Lace Snowfall Hat
This hat was inspired by the lace class I took on Knitting Paridise.com

Brim Pattern:
Cast on 86 sts. Join withour twisting, place marker after the join.
Rows: 1,3.5,8,10 & 12, K and sm.
Rows: 2,4,7,9 & 11; P and sm.
Row 6: *K2tog, YO* repeat to last stitch before m, K1, sm.

Body Pattern:
Row 1: *K3, YO, Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO, YO,* rep * to *, last st before m, K1, sm.
Rows 2 & 4: K, sm
Row 3: *YO, Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO, YO, K3.* rep * to *, last st before m, K1, sm.

Work 6 to 7 inches of the body, end with row 2 or 4, now ready to start the decreases.

Decrease pattern
Row 1: *K15, K2tog, * rep * to *, last st before m, K1, sm. (80 sts)
All even number rows K,sm
Row 3: *K6, K2tog, * rep * to * and sm. (70 sts)
Row 5: * K5, K2tog, * rep * to * and sm. (60 sts)
Row 7: * K4, K2tog, * rep * to * and sm. (50 sts)
Row 9: *K3, K2tog,* * rep * to * and sm. (40sts)
Row 11: * K2, K2tog, * rep * to * and sm. (30 sts)
Row 13: * K1, K2tog, * rep * to * and sm. (20 sts)
Row 15: K2tog across row, cut yarn leaving 5 to 6 inches, thread tapestry needle and draw threw remaing stitches, tighten and hide rest of ends.

Note. When stitches get to hard to handle with circular needle, change to double pointed.
By Wendy Goldner

Happy Knitting

 

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