Gnome Beanie

Designed by:  French designer, Mademoiselle Plumette

LOOM:  Flexee Loom Skinny, 80 pegs.

YARN:  Approx 145 yds of worsted  acrylic/wool yarn. Sample used Manon of DMC, 2 skeins, 1 skein per color.

NOTIONS:  Tapestry needle, hook, scissors, Round counter (optional).

GAUGE: 6 sts  X 7rows = 2”

SIZE:  Shown in adult med. size, (Fits up to a 21” head circumference.)

ABBREVIATIONS

k=knit   p=purl  k2tog=knit 2 together     dec=decrease

NOTES: Each time a link becomes empty, remove it. Hat can be knit in solid color or 2 colors (like sample). If you use 2 yarn colors, make the yarn color change after the decrease round.

INSTRUCTIONS

 Cast on 80 sts, prepare to work in the round.

Round 1- 14 : k2 p2, repeat to end of round.

Round 15 – 24: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 25: K2tog, k17, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 76 pegs remain.

Round 26 – 35: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 36: K2tog, k16, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 72 pegs remain. 

Round 37 – 46: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 47: K2tog, k15, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 68 pegs remain.

 Round 48 – 57: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 58: K2tog, k14, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 64 pegs remain.

 Round 59 – 68: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 69: K2tog, k13, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 60 pegs remain.

 Round 70 – 79: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 80: K2tog, k12, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 56 pegs remain.

Round 81 – 90: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 91: K2tog, k11, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 52 pegs remain.

Round 92 – 101: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 102: K2tog, k10, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 48 pegs remain.

Round 103 – 112: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 113: K2tog, k9, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 44 pegs remain.

Round 114 – 123: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 124: K2tog, k8, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 40 pegs remain.

Round 125 – 134 : K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 135 : K2tog, k7, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 36 pegs remain.

Round 136 – 145: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 146: K2tog, k6, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 32 pegs remain.

Round 147 – 156: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 157: K2tog, k5, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 28 pegs remain.

Round 158 – 167: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 168: K2tog, k4, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 24 pegs remain.

Round 169 – 178: K to end of round. (10 rounds)

Round 179: K2tog, k3, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 20 pegs remain.

Round 180 – 189: 10 knit rounds

Round 190: K2tog, k2, repeat to end of round, for a total of 4 decreases. 16 pegs remain.

Round 191 – 200: K to end of round. (10 rounds)


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