Thursday, February 16, 2012

Nora's Cap in Fourteen Colors

Materials:DK weight yarns, up to 14 colors -- you might want to do this as a stashbuster.US # 5 or #6 needlesGauge: 22 stitches and 30 rows per 4”

Instructions:CO 140 stitchesK1 P1 rib ,changing to a new color every 2 rows for a total of 28 rows.(I used the following colors: orange, dark red, dark green, medium gray, golden brown, light red, light gray, maroon, light green, yellow, grayish brown, taupe, blue, purple)On the next row, begin stockinette stitch, and work as follows:5 rows deep maroon3 rows medium gray7 rows dark red5 rows yellow2 rows orange3 rows purple5 rows grayish brown3 rows blueBegin Decrease on the first row of the next color. To decrease, place markers every 20 stitches, and K2tog after every marker on every row until there are 7 stitches remaining.6 rows light green4 rows light gray2 rows light red8 rows dark greenTie off the remaining stitches, and sew up the side seam.