This pattern makes a cute hat that is ready to wear or to gift in just about two hours.
The secret is simple – lovely super bulky yarn and very easy pattern. The hat itself has lots of stretch. The one I knit fits my six year old, who has a large head and it also fits me! So unless your intended recipient has a really huge head it will probably fit most adults and older kids.
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Two Hour Ribbed Hat Pattern.
Yarn – 1 skein of Alize Maxi Flower, or any other wool or acrylic super bulky yarn.
Needles – 5 DPNs size 8 US or larger. I am a loose knitter, so I used needles size 8 US. You might want to go up in your needle size to obtain the gauge.
1 Stitch Marker to mark the beginning of the round.
Crochet hook to weave in the ends.
3 stitches and 4 rounds to 1″
My hat came out 6″ wide when not stretched. And 12″ wide stretched.
K – knit.
P – purl.
P2Tog – purl 2 stitches together.
K2Tog – knit 2 stitches together.
Using a Long Tail Cast On Cast On 60 stitches.
Divide the stitches between 4 needles (15 on each needle).
Mark the beginning of the round with a Stitch Marker.
(K3,P2) all around (60 stitches).
(K3,P2Tog) all around (48 stitches).
(K3,P1) all around (48 stitches).
(K1,K2Tog,P1) all around (36 stitches).
(K2,P1) all around (36 stitches).
(K2Tog,P1) all around (24 stitches).
(K1,P1) all around (24 stitches).
(K2Tog,K1) all around (16 stitches).
Knit all stitches (16 stitches).
K2Tog all around (8 stitches).
Knit all stitches (8 stitches).
K2Tog all around (4 stitches).
Cut the yarn, leaving a tail long enough to weave in. This yarn was too thick for my favorite tapestry needle, so I used a crochet hook to pull the tail through each stitch and then to weave in the yarn on the inside. Weave in the Cast On tail.
I lost some time making sure that each and every flower was knit on the right side. Later on I figured out that it was not necessary. After I wove in the ends I simply pulled all the flowers from the wrong side to the right side using my crochet hook.