Hood knitting pattern free

Women's hood knitting pattern

Hood knitting patternMEASUREMENTS

One size: standard adult

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

Yarn

5 balls 50g 8ply Rare Yarns

Needles

4.00mm circular needle 80cm

Wool sewing needle

Tension

As per 8ply Rare Yarns

STITCH GUIDE

Note - This garment is knitted in rounds not rows.

With 4.00mm Circular needle cast on 196 sts for neck edge. Place a stitch holder on the needle to keep track of rounds for counting.

Beg with a K row, knit 6 rounds.

PATTERN

Next Round: Purl 2 rounds 

Next Knit 2 rounds.

These four rows form the pattern and are repeated throughout the garment. Pattern for 8 more rounds finishing on a knit round.

Shaping for hood

Decrease rounds

*P5, P2 tog: repeat from * to end of round. 168 sts

Next Round: Pattern for 11 rounds

Next Round: decrease *P4, P2 tog: repeat from * to end of round. 140 sts

Next Rounds: Pattern for another 169 rounds ending on a purl round.

Next Rounds: Knit 6 rounds to create border.

Cast off for top edge.

MAKING UP

Do not press. Fold back knit borders in half to wrong side and sl st into place. Sew in ends.

MAKING ON STANDARD NEEDLES

Note: For those who want to use a pair of needles, not circulars

The 6 border rows at beginning and end are stocking stitch (K a row, P a Row)

And the 4 pattern rows are as follows

Row 1: Purl

Row 2: Knit

Row 3: Knit

Row 4: Purl

MAKING UP

Sew the sides together - preferably with mattress stitch.

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