Fisherman's Rib Stay-Warm Hat

Fisherman's Rib Stay-Warm Hat
Difficulty level: ** Easy

Free Hat Knitting Pattern

Materials: Lopi Reynolds 100 % wool bulky weight yarn color 008 pale blue heather 110 yds ( 100 m) / 100 g - 1 skein.

Lopi Reynolds 100 % wool bulky weight yarn color 009 medium blue heather 110 yds ( 100 m) / 100 g - 1 skein. You'll need 2 skeins of pale and 1 skein of medium blue heather yarn for the hat and the cowl.

Needles: 11 (8.00 mm) and 11.5 (6.5 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge: 8 st x 12 rows = 4 x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Pattern:

Fisherman's Rib:
Cast on even amount of stitches
Rows 1: *1 k, 1 p* repeat from * to *
Row 2: *1 k, yo, sl 1 (slip stitch from left to right needle)*, repeat from * to *
Row 3: *1 k on yo and sl 1 from the prev row (knit the stitch that was slipped in the previous row together with its yarn over), yo, sl 1*, repeat from * to *.
Row 4: Repeat row 3
Rib: 1 k, 1 p

Directions:
Cast on 48 sts (including edge stitches) with pale blue heather yarn on needles 11 (8.00 mm).
Knit fisherman's rib pattern for 7 rows.
With medium blue heather knit fisherman's rib pattern for 6 rows.
With pale blue heather knit fisherman's rib pattern for 10 rows.
Change to needles 10.5 (6/5 mm) and knit rib for 8 rows.
Knit fisherman's rib pattern for 20 rows.
With medium blue heather knit rib for 8 rows decreasing for 7 sts in each odd row.
Cut yarn, leaving a 10" (25 cm) tail. Pull through remaining sts and secure.

Finishing:
Join the back seam.

Enjoy!