American Girl Doll Nordic Winter Hat

American Girl Doll Nordic Winter Hat
Difficulty level: *** Intermediate

Free Doll Hat Knitting Pattern

Materials: Knit Picks Palette fingering weight 100% wool yarn 231 yds (210 m)/ 50 g color white (main color) 0.5 ball and red (contrast color) – small amount

Needles: US 1.5(2.5mm) and US 2 (2.75mm) dpn

Gauge: 28 sts x 36 rows = 4” x 4” (10 cm x 10 cm)


Pattern Notes

Abbreviations:
k - knit
p - purl
psso - Pass slipped stitch over (slip 1 st knitwise to the right needle, knit the next 2 sts together, pass the slipped stitch over (2 sts decrease).
k2tog tbl - knit 2 together through back loop
kfr&b - knit into front and back
w&t - wrap and turn
pu&k- pick up and knit
yo - yarn over
m1 - make 1 increase - I used the increase described by Elizabeth Zimmerman: make a backward loop over the right-hand needle and in the next row/round purl/knit as a regular stitch.
RS - right side
WS - wrong side

Stockinette in rounds:
All rounds knit.

1x1 rib:
All rounds: *k1, p1 repeat from *


Hat

The hat is worked in the round, colorwork pattern is worked according to diagram B.

On smaller needles, with main color yarn, Cast on 68 sts, distribute them evenly on dpn, join and continue to work in rounds.

Work 6 rounds of 1x1 rib.
Round 7 change to larger needles: knit.
Rounds 8-22 work the colored pattern by scheme B.
Work the next 14 rounds in stockinette (knit).
The next round: (k2tog, k12, ssk, k1) 4 times
The next round: (k2 tog, k10, ssk, k1) 4 times
The next round: (k2 tog, k8, ssk, k1) 4 times
The next round: (k2 tog, k6, ssk, k1) 4 times
The next round: (k2 tog, k4, ssk, k1) 4 times
The next round: (k2 tog, k2, ssk, k1) 4 times
The next round: (k2 tog, ssk, k1) 4 times


Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread the end through remaining sts and fasten securely.

Diagram B

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