These hats and scarves are intended to decorate glass wine bottles to give as holiday gifts. The hat features a small jingle bell in the pom-pom.
- Red worsted weight yarn
- White worsted weight yarn
- Green worsted weight yarn
- Size 3 double-pointed needles (set of 4)
- 0.375 inch (9.5 mm) jingle bells
Hat: 6 inches tall. 4 inch circumference at brim. Fits standard glass wine bottles.
Scarf: 14-15 inches long, not including tassels.
Using white yarn, cast on 21 stitches divided between 3 double-pointed size 3 needles.
Rnds 1-6: Knit.
Rnd 7: Attach red yarn. Knit.
Rnd 8: Knit.
Rnd 9: *Knit 5, k2tog. Repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnds 10-15: Knit.
Rnd 16: *Knit 4, k2tog. Repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnds 17-22: Knit.
Rnd 23: *Knit 3, k2tog. Repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnds 24-29: Knit.
Rnd 30: *Knit 2, k2tog. Repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnds 31-36: Knit.
Rnd 37: *Knit 1, k2tog. Repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnds 38-42: Knit.
Rnd 43: *K2tog. Repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 44: Attach white yarn. Knit.
Rnd 45: *Kfb. Repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 46: Knit.
Rnd 47: *Knit 1, kfb. Repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 48: Knit.
Rnd 49: Knit. Insert jingle bell.
Rnd 50: *Knit 1, k2tog. Repeat from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 51: K2tog.
With a yarn needle, thread a tail through the remaining 3 stitches. Tighten and tuck in tails.
Using 2 double-pointed size 3 needles or one set of straight size 3 needles, cast on 10 stitches with either red or white yarn.
Work in garter stitch for 160 rows or until scarf is about 14-15 inches (35.5-38 cm) long.
Cast off and weave in ends.
With green yarn, cut 20 3-inch (7.6 cm) pieces of yarn for scarf fringes if desired. Attach 10 pieces at either end of the scarf to create a 1-inch (2.5 cm) fringe.
Cut a 3-inch (7.6 cm) piece of matching red or white yarn, knotted at each end, to secure the scarf around the glass bottle. Wrap the scarf around the bottle as shown in the above photo. Thread the matching string through both layers of the scarf where they overlap. The ends should come out on the wrong side of the fabric. Tie them into a bow to secure, as shown in the photo at right.
Place the hat and scarf around the bottle for gift-giving or for decoration. Enjoy!