Free Hat Knitting Pattern
Materials: Regia Sock yarn 209 m (229 yds)/50g - 1 ball.
Needles: 1 (2.00 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
Gauge: 24 st = 4" (10 cm)
all rows - knit sts
The 1st and last stitch of the pattern are selvedge stitches. To make the edges of your work even and smooth 2 more stitches (selvedge stitches) are added. You should always slip the first stitch as if to knit and purl the last stitch. The selvedge stitches are not counted in the pattern unless otherwise specified.
Cast on 72 sts (including edge stitches).
Knit garter stitch pattern for 16 rows.
Rows 17-36: decrease evenly 10 sts in each 4th row 5 times, 50 sts total.
Cut yarn, leaving a 10" (25 cm) tail. Pull through remaining sts and secure.
Join back seam.
Make a pompon and sew it on at the top of the beret.
Back of the hat