Saturday, September 10, 2011

Marlee Cloche

The Marlee Cloche was designed to keep you warm and stylish while walking on a brisk fall afternoon.




Size:

22" circumference

Yarn:

Patons - Classic Wool Denim Marl - 1 ball


Supplies:

US Size 8/Metric 5mm 16" circular and 5 double point needles

crochet hook to weave in ends

needle and thread


Notions:

One button


Glossary:

K - knit

K2 tog - knit 2 together (decrease)

K1 f/b - knit 1 stitch in front and back of stitch (increase)
P2 tog - purl 2 together (decrease)

Gauge:

5 stitches per inch


Ridge Pattern:

Row 1: Knit across

Row 2: P2 tog across

Row 3: K1 f/b across

Row 4: Knit across

Repeat these 4 rows



Marlee Cloche
Cast on 110 stitches and join in round.

Knit 4 rows (stockinette stitch)

Begin ridge pattern and repeat until piece measures 7". End on row 4

Decrease shaping:

Row 1: Knit 9, k2 tog, repeat across row. (100 stitches remaining)

Row 2: Work row 2 of ridge pattern

Row 3: Work row 3 of ridge pattern

Row 4: Knit 8, k2 tog, repeat across rnd. (90 stitches remaining)

Row 5: Knit 7, k2 tog, repeat across rnd. (80 stitches remaining)

Row 6: Work row 2 of ridge pattern

Row 7: K1 f/b for 3 stitches, knit 1, repeat across rnd. (70 stitches remaining)

Row 8: Knit 5, k2 tog, repeat across rnd. (60 stitches remaining)

Row 9: Knit 4, k2 tog, repeat across rnd. (50 stitches remaining)

Row 10: (switch to dp needles) Work row 2 of ridge pattern

Row 11: K1 f/b for 1 stitch, knit 1, repeat across rnd to last stitch, K1 f/b (38 stitches remaining)

Row 12: K1, k2 tog, repeat across rnd to last 2 stitches, knit 2 (26 stitches remaining)

Row 13: K2 tog, repeat across rnd (13 stitches remaining)

Row 14: P2 tog, repeat across rnd to last stitch, purl 1

Cut 10" tail and thread on needle and run thru remaining stitches on  dp needles, then run thru the center and secure

Finishing:

Weave in loose ends with crochet hook and block. Fold up front of hat and sew on decorative button.


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