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Free Knitting Pattern: Saltillo Hat (Knit on Straight Needles)


This is an easy hat pattern for beginner knitters. The hat is knit on straight knitting needles and then seamed.

Knitted Measurements: Will fit head circumference 21"-24".

1 x Berlini Merino Velvet Worsted, Col 108:; May be substituted with another color of your choice.
US Size 10 1/2 (6.5 mm) knitting needles

Gauge: 16 st = 4" in Stockinette Stitch

To knit hat:

Cast on 80 sts.

K2, P2 for 5".

Work Stockinette Stitch (Knit on right side, Purl on wrong side) till piece measures 10" from beginning.

R1: *(K8, K2tog), rep * around – 72 st remain.
R2: Purl.
R3: *(K7, K2tog), rep * around – 64 st remain.
R4: Purl.
R5: *(K6, K2tog), rep * around – 56 st remain.
R6: Purl.
R7: *(K5, K2tog), rep * around – 48 st remain.
R8: Purl.
R9: *(K4, K2tog), rep * around – 40 st remain.
R10: Purl.
R11: *(K3, K2tog), rep * around – 32 st remain.
R12: Purl.
R13: *(K2, K2tog), rep * around – 24 st remain.
R14: *(P1, P2tog), rep * around – 16 st remain.
R15: *(K2tog), rep * around – 8 st remain.

Cut yarn, leaving a tail of about 24”. Thread through remaining sts and pull tightly. Align seam and sew seam on the wrong side. Weave in all loose ends.

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