Here’s a fun little pattern to embellish your gifts of spirits for the New Year. These sweet little stocking caps look adorable perched atop bottles of all kinds. Knit them in the round with small amounts of scrap yarn in about 30 minutes, then pat yourself on the back for avoiding buying another expensive, throw-away bow!
3.5 mm double pointed needles (US size 4)
small amount DK to worsted yarn
CO 15 loosely and join in the round being careful not to twist stitches
P 4 rows
K 12 rows
(K2tog, k3) around
K 3 rows
(K2tog, K2) around
K 7 rows
(K2tog, K1) around
K 14 rows
k 10 rows
cut yarn and thread through remaining stitches. Fasten off. Make pom pom and attach to top of hat Place on bottle and gift with much good humor.
copyright 2011, Simply Notable
Happy 2012 to you, Crafty Friends!