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Friday, August 17, 2012

Introducing Jumping Fences!

Well, hat #2 for this week is finished, but it is NOT what I expected it would look like at all!  Thank you Miriam for the name Jumping Fences..........she also suggested The Unexpected!  :) 

This was supposed to look like a diagonal rib and welt pattern, but as you can does not!  I wasn't going to post the pattern, but some people said they would like to have it, so I will happily share it with all of you.  Remember that all my patterns are also on Ravelry in Robin Celli Designs and my 2 ebooks can be purchased there as well as right here through the blog.

Jumping Fences
Chains of Hope - pattern to be posted if we win!
Delaware Head Huggers is a finalist in the PNC Neighborhood Wishlist Contest.  Please come to our  Facebook page right now and follow the link to the contest to vote and find out more information is right there!  It only takes a minute.  You don't have to like us or friend me or anything.  Just stop by, follow the link and help!  And if we get the 500 needed votes for funding, you get a free pattern out of it too!  We're more than half way to our goal!!  Please help make a difference too!
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 The pattern may also be found on as a PDF and, as always, you can email me at and I will email you a copy. 
Jumping Fences
The pattern is in multiples of 8 so adjust accordingly!


k2tog - knit 2 stitches together as one

Cast on 72 stitches, place marker and join, taking care not to twist stitches.

Work Brim:

Row 1:  knit all stitches
Row 2:  purl all stitches

Repeat Rows 1 & 2 four more times for a total of 10 rows

Work Pattern:

Rows 1 & 2:  *k1, p1, k1, p5*; repeat across
Rows 3 & 4:  *k5, p1, k1, p1*; repeat across
Rows 5 & 6:  *p5, k1, p1, k1*; repeat across
Rows 7 & 8:  *k5, p1, k1, p1*; repeat across
Rows 9 & 10: *k1, p1, k1, p5*; repeat across
Rows 11 & 12:  *p1, k1, p1, k5*; repeat across
Rows 13 & 14:  *k1, p1, k1, p5*; repeat across
Rows 15 & 16:  *p1, k1, p1, k5*; repeat across

Repeat Rows 1 - 16 once

Decrease Crown:

Row 1:  *k6, k2tog*; repeat from * around
Row 2:  *k5, k2tog*; repeat from * around
Row 3:  *k4, k2tog*; repeat from * around
Row 4:  *k3, k2tog*; repeat from * around
Row 5:  *k2, k2tog*; repeat from * around

Finish: Cut working yarn, leaving a 6-inch tail.  Draw the tail through the remaining stitches, cinch closed and secure.  Weave in ends and enjoy.

Happy Knitting!   

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