Chemo Hat for Mary





Sadly our favorite Doctor is undergoing Chemotherapy and so this hat was designed with her sunny and warm personality in mind. Perfect for keeping newly naked heads warm and cozy there is also a larger size for those sporting luscious locks.

Medium Size Shown here





Chemo Hat for Mary




Gauge 25 rows and 16 sts equals 4 inches square
Needles: Size 8, 5 mm straights
Yarn : Yarn bee , Soft Delight, Hobby Lobby Brand 1 ball Main colour Fuschia, and 1 ball contrast Pale Pink, 3.5 oz ball, 200 yards ( this project takes much less than 200 yards of the main colour and more like 20 yards of the contrast yarn, go eco and substitute some scrap yarn from home!)

Sizes: Medium:22.5 inches around, Large: 23.75 inches around, I would suggest the large size for those of us who are wearing hair, but feel free to crack out that measuring tape and figure your own noggin circumfrance.







· CO 109 stitches
· [K1, P1] rpt till last stitch, K1
· K1 (2), P3tog, [ K1, P1] x 12 (13), K3tog, [P1, K1], x 12 (12), P3tog, [K1,P1] x 12 (13) , K3tog, [K1,P1] x12 (12)
· [K1, P1], till last stitch K1
· [K1, P1], till last stitch K1
· K1 (2), P3tog, [K1, P1] x 11 (12), K3tog, [P1, K1] x 11 (11), P3tog [K1, P1] x 11 (12), K3tog, [P1, K1] x 11 (11)
· [K1, P1], till last stitch K1
· [K1, P1], till last stitch K1
· K1 (2), P3tog, [ K1, P1] x 10 (11), K3tog, [P1, K1], x 10 (10), P3tog, [K1,P1] x 10 (11) , K3tog, [K1,P1] x10 (10) 85 sts (90 sts)
· [K1, P1], till last stitch K1

· * Knit row with main colour
· Purl row MC
· Knit Row MC
· Purl Row MC
· Now using contrast colour [K1, Slip 1] till last stitch K1 keeping yarn floats on wrong side
* Repeat Above row keeping yarn floats on wrong side




Repeat between * and * one more time Medium Size modeled here





Work stockinette stitch with main colour until piece measures 7.5 inches from Cast on edge same for both sizes.





· [K3, k2tog] rpt till end
· Purl row
· [K2, K2tog] rpt till end
· Purl row
· [K1, K2tog], rpt till end
· Purl row
· [K2tog] repeat till end
· Purl row
· [K2tog] till last stitch K1
· Purl row
· [P2tog]till last stitch P1
· Cut yarn leaving a long tail for sewing seam, using tapestry needle run end through remaining stitches and sew up back of hat.

Bow:
Using Contrast colour cast on 5 stitches and knit 9 inches of garter stitch
Bo all stitches
Tie into a small bow and fasten onto brim of hat where the flip is desired.


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