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Mochi Plus Tam / Beret
Designed & Knit by Gail Tanquary
See the matching Mitered Shawl and 2 Way Vest, too

2 - 50 gm balls Crystal Palace Mochi Plus, 'autumn rainbow'#557

Crystal Palace Bamboo Circular Needles: Sizes 26" - size 10 & 16" - size 7
Crochet Hook size H
Stitch marker

Two sizes: teen/small adult and regular adult

Gauge: 16 sts = 4" in Stockinette St

Terms & Abbreviations
Provisional Cast On:
With size H crochet hook and contrasting color yarn, ch 50 loosely. Turn the chain so the bumpy side is facing and pick up 1 st in each bump. [Note that you skip the first 5 bumps at each end of the crocheted chain.]
Tip: Put "Provisional Cast On" in Google to find various tutorials if you are unclear on this concept.

work to designated stitch, sl next st from left to right needle as to purl, bring yarn to front, sl st back to left needle, turn and bring yarn forward ready to purl.
Wyif: with yarn in front

Using the Provisional Cast on, pick up and knit 40 sts, one in ea bump, starting with the 5th ch and ending with 5 ch left at end.

1 - (wrong side) Knit to last 3 sts, place marker, K2, sl 1 wyif.
2 - K to within 3 sts of end, WT.
3 - and all wrong-side rows: Purl to last 3 sts, K2, sl 1 wyif.
4 - K to within 3 sts of gap created by last turn, WT.
5 - Purl to marker, K2, sl 1 wyif. 6-17 (19)
Rep rows 4 and 5 until there are 8 (9) groups of 2 sts with gaps between.
End by working a purl row.
18 (20) - K 1 row, slipping needle under wrap and knitting it together with the wrapped st.
19 (21) - Knit
20 (22) - Knit
21 (23) - Knit

Repeat rows 2-21 (23) seven times more, with 2 garter ridges separating the sections, but end last repeat by working row 19 (21), having only one garter ridge at end.
Do not bind off.

Pull out chain from provisional cast on and sl the live sts onto the 16" circular needle. Place right sides together and work 3-needle bind off to join.

With size 7 - 16" circular needle, pick up and K one st in each slipped st along edge of hat 80 (88) sts.
Work in K1-P1 ribbing for 1.25".
Bind off loosely in rib pattern using tip of larger needle to keep bind off loose.

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Designed and Knit by Gail Tanquary for Crystal Palace Yarns
Visit Gail's shop, Alameda Yarn Co., Alameda, CA if you are in the East Bay area.

copyright 2009 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this free knitting pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format or elsewhere on the Web without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns Mochi Plus are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.