Jo Ranson - Cookie Monster
Innocent Smoothies Big Knit Hat Pattern Cookie Monster
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Using 4mm needles cast on 28sts in royal blue
Rows 1 & 2: Knit 2 rows blue
Row 3: Purl row blue
Row 4: Knit row blue
Row 5: Purl 12st blue, 3 black, 13 blue.
Row 6: Knit 12st blue, 5 black, 11 blue.
Row 7: Purl 10st blue, 7 black, 11 blue.
Row 8: Knit 11st blue, 7 black, 10 blue.
Row 9: Purl 9st blue, 9 black, 10 blue.
Row 10: Knit 9st blue, 3 black , 5 blue, 3 black, 8 blue.
Row 11: Purl 8st blue, 1 black, 9 blue, 1 black (tie off black), 9 blue.
Row 12: Knit row blue
Row 13: Purl row blue
Row 14: Knit row blue
Row 15: Purl row blue
Row 16: Knit two together across row blue (giving 14st)
Row 17: Purl two together across row blue (giving 7st)
B & T and use the same end to sew up the back seam of the hat.
Eyes (make two)
Cast on 6 stitches in white
Starting with a Knit row, stocking stitch 5 rows.
B & T, create purse string around edge of knitting and stuff before tightening purse string stitch.
Repeat and sew two eyes in place adding wonky black pupils with black wool.

Optional cookie
Cast on 5st in tan
Row 1: Inc 1, Knit to end.  (6st total)
Row 2: Inc 1, Knit to end.  (7st total)
Rows 3 & 4: Knit
Row 5: Knit to last 2 st, K2tog  (leaving 6st)
Row 6: Knit to last 2 st, K2tog  (leaving 5st)
Cast off all 5 st.  Use the tail end to weave round the whole of the edge of the cookie to round it off.
Dot cookie with chocolate brown or black wool for chocolate chips.
Sew cookie at side of mouth.