Cast on 17 stitches. Work in Garter stitch (knit every row) until piece measures 18 in. (46 cm)
from beginning. Bind off. Fold piece in half and sew back seam.
Cast on 10 stitches.
Rows 1, 3, 5 and 7: Slip 1, purl 9.
Rows 2, 4 and 6: Slip 1, knit 9.
Row 8: Slip 1, slip next 4 stitches to a cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 4
stitches from left hand needle, knit 4 stitches from cable needle, knit 1.
Repeat Rows 1-8 until Braid measures about 90 in. (228.5 cm), end with Row 7.
Bind off. Mark center of Braid length and center front of Hat. Sew Braid along front edge of Hat,
matching marked centers, with equal lengths of Braid hanging free on each side.
Cut 22 lengths of yarn, each 10 in. (25.5 cm). Pull 10 lengths through one end of Braid. Wrap a
length of yarn around Tassel, about 3/4 in. (2 cm) from top. Knot ends of wrapped length, then weave
Repeat on other end of Braid with remaining lengths. Trim Tassel ends evenly.
Weave in ends.