Crystal Palace Yarns - FREE PATTERN - Knit
Description: Thjs Chunky Mochi cap is comfy and stylish.
Level: Easy/Intermediate (k2tog decreases, yo's, working in the rnd)
Size: Woman's Medium (16" unstretched, ~20" stretched)
Gauge: 4 sts = 1 inch over pattern stitch on larger needles
Abbreviations: beg- beginning; CO- cast on; k- knit; k2tog- knit 2 stitches together to decrease by one stitch; p- purl; p2tog- purl 2 stitches together to decrease by one stitch; rep- repeat; rnd- round; ssk- slip 1 stitch knitwise onto right needle, slip 2nd stitch knitwise onto right needle, slip both stitches back onto left needle and knit them together (decreases by one); st(s)- stitch(es); yo- yarn over
With circular needles, CO 72 sts. Place marker to indicate beg of rnd. Join (being careful not to twist sts) and k 4 rnds.
Work in pattern, alternating the 2 rnds until the hat is ~5 in above the rolled edge. End after completion of rnd 1.
Rnd 1: *(p2, yo, k2tog) around.
Rnd 2: *(p2, k2) around.
Work 1 rnd *(p2tog, k2, p2, k2) around; work 1 rnd *(p1, yo, k2tog, p2, yo, k2tog) around.
Work 1 rnd*(p1, k2, p2tog, k2) around; work 1 rnd *(p1, yo, k2tog) around
Work 1 rnd *(p1, k2tog, p1, k2) around; work 1 rnd *(p1, k1, p1, k2) around
*(p1, k1, p1, k2tog) around; *(p1, k1) around
*(p2, yo k2tog) around; *(p2tog, k2) around
*(p1, k2tog) around
K2tog until only ~6-8 sts remain.
Cut yarn, leaving a 6"-8" tail. Using the crochet hook, pull yarn through each st and drop off needle. Pull yarn end to inside; secure end and weave in all ends.