Thursday, December 1, 2011

Free Knitting Pattern! Her Royal Highness Hat...

Her Royal Highness Hat
By Jennifer Dickerson

Knitted in the round in a deep royal purple, your little queen will enjoy wearing this knitted hat embellished with crochet “gems.” Be sure to check out the matching scarf pattern so she can be dressed in full royal regalia!

  • 1 Skein Lion Brand Hometown
  • Various yarn scraps in “gem-like” colors
  • US 11(8 mm) Circular Needles
  • US 11 (8mm) DPNs
  • Crochet hook (size not so important, use whatever you like (for the bigger gem I used an “N” hook and for the smaller gems I used an “I” hook).
  • Tapestry Needle

  • Child (6-12)

Instructions for Hat:
CO 48 sts, PM and join for working in the round.
Work in K2, P2 ribbing for 2 inches.
Switch to stockinette and work until hat is 8 inches from CO edge.

Decrease for crown:
Row 1: K2tog, k2 around
Row 2: Knit
Row 3: K2tog, k1 around
Row 4: Knit
Row 5: K2tog around
Cut yarn, leaving long tail and using tapestry needle run through remaining stitches and pull tightly. Weave in ends.

Instructions for Gems (make as many as you like):
Chain 4, sl st to beginning ch to form a ring.
Work 12 dc into ring. Sl st into beginning dc to join.
Weave in ends and stitch to hat.

© Jennifer Dickerson 2013
Please note: Patterns are for personal and charity use only.  In addition, if you enjoy the pattern, please link to it, but do not copy the pattern to your own website or blog (including other languages).  Thank you!

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  1. do you have any really easy flower patterns

  2. I love all your patterns and thank you for this royal highness hat-- I m confused about the decrease for the crown-- you mention knit 2 together than k2 around-- what does knit 2 around mean?? also when do you switched to dpn and what size dpn do we use-- thanking you in advance for responding

  3. what does k2 around mean in the decrease for the crown-- you wrote k2 together , k2 around?? I am making the purple royal highness hat-- thank you

    1. I hope you were able to figure out the decrease for this pattern. When I made it for myself I interpreted it to mean that we knit 2 together, then knit 2, and repeated those steps for the entire round. IT seem to work fine that way.

  4. I'll be knitting this for "Give Kids the World" in red with flowers crocheted with the 4ply yarn & eyelash yarn.


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