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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Jake's Twilight Beanie

Jacob "Jake" Black is a fictional character in the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer He is described as a Native American of the Quileute tribe in La Push, near Forks, Washington. In the second book of the series, he undergoes a transformation that allows him to morph into a wolf
 As a werewolf  Jacob needs a hat that can be pulled very low over his eyes and ears. Very stretchy is also good for him, because his head shape may change. This pattern is based on a beanie he wore in that series, is very easy and knits up fast.

Materials:

100grms- Chunky type yarn

6mm (US10)  needles

Embroidery needle for weaving in ends and sewing seam.

Gauge: 10cm x 10cm = 18 stitches x 22 rows on 6mm needles.

Abbreviations:
K – knit
Kfb – knit into the front and back of the stitch
K2tog – knit two stitches together
P - purl
Rep – repeat
St st - stockinette stitch

Instructions:


Cast on 75 sts

Row 1 : *k1 p2; rep from * to end
Row 2 : * k2, p1, rep from* to end
Repeat these two rows until row 30 is completed.
Row 31: kfb, knit to end (76 sts)
Row 32 : purl
Continue in St st until work measures 8cm from top of ribbing.

Crown Decreases
Row 1: (k9, k2tog) 6 times, k10 (70 sts)
Row 2 and all alternate rows: purl
Row 3: (k8, k2tog) 7 times (63 sts)
Row 5: (k7, k2tog) 7 times (56 sts)
Row 7: (k6, k2tog) 7 times (49 sts)
Row 9: (k5, k2tog) 7 times (42 sts)
Row 11: (k4, k2tog) 7 times (35 sts)
Row 13: (k3, k2tog) 7 times (28 sts)
Row 15: (k2, k2tog) 7 times (21 sts)
Row 17: (k1, k2tog) 7 times (14 sts)
Row 19: (k2tog) 7 times (7 sts)
Break off yarn and thread through remaining sts with a yarn needle. Pull tight and
secure. Sew seam and weave in ends.

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