Free Hat Knitting Pattern
Size: One size fits head circumference from 18" (40 cm) to 24" (56 cm).
Materials: Hand-dyed worsted weight 100% wool yarn 90 yds (83 m)/50 g - 3 skeins (A)
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes worsted weight 100% wool yarn 110 yards (101 meters) /50 g, color Forest Heather - 1 ball (B)
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes worsted weight 100% wool yarn 110 yards (101 meters) /50 g, color Green Tea Heather - 1 ball (C)
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes worsted weight 100% wool yarn 110 yards (101 meters) /50 g, color Firecrackers Heather - 1 ball (D)
This amount of yarn is enough for the hat and the Candy Stripe Scarf.
Needles: circular needles # 8 (5.0 mm) 21" (52 cm) long.
Gauge for ribbing 1 x 1 on needles #8
20 sts x 24 rows = 4" x 4" (10 cm x 10 cm)
Row 1 and all odd rows: knit
Row 2 and all even rows: purl
All rows knit
Ribbing 1:1 in rounds:
All rounds: *k, p* to the end
Ribbing 1x1 in rows:
Row 1: *k1, p1* to the end
Row 2: *p1, k1* to the end
Start with color A: On circular needles #8 cast on 80 sts, join and continue to work ribbing 1 x 1 in rounds.
Work 8 rounds.
Color B: Make 3 rounds
Color C: Make 4 rounds
Color D: Make 5 rounds
Color A: Make 8 rounds
Color B: Make 5 rounds
Color C: Make 5 rounds
Color A: Make 5 rounds
Color D: Make 1 round. While working this round, place 4 markers: after the 1st, 20th, 40th and 60th sts.
You will need a crochet hook, 3.5 mm, and 4 lengths of yarn, color D.
Fold the top of the hat and align the 1st and 3rd markers. Work 3-4 sc at each marker to join the points (see pictures).
Now fold the top of the hat and align the 2nd and 4th markers. Work 3-4 sc at each marker to join the points.
Work sc from markers 1 to 3 to close the top of the hat. Then work sc from markers 2 to 4 to finish closing the top of the hat.
Make 4 pom-poms and sew them on the four corners of the hat top.
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