Fund-Raiser Hat and Scarf


Hat: about 190 yards of worsted weight yarn, 12" circular needle US size 4, set of four double pointed needles US size 4
Scarf: about 280 yards of worsted weight yarn, US needles size 6
(Five skeins of KnitPicks' Andean Silk work wonderfully for the set.)
Cable needle
Stitch marker
Yarn needle
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20 st to 4" in stockinette on the needles for the hat.


K = knit
P = Purl
K2tog = Knit two stitches together as if they were one stitch
C6B = Place three stitches onto cable needle and hold to back, knit three stitches, knit the three stitches from the cable needle.
RS = right side
WS = wrong side


With the circular needle, cast on 16 stitches. Do not join, the hat band is worked back and forth in rows (straight needles can also be used here). Work the following pattern, beginning with a right side row, until the hat band measures about 20".
Hat Band Cable
Rows 1, 3, 5 (RS):    (K1, P1) twice, K7, (P1, K1) twice, P1
Row 2, 4, 6, 8 (WS):  (P1, K1)twice, P7, (K1, P1) twice, K1
Row 7:                (K1, P1) twice, K1, C6B, (P1, K1) twice, P1
These eight rows make up the cabled hat band.
End with row eight. Do NOT bind off. Instead, leave the hat band on the needles and unravel the cast on edge. Place the unraveled edge onto another needle and join both ends by grafting (kitchener stitch).
Hat Body
With circular needle, pick up and knit 90 stitches evenly along one side of the band. Place a stitch marker at the beginning of the round.
Work in stockinette until the hat measurers 6 1/2" from the bottom of the band.
Shape Top
Begin decrease rounds, switching to double pointed needles as needed.
Round 1:   *K4, K2tog* repeat from star
Round 2:   K
Round 3:   *K3, K2tog* repeat from star
Round 4:   K
Round 5:   *K2, K2tog* repeat from star
Round 6:   K
Round 7:   *K1, K2tog* repeat from star
Round 8:   K
Round 9:   K1, *K2tog* repeat from star
Round 10:  K1, *K2tog*
Break yarn, leaving a six inch tail. Thread tail through the stitches left on the needle and secure inside hat.
Weave in loose ends.


Cast on 34. Work in seed stitch (*K1, P1* repeat from star all the way across row. On WS, knit the purled stitches and purl the knit stitches) for 6 rows.
Begin scarf cable pattern as follows.
Scarf Cable Pattern
Row 1 (RS):           (K1, P1) twice, K7, P1, K1, P1, K7, P1, K7, 
                      (P1, K1) twice, P1
Row 2, 4, 6, 8 (WS):  (P1, K1) twice, P7, K1, P1, K1, P7, K1, P7,
                      (K1, P1) twice, K1
Row 3:                (K1, P1) twice, K1, C6B, P1, K1, P1, C6B, K1, P1,
                      K1, C6B, (P1, K1) twice, P1
Row 5, 7:             Work as Row 1.
*Confused? Just work 5 stitches in moss stitch, 6 as your cable, 3 in moss stitch, 6 as your cable, 3 in moss, 6 for a cable and then 5 moss stitches*

Continue until scarf measures 56 inches, desired length, or you have just enough yarn to finish up. End pattern with row 8. Work 6 rows of moss stitch and bind off in pattern.
Weave in loose ends and block.

*Please let me know if you find any (Horrors!) mistakes in the pattern!*

Copyright 2005, Emily Ivey
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All rights reserved with the following exception:
This pattern may be used to produce a hat and scarf that may then be donated to be sold for any Worthy Cause.
For instance, if your church needs a new roof and is having a bazaar to raise money, you can sell this hat and scarf in the bazaar to benefit the church.
A new church roof is a Worthy Cause.
An auction to benefit your Public Library is a Worthy Cause.
A Rummage Sale to support your local animal shelter is a Worthy Cause.
Buying Snickers for your children or more yarn for yourself is not a Worthy Cause. You get the idea.