Plated Ribbed Hat

Plated 2 Color Ribbed Hat

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA 1 x 1 rib

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA5 x 5 rib

Brother Standard Machine; 1 strand each of 2 colors of 2/24 yarn;

*5×5 ribbing instructions at bottom

Refer to your manual to change out regular yarn feed in your ribber coupler and insert the plating feeder

  • For 1 x 1 ribbed hat:
    • Thread your tension mast with the 2 yarns, running them in separate sides of the mast
    • Thread yarns into proper spaces in your carriage (plating color makes the purl stitches)
    • Tension 0/0; RC 000
    • Cast on 156 (78 X 78) needles in a 1 X 1 rib pattern (or any variation you would like) with a zig zag row
    • Hang comb and weights
    • Do a Broken Toe Cast on if desired
    • 2 circular rows
    • Tension 3/3
    • Rib to RC 85 – 90
    • Move the ribber sts to the main bed, doubling the sts on main bed, leave EON empty
    • Tension 1/1
    • Knit 5 – 7 rows, ending with carriage on right
    • Cut long length of yarn and thread a tapestry needle.
    • Take sts off machine with the tapestry needle/yarn
    • Mattress stitch side, reversing sides for the bottom part that turns up
    • Pull up stitches tight at top and stitch down inside hat
  • *For 5 x 5 ribbed hat:
    • Thread your tension mast with the 2 yarns, running them in separate sides of the mast
    • Thread yarns into proper spaces in your carriage (plating color makes the purl stitches)
    • Tension 0/0; RC 000
    • Cast on 160 N (80 x 80 on both beds) in full needle rib, Pitch H
    • Zigzag row; comb and weights
    • After 2  rows circular cast on, move sts into a 5 x 5 configuration; beginning with left 5 sts on main bed and ending with right 5 sts on ribber; empty N out of work
    • Tension 5/5
    • Knit 85 – 90 rows
    • Move ribber stitches to main bed empty needles
    • Move every other st to the right, doubling sts and taking empty N out of work
    • Tension 1
    • Knit 5 – 7 rows ending with carriage on right
    • Cut long tail and thread onto tapestry N
    • Take sts off onto long tail
    • Mattress st side and pull up top tight and tack down
    • You may copy, print and use any of the info on my blog. Please do not copy and repost anywhere on the internet without contacting me to get my permission. Thank you, Ann
    • Ann Huppert (GrammaAnn)

 

 

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