Friday, November 23, 2007

Pattern for Kitty Santa Hat

Santa Hat Pattern For Your Kitty by Sheepish 1

Used: size 8 needles

Scraps of worsted weight red yarn, most probably Patons wool

White boucle type yarn, guessing it was from Caron, simply soft boucle

Using white boucle type yarn

Cast on 27 stitches.

Row 1. Knit

Row 2. Purl

Row 3-8.Change to red yarn, and knit stockinette stitch, starting with a knit row for 6 rows, ending with a purl row.

Row 9. Decrease Row #1. *K2, K2tog.,K1* Repeat from * to * until last 2 stitches, K2.

Row 10—12. Stockinette stitch 3 rows, starting and ending with a purl row.

Row 13. Decrease Row #2. *K1, K2tog.,K1* Repeat from * to * until last 2 stitches, K2tog.

Row 14-18. Stockinette stitch 5 rows, starting and ending with a purl row.

Row 19. Decrease Row #3. *K1, K2tog.* Repeat from * to * until last stitch, K1.

Row 20-22. Stockinette stitch 3 rows, starting and ending with a purl row.

Row 23. *K1, K2tog.* Repeat from * to * until last stitch, K2. (should be 8 stitches)

Row 24-26. Stockinette stitch 3 rows, starting and ending with a purl row.

Row 27. *K2tog.* across row (should be 4 stitches)

Row 28. Purl

Row 29. *K2tog.* across row (should be 2 stitches)

Attach white boucle yarn. K2tog. (1 stitch).

Knit in front of, back of, and then front of same one stitch on needle. Cut yarn leaving long tail. Draw through remaining stitches on knitting needle with a wide-eyed sewing needle and pull up tight and secure. Sew up side seam.

Please note this is my first ever online pattern, and is not yet second time tested…if any errors, please feel free to email me any questions…comments also welcome…and would love to see any post photos, particularly of hat on your cats.

5 comments:

Trifarina said...

Thanks for the pattern! I just made one, but won't be able to try it on the cat until x-mas.

Hope said...

How'd ya get them to stay on their head? lol.

sheepish1 said...

glue...lol
no they were actually sitting quietly, and I snuck up with camera and hat, took as many shots with camera as I could and some were actually good.

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Trifarina said...

I have a picture of the cat wearing mine on my blog! Too cool!
http://testytrifarina.blogspot.com/2007/12/merry-freaking-christmas-from-cat.html