To celebrate the release of my Oliver Teddy Pattern (and the festive season of course) I have a little gift for you, Oliver’s very own Santa Hat.
Santa Hat for Oliver Teddy Bear
BEAR PATTERN NOT INCLUDED
Scheepjes, Twinkle, Yarn (A) White 901; one 50g ball; 75% cotton, 25% polyester; 50g / 130m / 142 yds
Scheepjes, Stone Washed, Yarn (B) Red Jasper 807; one 10g ball; 78% cotton, 22% acrylic; 50g / 130m / 142 yds
3.25mm (US 3) needles for working in the round
26 sts x 36 rows = 10cm x 10cm (4in x 4in) using 3.25mm needles and stocking stitch in the round.
To Fit Oliver Teddy Bear
You will need to purchase a copy of Oliver Teddy Pattern separately. If you prefer you can knit the Cuff and Bobble from a fluffy yarn, make sure it knits to the same tension though.
Start knitting here…
Using Yarn A, cast on 54 sts, join into the round taking care not to twist. Place marker for beginning of round
Round 1: *k1, p1; rep from * to end
Round 2: *p1, k1; rep from * to end
Round 3: as round 1
Round 4: knit
Rounds 5-10: knit
Round 11: (k4, k2tog) nine times. 45 sts
Round 12-15: knit
Round 16: (k3, k2tog) nine times. 36 sts
Rounds 17-21: knit
Round 22: (k2, k2tog) nine times. 27 sts
Rounds 23-26: knit
Round 27: (k1, k2tog) nine times. 18 sts
Rounds 28-33: knit
Round 34: (k2tog) nine times. Nine sts
Round 35: (k2tog) four times, k1. Five sts
Leave a long tail, thread through rem five sts using a tapestry needle, pull tight to close and secure with stitches. Darn in ends.
Using Yarn A, cast on six sts.
Row 1: (kfb) six times. 12 sts
Row 2 and every alt row: purl
Row 3: k1, m1, (k2, m1) five times, k1. 18 sts
Row 5: k1, m1, (k3, m1) five times, k2. 24 sts
Rows 6-12: beg with a purl row, work in st st as set
Row 13: k1, k2tog, (k2, k2tog) five times, k1. 18 sts
Row 14: (p1, p2tog) six times. 12 sts
Row 15: (k2tog) six times. Six sts
Leave a long tail, thread through rem six sts using a tapestry needle, pull tight to close and secure with stitches. Sew side seam, stuffing as you go. Sew to top of Hat.
You can find the pattern for Oliver here on Ravelry here… https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/oliver-17