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See diagram A.1. The diagram shows all rows in pattern seen from RS.
TIP FOR SWITCHING YARN:
When switching ball with Polaris split the old yarn and the new yarn and cut away approx. 5 cm / 2’’ of half. Place them tog, moisten and twine tog between the palms.
Worked back and forth on circular needle. READ TIP FOR SWITCHING YARN!
Cast on 35-37 sts on needle size 12 mm / US 17 with Polaris (let the yarn end be approx. 50 cm / 19¾” for sewing the hat tog when finished).
Work in stockinette st.
When piece measures 4-4 cm / 1½”-1½”, work 0-2 sts in stockinette st at beg of row.
Then on same row work PATTERN according to diagram A.1 (= 5 sts) over all 35-35 sts. Continue with pattern until piece measures approx. 19-20 cm / 7½”-8”. Insert 6 markers in the piece. Insert first marker after 4 sts, then insert markers 6 sts apart (= 1-3 sts after last marker).
Then work in stockinette st over all sts. AT THE SAME TIME on every row from RS dec 1 st on right side of every marker by K 2 tog (= 6 dec on row).
Repeat dec 2 more times (= 3 times in total) = 17-19 sts on row. Piece measures approx. 27-28 cm / 10½”-11”. On next row from RS K 2 tog across = 9-10 sts.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts, tighten tog and fasten.
Sew hat tog, sew in outer loop of edge sts to avoid a chunky seam.
Cast on 45 sts on circular needle size 15 mm / US 19 with Polaris.
Work in stockinette st in the round. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE! READ TIP FOR SWITCHING YARN!
Continue like this for 4 cm / 1½’’. Then
work PATTERN according to diagram A.1 (= 5 sts) over all 45 sts. Continue with pattern until piece measures approx. 24 cm / 9½”. Then work in stockinette st.
Bind off when piece measures approx. 28 cm / 11”.
K from RS, P from WS
1 YO, slip 1 st as if to K, K 1, psso
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