I Predict A Riot
|Named after the yarn it was created in,
(and the awesome song by The Kaiser Chiefs),
this hat knits up into a riot of colours
without a doubt. Just don’t go starting
fights when you’re wearing it! Using a
basket stitch this hat looks so much
more complicated than it is.
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To fit one size: Adult
1 skein King Cole Riot DK / 8ply (Shown in Magic 404)
1 Size 4.5mm circular needle
1 Size 4.5mm double pointed needles
Use the needle size best suited to give you the gauge listed below.
1 stitch marker
1 yarn needle
24sts / 26 rows = 4 inches
Knitting in the round
Yarn overs and Knitting 2 together
Instructions are provided in written format.
Originally published July 2011.
PDF file size: 422KB
K2tog = Knit 2 stitches together
Yo = Yarn over the needle
Pass Yo = pass the yarn over stitch over the knitted stitches
Cast on 100 stitches on to the circular needle. Place a stitch marker and join in the round making sure not to twist.
Knit in a 1 x 1 Rib (K1, P1, repeat) until work measures 1.5 inches.
Row 1: *yo, k2, pass yo *repeat to end.
Row 2: Knit
Rows 1 & 2 make the pattern. Continue repeating these rows until work measures 5.5 inches in total, ending with row 2.
Decreasing for the crown:
Change to 4.5mm DPN’s when the work starts to get tight on your circular needle.
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15: *yo, k2, pass yo* rep to end
Row 2: *K8, K2tog* rep to end
Row 4: *K7, K2tog* rep to end
Row 6: *K6, K2tog* rep to end
Row 8: *K5, K2tog* rep to end
Row 10: *K4, K2tog* rep to end
Row 12: *K3, K2tog* rep to end
Row 14: *K2, K2tog* rep to end
Row 16: *K1, K2tog* rep to end (20 sts)
Break yarn and draw through the remaining 20 sts. Pull tight and weave in the loose ends.
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