Knitted Toque with Ear Flaps revised – Beacon Tate Metro Artist.Ca

Knitted Toque with Ear Flaps – Beacon Tate Metro Artist.Ca revised

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October 18, 2016

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Knitted Toque with Ear Flaps – Beacon Tate Metro Artist.Ca
Category Knitting

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Required two 5o gram balls in medium 4 -I used: Scheepjes Voluma De Luxe yarn 74% Acrylic yarn, 13% Mohair, 13%Lurex.

To make ear flap – using two yarn strands and 16 inch (41 cm) number 8 (5.00 mm) circular knitting needles or double pointed number 8 (5.00 mm) needles:

cast on 3 stitches Knit one row, Purl row: Knit 1 Purl 1 Knit 1

  • increase one stitch on each end of knitted rows
  • on Purl row: Knit 2 stitches Purl to last two stitches  Knit 2
  • continue until you have 17 stitches, end with the purl row
  • make two ear flaps

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  • Use two balls and two strands of yarn:
  • knit across 17 stitches of first ear flap
  • place marker and cast on 18 stitches for the back
  • place marker and knit across 17 stitches of second ear flap
  • place marker and cast on 28 stitches for the front
  • place marker to indicate start (you now have 80 stitches)
  • join end to start
  • next knit 17 stitches across first ear flap
  • purl across 18 back stitches
  • knit 17 stitches across second ear flap
  • Front: rib(knit 2, purl 2) across next 28 stitches starting and ending with knit 1 (knit 1, purl 2, knit 2, purl 2………………knit 1)
  • continue next three rounds:
    • knit across each ear flap,
    • back: 1st round knit, 2nd round purl, 3rd round knit
    • front continue with ribbing
  • knit all rounds until the front measures 5 inches
  • keep beginning marker and remove all others

To shape the crown:

  • first round knit 8 stitches knit 2 together across round
  • knit
  • second round knit 7 stitches knit 2 together across round
  • knit
  • continue until 8 stitches remain, break strand and pull through remaining stitches

To make Earflap ties:

  • take 12 strands 30 inches long
  • insert into earflap making all threads even
  • divide into 3 (8 strands each) braid
  • leave 3 inches at end knot creating tassel

 

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