Everyday Knit Hat Pattern
This classic knit hat pattern is incredibly versatile and the ideal beginner knitting pattern.
There are plenty of knitted hat patterns out there, but how many could you wear all the time? This Everyday Knit Hat Pattern will give you nice, basic knit hats in any colors you want that you can wear with any outfit.
The pom pom at the top gives it just the right amount of flair to stand out from the crowd, but the simple design makes it so that these knitted hats will fit in with any ensemble, as they're not too gaudy or ostentatious.
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Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge18 sts x 24 rows = 4" (10.2 cm) in St st. Save time, check your gauge.
Finished SizeAdult Small (Medium, Large) Circumference: 19 (21 1/2, 24)" [48 (55, 61) cm]
- Willow Yarns™ Attire Worsted (100% superwash extra-fine merino; 50g/110yd): Color of Choice [2 (2, 3) balls]
- US size 8 (5 mm) 16" circular needle and dpn or size needed to obtain gauge
- Yarn needle
- 6 stitch markers
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With circular needle, CO 84 (96, 108) sts.
Pm and join to work in the rnd. Work Rnd 1 of 2 x 2 Rib.
Cont in Rib for 6" (15.2 cm).
Work 1 rnd of St st.
Cont in St st until hat measures 9 (9 1/2, 10)" [22.9 (24.1, 25) cm] from CO edge.
Setup Rnd: *K14 (16, 18), pm; rep from * to end.
Dec Rnd: *K to 2 sts before m, K2tog; rep from * to end - 6 sts dec'd.
Next Rnd: K.
Rep last 2 rnds until 42 sts rem.
Rep Dec Rnd only until 12 sts rem.
Break yarn, thread through yarn needle, and pass through rem live sts.
Make a 2 1/2" (6.4 cm) pom pom and sew to top of crown.
Weave in ends.
- St st
- stockinette stitch
- cast on
- place marker
How to Make a Chunky Pom Pom
Check out this helpful video to learn how to make a pom pom.
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