Thursday, May 24, 2012

GOOMBA HAT

Goomba Hat by: You Drive Me CrAfTy
Caron One Pound: Taupe, Black and White (any worsted weight will do)
Circular Knitting Needles: 4.5mm [US 7]
Double Pointed Needles: 4.5mm [US 7]
Place Marker, Yarn Needle, 2 buttons, Sew Needle, Thread
US F Crochet Hook

GAUGE: 18 sts = 4”; 28 rounds = 4”
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.


Using Taupe yarn CO: 80 sts. Place marker for beginning of round and join, being careful not to twist sts. Work in K2, P2 rib for 1 1/2”.

Next Round: Knit around until total length measures 6 3/4”.

Shape Crown:
Round 1: *K6, K2tog. Repeat from* to last st
Round 2: Knit
Round 3: *K5, K2tog. Repeat from* to last st
Round 4: Knit
Round 5: *K4, K2tog. Repeat from* to last st
Round 6: Knit
Round 7: *K3, K2tog. Repeat from* to last st
Round 8: *K2, K2tog. Repeat from* to last st
Round 9: *K1, K2tog. Repeat from* to last st
Round 10: *K2tog. Repeat from* to last st
Round 11: *K2tog. Repeat from* to last st
Break yarn leaving a tail for sewing up. Draw through remaining sts.

EYES (Make 2)
With White yarn ch 5.
sc in second ch from hook, sc in the next 2 sts. 4 sc in the last stitch. sc in the next 2 sts. 2 sc in next st. sc in the next 3 sts. 2 sc in next 4 st. sc in the next 2 sts.
sl st; sc in next 2 sts; sl st
sc in the next 3 sts. 2 sc in next 5 st. sc in the next 3 sts.
sl st; sc in the next 2 sts; sl st
sc in the next 5 sts. 2 sc in next 7 st. sc in the next 4 sts.
sl st in next 5 st.
finish off

TEETH (Make 2)
CH2; work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook
Ch1 turn; work 2 sc in first st, sc in the next st
Finish off

MOUTH
CH 30; finish off


EYEBROW
CH 36; finish off

ASSEMBLY
Sew buttons to eyes using needle and thread.
Using yarn needle and black yarn, sew mouth onto hat just above ribbing in a frown shape. Use white yarn to sew teeth to the ends of mouth.
Use white yarn to sew eyes onto hat just about mouth.
Sew eyebrow onto to hat.

2 comments:

  1. My eyes keep turning in. Do you have advice for how to make it stop doing that?

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  2. You can sew them down flat or go up a hook size :)

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