A super easy hat pattern, Travis makes a great first project.
Approximately 20" around x 10" high
2 Hanks Berroco Borealis (100 grs), #5082 Katla
16" Length circular knitting needle, size 11 (8.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
1 St marker
12 sts = 4"; 20 rnds = 4" in Garter St
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Cast on 60 sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts. Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up. Work even in Garter St (knit 1 round, purl 1 round) for 9½.”.
Shape Top: Next Rnd: * K2 tog, rep from * across - 30 sts. Break off yarn leaving an 8" long end. Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle. Pull up tightly and secure.
Make a 4" diameter pompom and sew to top of hat.