It's come to my attention that one of my free patterns is no longer available on Dropbox (the site I used to store my PDF's). AND. Actually after checking, NONE of my free patterns are available on Dropbox. Why? No one knows. Actually, to be accurate, someone probably knows, but it isn't me.....
Waves of Grain Hat
by Lori A. Smith
18" around x 8"long - fits an average size head
130 yards of Worsted weight yarn (self-striping or solid)
Size 6 circular needles (or double point needles) or size needle to get gauge.
k2tog - knit 2 sts together. ssk - slip, slip, knit 2 sts together. yo - yarn over. rnd - round
1-1/2 sts to the inch in pattern stitch
CO 90 sts. Join in the round without twisting. K1. P1 rob for 4 rounds.
Begin Waves of Grain stitch (multiple of 18x6 rnds):
Rnds 1-4: Knit.
Rnd 5: *(P2tog) 3 times, (K1, yo) 6 times, (P2tog) 3 times. Place marker; repeat around.
Rnd 6: Knit
Repeat these 6 rnds for 5-1/2" (or desired length before decreases) ending with rnd 6.
Rnds 1 & 3: *(K2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, ssk, slip marker); repeat around.
Rnds 2 & 4: Knit.
Rnd 5: (P2tog) 2 times, k2, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k2, (p2tog) 2 times: repeat around.
Rnd 6, 8 & 10: Knit.
Rnds 7 & 9: *(K2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, ssk, slip marker); repeat around.
Rnd 11: *(P2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2).
Rnds 12, 14 & 16: Knit.
Rnds 13 & 15: *(K2tog, knit to 2 sts before marker, ssk, slip marker); repeat around.
Rnds 17 & 18: K2tog until 7 sts remain. With darning needle, thread yarn tail through these 7 sts. Pull up tightly. Secure to wrong side. Weave in ends. Block. Enjoy!
Copyright 2013, Lori A. Smith (updated 7/7/15)
Objects knit from this design may be used as you wish. Just do me a favor, please credit me for the design.