This is a free pattern from
We use Dale of Norway's 100% wool Ara yarn, an
incredibly soft, painted bulky yarn which comes in the coolest blends of
colors and is available through KidsKnits.com at the best price on
||Note: The styling of
this hat is very versatile: you can wear it with the bottom edge rolled
up a bit, as pictured, or you can pull it all the way down, in case you
want to be blizzard-proof. The decreases form a neat-looking
spiral on top.
Sizes: Infant (Youth, Adult)
Yarn: 2-50 g balls of Dale
of Norway's "Ara" 100% virgin wool.
Gauge: 13 stitches and 18 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch
Abbreviations: CO = cast on; K = knit; K2tog = knit 2 stitches together; P = purl; rd(s) = rounds; rep = repeat; st(s) = stitches.
CO 60 (66, 72) sts distributed on 4 double-pointed needles. Place marker. Taking care not to twist CO sts, join work circularly and P1 rd, K1 rd, P1 rd to form garter st ridge. Work in stockinette st (K all sts circularly) until work measures 3 1/2 ( 4, 4 1/2)" from beginning.
Adult size only: *K 10 sts, K2tog, rep from * to end. K 2 rds.
Adult and youth sizes only: *K 9 sts, K2tog, rep from * to end. K 2 rds.
*K 8 sts, K2tog, rep from * to end. K 2 rds.
*K 7 sts, K2tog, rep from * to end. K 1 rd.
*K 6 sts, K2tog, rep from * to end. K 1 rd.
*K 5 sts, K2tog, rep from * to end. K 1 rd.
*K 4 sts, K2tog, rep from * to end.
*K 3 sts, K2tog, rep from * to end.
*K 2 sts, K2tog, rep from * to end.
*K 1 st, K2tog, rep from * to end.
*K2tog, rep from * until only a few sts are left on needles. Break off yarn, pull yarn through remaining sts, gather sts tightly together. Pull yarn to inside of hat and tie off. Bestow with hugs and kisses upon the head of your choice.
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