Ideal for those who are just starting to learn how to knit hats.
Skill Level: Rookie-Apprentice-Virtuoso-Genius
Skills: knit, purl, K2tog
Sizes: adult medium (fits approx. 21-23" circumference)
Finished Measurements: approx. 10.5” from CO and 8.5” wide lying flat
Gauge: 14 sts and 24 rows = 4” in st st on 6 mm
Yarn: 100g, 140 yds (128 m) bulky weight yarn
Suggested Brand: 1 skein Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Bulky shown in Edgewater
Needles/Hooks: 6 mm 16" circular, 6 mm dpns
Other Materials: tapestry needle or teeny crochet hook
CO 66 sts
Rnd 1: purl
Rnd 2: knit
Rep these two rnds once more.
Knit 4 rnds.
Rep first four rnds once more.
Knit until hat measures 10 inches from beg.
Rnd 1: *Knit 4, K2tog*, repeat from * to * to end of rnd.
Rnd 2 (and all even rnds): Knit
Rnd 3: *Knit 3, K2tog*, rep from * to * to end of rnd.
Rnd 5: *Knit 2, K2tog*, rep from * to * to end of rnd.
Rnd 7: *Knit 1, K2tog*, rep from * to * to end of rnd.
Rnd 9: *K2 tog*, rep from * to * to end of rnd.
Cut yarn and pull through rem sts. Weave in ends.