Design by Renita Harvey
LOOM: Flexee Loom Links- Chunky, 28 chunky links, 56 pegs used.
YARN: 65 – 70 yds of super bulky/6 weight yarn. 1 ball of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick in color Lollipop used in the sample.
NOTIONS: loom tool, tapestry needle, button
GAUGE: 6 sts x 12 rows = 2″
K – knit, P – purl K2tog – knit 2 together CO – cast on BO – bind off R – row Rnd – round Rep – repeat
SPECIAL STITCH INSTRUCTIONS
K2tog – worked over 2 pegs with peg 1 on the right and peg 2 on the left. Lift the stitch off peg 1 and place on peg 2. Now peg 1 is empty, and peg 2 has 2 stitches. Knit peg 2 treating both loops as one.
Brim is worked as a flat panel to create the flap the button will be sewn on.
Button is ornamental only.
When decreasing, move each stitch over after decreasing until 2 pegs are empty on the same link from 2 decreases. Remove empty link.
Join 28 chunky gauge links (56 pegs total).
CO 56 sts. Prepare to work a flat panel.
R1: *P2, K2, rep from * to end
R2: *K2, P2, rep from * to end
R3 – 8: rep R1-2, 3 more times
R9: Rep R1, once more
R10: BO 8 sts in pattern, *K2, P2, rep from * to end
Remove 4 links and join to work in the round – 48 sts
Rnd 1: K48
Rnd 2: K40, P1, K7
Rnd 3: K39, P3, K6
Rnd 4: K38, P2, K1, P2, K5
Rnd 5: K37, P2, K3, P2, K4
Rnd 6: K36, P2, K5, P2, K3
Rnd 7: K35, P2, K7, P2, K2
Rnd 8: K34, P2, K9, P2, K1
Rnd 9: K33, P2, K11, P2
Rnd 10: K34, P2, K9, P2, K1
Rnd 11: K35, P2, K7, P2, K2
Rnd 12: K36, P2, K5, P2, K3
Rnd 13: K37, P2, K3, P2, K4
Rnd 14: K38, P2, K1, P2, K5
Rnd 15: K39, P3, K6
Rnd 16: K40, P1, K7
Rnd 17 – 18: K all
Note: When decreasing, remove a link when 2 pegs are empty.
Rnd 1: *K4, K2tog, rep from * to end.
Rnd 2: K all
Rnd 3: *K3, K2tog, rep from * to end.
Rnd 4: K all
Rnd 5: *K2, K2tog, rep from * to end.
Rnd 6: K all
Rnd 7: *K1, K2tog, rep from * to end
Rnd 8: K all
Rnd 9: *K2tog, rep from * to end
Rnd 10: K all
BO using gathered bind off method and secure.
Weave in ends.
Sew button on with extra yarn to secure the flap to the brim.