Red Heart Zoomy

Knit Newsboy Hat & Fingerless Gloves LW1616

Skill Level: Easy

Designed by Grace Alexander.

NEWSBOY HAT

Hat Directions are for size Small/Medium; changes for size Medium/Large are in parentheses.

RED HEART® "Zoomy™": 2 Balls 8955 Shaded Lime.
Circular Knitting Needle: 8mm [US 11] -16".
Double-pointed Knitting Needles: 8mm [US 11].
Straight Knitting Needles: 5.5mm [US 9] for visor.
Stitch marker, cable needle; yarn needle.

GAUGE: 11 sts = 4"; 18 rows = 4" in Garter st with 8mm needles. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.
Hat Circumference: 20 (22)".

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
M1 (Make 1 stitch) = Lift running thread before next stitch onto left needle and knit into the back loop.
C2B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work, K1, then K1 from cable needle.

With circular needle, cast on 56 (60) sts. Row 1 (Right Side): * K1, P1; rep from * across. Place marker to denote beg of rnd; join to work in the rnd, taking care not to twist sts. Work ribbing pat in the rnd until approximately 1 ¾" from beg. K 1 rnd inc 16 (20) sts evenly spaced - 72 (80) sts. Work in pat:

Rnd 1: [P3 (4), C2B, P8, C2B, P3 (4)] 4 times.

Rnd 2: Knit.

Rep Rnds 1 and 2 until approximately 4" from beg, end Rnd 1.

NOTE: Change to double pointed needles as necessary.

Medium/Large Only-Dec Rnd 1: [K2, K2tog, K12, K2tog, K2] 4 times - 72 sts. Rnd 2: [P3, C2B, P8, C2B, P3] 4 times.

Both Sizes-Next Rnd: [K5, K2tog, K4, K2tog, K5] 4 times - 64 sts.

Next Rnd: [P3, C2B, P3] 8 times.

Next Rnd: [K1, K2tog, K10, K2tog, K1] 4 times - 56 sts.

Next Rnd: [P2, C2B, P6, C2B, P2] 4 times.

Next Rnd: [K4, K2tog, K2, K2tog, K4] 4 times - 48 sts.

Next Rnd: [P2, C2B, P4, C2B, P2] 4 times.

Next Rnd: [K2tog, K8, K2tog] 4 times - 40 sts.

Next Rnd: [P1, C2B, P4, C2B, P1] 4 times.

Next Rnd: [K3, K2tog, K2tog, K3] 4 times - 32 sts.

Next Rnd: [P1, C2B, P2, C2B, P1] 4 times.

Next Rnd: Sl 1, [K6, K2tog] 3 times, K6, Knit tog last and first sl st, moving marker after the K2tog - 28 sts.

Next Rnd: [C2B, P2, C2B, P1] 4 times.

Next Rnd: [K2tog] 14 times - 14 sts.

Next Rnd: [K1, P1, K2, P1, K1, P1] twice.

Next Rnd: [K2tog]7 times - 7 sts. Cut yarn leaving a long tail. Thread through rem sts, draw up firmly, fasten securely.

Visor: With straight needles, pick up and K27 sts from the cast-on edge. P 1 row. K 1 row. P 1 row. Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 9 sts. Knit 1 row. Cast on 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast on 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast on 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows - 27 sts. P 1 row. K 1 row. P 1 row. Bind off, dec 6 sts evenly across. Sew sides of visor; sew bind-off edge in place.

FINGERLESS GLOVES

One size fits most women.

RED HEART® "Zoomy™": 1 Ball 8955 Shaded Lime.
Double-pointed Knitting Needles: 6mm [US 10].
Stitch holder, yarn needle.

GAUGE: 12 sts = 4"; 18 rows = 4" in St st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

RIGHT HAND: Cast on 22 sts. Work 1 row of K1, P1 ribbing dividing sts as follows: Needle 1: 7 sts; Needle 2: 8 sts; Needle 3: 7 sts; join to work in the rnd, taking care not to twist sts. Seed Stitch Rnd 1: * P1, K1; rep from * around. Rnd 2: * K1, P1; rep from * around.

Rep Rnds 1 and 2 for Seed st until 4" from beg. K 4 rnds.

Shape Thumb-Rnd 1: Needle 1: Knit; Needle 2: K3, M1, K1, M1, K4; Needle 3: Knit - 24 sts.

Next And Every Other Rnd: Knit. Continue to Knit across Needles 1 and 3 every rnd and work across Needle 2 as follows:

Rnd 3: K3, M1, K3, M1, K4 - 26 sts. Rnd 5: K3, M1, K5, M1, K4 - 28 sts. Rnd 7: K3, M1, K7, M1, K4 - 30 sts. Rnd 9: K3, place next 9 sts on a holder for thumb, K4 pulling yarn tightly across the gap - 21 sts. Work even until approximately 7" from beg. Work 1 rnd Seed St, inc 1 st on each needle - 24 sts. Work 2 more rnds in Seed st. Bind off loosely in pat.

Thumb: Transfer sts from holder to double points, dividing sts equally. With right side facing, pick up and K1 st before beginning Seed st pat, work Seed st across, cast on 1 st; join in rnd - 11 sts. Work 2 more rnds Seed st. Bind off in pat.

LEFT HAND: Work same as Right Hand EXCEPT reverse the directions for Needle 2 while shaping thumb.

FINISHING: Form 4 finger spaces by sewing loosely between back and front of glove allowing a gap of approximately ½". Overcast or work Blanket st across the ½" gap. Repeat the process a total of three times on each glove.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; dec = decrease; inc = increase; K = knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl; pat = pattern; rem = remaining; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sl = slip; St st = Stockinette stitch (Knit every rnd; or Knit on right side rows; Purl on wrong side rows.); st(s) = stitch (es); tog = together; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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