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Santa Sack ~ Designed by Lorraine Dore

Lorraine dedicates these hats to her brother Kevin (Vinny).

Use number 9 (3.75 mm) or 8 (4.00 mm) knitting needles and double knitting wool.  You will also need a 12 inch (30 cm) thin piece of ribbon

Cast on 24 stitches
In white double knit wool or eyelash yarn, knit 6 rows
Change to red wool
Row 7 – K1, *wool round needle K2tog, K1*, repeat to end
Row 8 – K2, twice into next stitch, *5KK twice into next stitch*, repeat 3 times, K3 (28 sts)
Rows 9 to 18 stocking stitch
Cast off knit wise

Making Up:
Sew the side seam (leave the top and bottom open).
Weave the ribbon in and out of the holes. Making sure the knot is on the inside of the hat, pull sack along ribbon to look like Santa’s Sack.