Two color garter stitch stripes create the illusion of complex striping, but this hat couldnʼt be simpler to knit. Topped with a pompon.
Skill level: Easy
Approximately 20” around x 8” high
1 Hank each Berroco Peruvia Quick (100 grs), #9152 Saddle Brown and #9176 Plateau
Originally shown in:
1 Hank each BERROCO SUNDAE (100 grs), #8706 Liquorice and #8720 Rocket
Straight knitting needles, size 15 (10.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
10 sts = 4”; 16 rows = 4” in Pat St
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Hat is worked from side to side. Yarn not in use should be carried up side of work.
With straight needles, using Saddle Brown (Liquorice), cast on 20 sts.
Row 1 (WS): With Saddle Brown (Liquorice), knit.
Row 2: With Saddle Brown (Liquorice), knit.
Rows 3 and 4: With Plateau (Rocket), knit. Rep these 4 rows until piece measures 20” from beg or desired width of hat. Bind off.
Sew cast-on and bound-off edges of hat tog. The edge that you carried the yarn up should be used as top of hat. With WS facing out, fold hat in half along back seam. Working from back seam to center, sew a 2½ seam at top of hat. Working from fold opposite the seam, sew a 2½ seam. Fold hat in half in the opposite direction and sew two 2½ seams. Turn hat RS out. Make a 3” pompon using both colors and sew to top of hat.