Winter dawn skies are spectacular to behold with deep blues and the hint of sunshine rays peeking through giving the sky a wonderful purple hue.
At the start of 2016, our focus is going to be in simple, beginner patterns. These patterns will evolve into more intermediate level by the middle of the year, then tackling some advanced patterns by the end of the year.
Knitting loom: Hat loom, set at large gauge, 40 pegs.
Yarn: Approx 75 yds of super bulky merino wool. Malabrigo Rasta in Abril was used in sample.
Notions: Knitting tool, tapestry needle.
Gauge: 4sts x 10 rows = 2 inches
Size: Fits adult female | head circumference up to 21″
Set knitting loom, to large gauge at 40 pegs.
Cast on 40 sts, prepare to work in the round.
Rnd 1-Rnd 6: *k2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 7: *k1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 8: *p1, k1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep Rnds 7 and 8: until item measures 7.5 inches from cast on edge (approx 30 rnds).
Next rnd: Move the loop from every “even” peg to its neighbor “odd” peg (from 4 to 3, from 2 to 1, etc). k to the end of rnd.
Bind off with gather removal method.
Weave ends in. Block lightly.