By Vicki Square
With 30 thoroughly unique styles for enjoyable and sensible hats, this globe-trotting assortment offers transparent illustrations and step by step directions for knitters of all ability degrees. background and folklore from the hat's kingdom of starting place accompany every one undertaking. incorporated are felted cowboy hats, festive hats from Cameroon and Japan, old derbies from round Europe, a beaded cloche from Afghanistan, hot cossacks from Russia, and darling child bonnets from Nigeria and China. every one detailed topper is an merchandise of favor and of substance. The ingenious and flexible designs and diversity of yarns and strategies placed a brand new spin at the typical hat trend and reinterpret those folks classics for contemporary knitters.
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Additional info for Folk Hats (Folk Knitting series)
Pick up and k1 stitch in each of the slipped stitches along the heel flap, k9 [10, 11]. The round begins in the middle of the bottom of the foot. Left decrease round: K until 2 stitches remain before first marker, k2tog. Work the next row of the Main Chart, k1, ssk. K to end of round. 2 stitches decreased. Left regular round: K to first marker. Work the next row of the Main Chart. K to end of round. Left shifting round: K until 2 stitches remain before first marker, k2tog. Work the next row of the Main Chart, m1l.
Pick up and knit 1 stitch in each of the slipped stitches along the other side of the heel flap, k9 . The round now begins in the middle of the bottom of the foot. Decrease round: K until 3 stitches remain before first marker, k2tog, k1. Work across the top of the foot following the next row of the Main Chart as described above for the first 30  stitches, p the 31st [41st] stitch. K1, ssk, k to end of round. 2 stitches decreased. Non-decrease round: K to first marker. Work across the top of the foot following the next row of the Main Chart as described above for the first 30  stitches, p the 31st [41st] stitch.
Cast on: Using smaller needles and a provisional cast on, cast on 64  stitches. Place marker and join for working in the round. Cuff and leg: Using needles 1 size smaller than needed to get gauge, work 6 rounds of k. Work 1 round of yo, k2tog. Switch to larger needles. Work 6 rounds of k. Work the cast on stitches together with the live stitches by knitting each live stitch together with 1 cast on stitch. Work 1 round of k. If you would like a shorter sock, work the appropriate Main Chart once.