A little pattern for a hat that matches the Nameraka Sweater.
12 ply [10 ply, 8 ply] yarn – You should get away with 60 - 100m total.
1 stitch marker
6mm [5mm, 4mm] 40cm circular
6mm [5mm, 4mm] DPNs
pm – place marker
k2tog – Knit two stitches together
Child’s Hat – 45 cm circumference
Adult’s Hat – 55 cm circumference
For child's hat: CO 70 [90, 100] stitches;
For adult's hat: CO 90 [110, 120] stitches;
Join to work in the round being careful not to twist stitches, pm.
Round 1: Knit all stitches
Round 2: Purl all stitches
Repeat these two rounds once more for child's hat or twice more for adult's hat.
Change colour (if you are using two), knit one round
Work the rest of the body of the hat in woven stitch as described below until child's hat measures 12.5 cms or adult's hat measures 18cm:
Round 1: *k1, bring yarn forward, slip 1 purlwise, take yarn back*, repeat from * to * to end of round
Round 2: knit all stitches
Round 3: *bring yarn forward, slip 1 purlwise, take yarn back, k1*, repeat from * to * to end of round
Round 4: knit all stitches
Decreases (change to DPNs when necessary):
Change back to original colour and knit one round
Round 1: [k8, k2tog] repeat to end
Round 2: [k7, k2tog] repeat to end
Round 3: [k6, k2tog] repeat to end
Round 4: [k5, k2tog] repeat to end
Round 5: [k4, k2tog] repeat to end
Round 6: [k3, k2tog] repeat to end
Round 7: [k2, k2tog] repeat to end
Round 8: [k1, k2tog] repeat to end
Round 1: [k2tog] repeat to end
Cut the yarn, thread through remaining stitches and secure.
This pattern is provided free for your own personal use. You may knit it for yourself, as a gift, a swap or for charity. This pattern is not intended for commercial use. Any intended commercial use requires permission in writing.
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