Fashionaire, Toque and Cloche Hats


Source:  http://handmadebymother.blogspot.com/2010/03/bow-before-your-new-fashion-overlords.html

Fashionaire
(One size fits all adults)

MATERIAL: Lady Galt machine launderable Medallion (Group E) (3 strands).
Colour A: 2 balls. Colour B: 1 ball. 1 pair 3/4 inch jumbo needles.

TENSION: 1 ½ sts = 1 inch.

PATTERN STITCH: Row 1: (wrong side) With Colour A, purl. Row 2: With Colour B * k 1, sl 1; repeat from * to end. Row 3: With Colour B, purl. Row 4: With Colour A, * sl 1, k 1; repeat from * to end.

BODY OF HAT: With Colour A cast on 8 sts. Work in pattern for 22 ins. Cast off.

Top: With Colour A and right side toward you, pick up an knit 32 sts along one side of strip. Working in Stockinette Stitch, dec as follows: First Dec Row: P 2 tog to end. Knit 1 row even. 2nd Dec Row: P 1, * p 2 tog, p 1; repeat form * to end. 3rd Dec Row: K 2 tog to last st, k 1. Break yarn, leaving a 20 inch end, draw through remaining sts and fasten securely.

Band: With Colour A and right side toward you, pick up and knit 28 sts along opposite edge of hat.

Next Row: Cast off on purl row.

FINISHING: Sew seam. DO NOT BLOCK.


Toque

(One size fits all adults)

MATERIAL: 4 balls Lady Galt machine launderable Medallion (Group E) (3 strands).
1 pair 3/4 inch jumbo needles.

TENSION: 2 sts = 1 inch.

PATTERN STITCH: Row 1: * Knit in 2nd st on left needle, slipping off needle over first st, k first st; repeat from * to end. Row 2: * Purl in 2nd st on left needle, slipping off needle over first st, purl first st; repeat from * to end.

BODY OF HAT: Cast on 36 sts. Work in Pattern Stitch for 7 ins. Keeping continuity of pattern dec as follows: First Dec Row: * K 2, k 2 tog; repeat from * to end. Work 1 row even. 2nd Dec Row: * K 1, k 2 tog; repeat form * to end. Work 1 row even. 3rd Dec Row: K 2 tog across row. Break yarn, leaving a 24 inch end, draw through remaining sts and fasten securely.

FINISHING: Sew seam. Make a pompon. DO NOT BLOCK.


Cloche
(One size fits all adults)

MATERIAL: 4 balls machine launderable Medallion (Group E) (3 strands).
1 pair 3/4 inch jumbo needles.

TENSION: 2 sts = 1 inch.

PATTERN STITCH: Row 1: * Knit in 2nd st on left needle, slipping off needle over first st, k first st; repeat from * to end. Row 2: P 1, * purl in 2nd st on left needle, slipping off over first st, p first st; repeat from * to last st, p 1.

BODY OF HAT: Cast on 42 sts. Work in Pattern Stitch for 7 ins.

Top: With right side toward you, and working in Stockinette Stitch, dec as follows: First Dec Row: * K 1, k 2 tog; repeat from * to end. Purl 1 row even. 2nd Dec Row: K 1, * k 2 tog, k 1; repeat from * to end. 3rd Dec Row: P 2 tog across row ending p 1. Break yarn, leaving a 24 inch end, draw through remaining sts and fasten securely.

FINISHING: Sew seam.
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