Rib-It Frog Hat by Knitwise Design
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Rib-It Frog Hat

January 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in 1 x 1 ribbing, unstretched
100 - 150 yards (91 - 137 m)
Toddler (Medium Child, Medium Adult)
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Fun to knit and fun to wear! This clever hat is a hit with the little ones! Traveling cables form the jaunty frog, and stretchy ribs makes sure the hat stays put through all variations of leap-frog. In sizes to fit your favorite herpetologist as well!

This design is suitable for a knitter who can knit, purl, work decreases and simple cables and can work comfortably in the round on both circular and double pointed needles. The pattern is 3 pages long and includes both a chart and written directions for working the frog design. As with all my patterns, it has been professionally tech edited and fully test knit to be clear and free of errors.

Sizes: Toddler (Medium Child, Medium Adult) to fit head circumference of approx. 19 (21, 23) in/ 48.5 (53.5, 58.5) cm. Shown in Toddler size.
Designed with 2 in/ 5cm of negative ease. Stretches to fit a wide range of head sizes.

Gauge:28 sts and 26 rnds/ 4 in/ 10 cm over 1 X 1 rib unstretched.

What you need:

  • 100 (125, 150) yds/ 92 (115, 138) m, approx. 1.75 (2.25, 2.75) ounces/ 50 (64, 78) grams of worsted weight yarn. Shown in Pymouth Encore, 75% acrylic, 25% wool in color 0451 - “Green Gremlin”.

  • One 16 in/ 40 cm circular needle in size required to obtain gauge. I used US #6/ 4mm. You may need a size or two above or below that.

  • One set of dpns in same size as above

  • cable needle

  • 3 stitch markers

  • tapestry needle