. (8 sts)
Break yarn leaving a 15 cm (6 inch) tail.
Thread tail through remain sts and pull snugly to close top.
Weave in all ends.