Create Some Charm Hat
There are so many knit hat patterns out there that require you to knit using circular needles. If you're not quite ready to stray too far away from your precious straight needles, the Create Some Charm Hat is just the knit hat pattern you need. With the use of basic knitting stitches, this beautiful knit hat is the perfect knitting project for the beginner just learning how to knit a hat. Not only is the Create Some Charm Hat super easy to make, it's also quite the quick knit. Don't have a weekend to devote to your hat? That's fine! Made with super bulky weight yarn and large needles, this cute little knit hat pattern is not only warm and cozy but it is also quite the quick knit. You simply can't pass up this beautiful knitted hat. It's sure to be the accessory you reach for again and again.
Knitting Needle Size19 or 15 mm
Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
Gauge6 1/2 stitches, 8 rows, 4 inches. stockinette stitch
RED HEART® Grande™ (Art 826 available in 5 oz (150 g), 46 yd (42 m) balls): 2 balls 288 Apricot
Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 15 mm [US19]
GAUGE: 6½ sts = 4” [10 cm]; 8 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Stockinette st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.
Head Circumference: 20” [51 cm] (22) [56 cm]
Finished Length: 9½” [24 cm]
K = knit
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
cm = centimeters
P = purl
P2tog = purl 2 stitches together
mm = millimeters
st(s) = stitch(es)
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together (decrease).
P2tog = Purl 2 sts together (decrease).
- Directions are for size small/medium, changes for size medium/large are in parentheses.
- Hat is knit in rows and seamed in back.
Cast on 31 (35) stitches.
Row 1 (Right Side): K1, *p1, k1* across row.
Row 2 (Wrong Side): P1, *k1, p1* across row.
Rows 3-4: Repeat Rows 1-2.
Row 5: Knit across row increasing 1 (0) st — 32 (35) sts.
Row 6: Purl across row.
For size small/medium only:
Row 7: Knit across row.
Row 8: Purl across row.
Row 9: Knit across row.
Row 10: P2tog, purl across row until last 2 sts, p2tog — 30 sts.
For size medium/large only:
Rows 7-12: Repeat Rows 5-6, 3 times.
For both sizes:
Row 11 (13): *K3, k2tog* across row — 24 (28) sts.
Row 12 (14): *P2, p2tog* across row — 18 (21) sts. 18 (21)sts
Row 13 (15): *K1, k2tog* across row — 12 (14) sts.
Row 14 (16): *P2tog* across row — 6 (7) sts.
Row 15 (17): K0 (1) *k2tog* across row —-3 (4) sts
Cut yarn leaving a tail 15” [38 cm] long. With yarn needle, draw tail through remaining stitches twice and pull tightly. Using mattress stitch, sew back seam together. Weave in ends. Block lightly. Make 1 - 3” [8 cm] pompom and attach to tip of hat
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