Free Hat Knitting Pattern
Head circumference: 21" (53 cm)
Materials: 100 % wool worsted weight yarn 100 g.
Needles: 6 (4.00 mm)
Gauge: 15 st = 4" (10 cm)
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)
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, sl1
Row 4: Repeat row 3
All rows - knit.
Cast on 74 sts (including edge stitches).
Knit fisherman's rib pattern for 27 cm (11").
Knit garter stitch for 4 rows decreasing half of the stitches in the 1st garter stitch row.
Cut yarn, leaving a 10" (25 cm) tail. Pull through remaining sts and secure.
Join the back seam.
Make a pompon and sew it on the top of the hat.