A versatile, stylish ribbed hat suitable for men, women and children. Instructions are for women's hat with men's hat in parenthesis.
Will stretch to fit head circumference of 20"-22" (24")
2 (3) x Spray #304 (or color of your choice)
US Size 8 knitting needles
*Note: The yarn used in this pattern has been discontinued. It may be substituted with Berlini Merino Velvet Worsted or yarn of similar gauge.
To knit hat:
Cast on 76 (80) stitches
R1(RS) and all rows: *(K2, P2), rep * till end - this is 2 x 2 ribbing
Work in 2 x 2 ribbing till piece measures 9" (10") from beginning, ending with WS.
R1(RS): *(K2, P2tog), rep * till end - 57 (60) st remain.
R2: *(K1, P2), rep * till end.
R3: *(K2, P1), rep * till end.
R4: *(K1, P2), rep * till end.
R5: *(K2tog, P1), rep * till end - 38 (40) st remain.
R6: *(K1, P1), rep * till end.
R7-8: Rep R6
R9: *(K2tog), rep * till end.
Cut yarn, leaving a tail of about 18". Weave through remaining stitches, removing stitches from knitting needle. Draw up tightly and sew up seam.
Weave in loose ends.
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