Hoot Toque by Megan Grewal

Hoot Toque

February 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch - in the round
US 8 - 5.0 mm
65 - 160 yards (59 - 146 m)
preemie, newborn, baby, toddler, child, adult woman, adult man
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“Knit seamlessly from the top down, using Judy’s Magic Cast On & 2 sets of circular needles, you can knit this little hat in just a few hours. Eyes and beak are embroidered on and the ears are tied on. Features ear flaps, a comfortable fit, and nice long i-cord ties; leave them undone or tie them up tight!”

7 sizes available:
Preemie- 4-5lbs To Fit: 11.5-12.2” head
Newborn- 0/3 months To Fit: 13-14” head
Baby-3/12 months To Fit: 14-17” head
Toddler - 12 months-3 years To Fit: 18-20” head
Child- 3-10 years To Fit: 19-20.5” head
Adult Woman- To Fit: 21.5-22.5” head
Adult Man- To Fit: 23-24” head

Eyes & beak are embroidered on using chain stitch and long stitch. Ears are tassels.

Difficulty Rating - Advanced Beginner
Techniques Used:
-Judy’s Magic Cast On (on two sets of circular needles)
-Right and Left Lifted Increases

Notes:All Increased stitches will be between the 2nd & 3rd st markers and between the 4th and 1st st marker (beginning of round)
-Sk2tog = slip next st, k2 sts tog, pass slipped st over = double decrease
-This is a long hat, you may want to shorten the length to what is comfortable for the recipient.*