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Stripe knotty top Hat

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Supplies:

Size 6 16″ circular needles

Size 6 DPN set or 4 or 5

2 skeins of chunky yarn, contrasting colors

I used LBY Babys first Bulky weight 3.5 oz, 120 yds

Mc Sea Sprite

CC Splish Splash

stitch marker

Tapestry needle

Gauge: 4 sts x 5 rows=1 inch in St st.

Body

With circular needles

With MC CO 64

Place marker
Join round and knit 5 rows
Change to CC and knit 5 rows

Repeat these 10 rows once more
Knit 5 rows with MC

Decrease:  Switch to DPN when it starts to get difficult to knit on the circulars.
With CC
Row 1: Knit 6, k2tog Repeat for round

Row2: Knit 5, K2tog, Repeat for round

Row3: Knit 4, K2tog Repeat for round

Row4: Knit 3, K2tog repeat for round

Row5: Knit 2, K2tog, repeat for round

Change to MC
Row6: Knit 1, K2tog epeat for round

Row7: K2tog, repeat for round

Row8:K2tog, repeat for round(4 sts)

With remaining 4 sts knit I-cord for 8 inches.
Break yarn and with a tapestry needle thread yarn through the 4 live stitches and cinch tight. Thread yarn through  I-cord into center of hat. Tie Knot close to the bottom of the I-Cord

Weave in ends.