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Glitter Blizzard Hat

Glitter Blizzard Hat

If you're looking for a simple knit hat pattern that will dazzle, knit yourself a Glitter Blizzard Hat. The sparkle in this yarn is absolutely fabulous, and looks as if fresh snow has landed between the stitches. It's sometimes hard to look impressive when you're trying to bundle up, but this easy knit hat is a fun and simple way to stay stylish all year long. Make some for all of your favorite girls in your life so they never have to sacrifice glamor for comfort.


Knitting Needle SizeDouble-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)

Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)

Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch


  • 231-153 Lion Brand Gold Leaf: Black/Gold - 2 Balls
  • Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 10
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
  • Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)


Additional Materials:

  • Double pointed knitting needles size 10.5 (6.5 mm), set of 5


Gauge: 11 sts + 18 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) in St, st worked in rnds (k every rnd), using larger needles.



beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together



With smaller double pointed needles, cast on 56 sts. Divide sts onto 4 needles, with 14 sts on each needle. Place marker for beg of rnd. Join by working the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts. Work in K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds for 10 rnds. Change to larger double pointed needles and St st worked in rnds (k every rnd). Work until piece measures about 7 in. (18 cm) from beg.
Shape Crown (top of Hat)
Rnd 1 (Dec): On needle 1, skp, k to end; on needle 2, k to last 2 sts, k2tog; on needle 3, work same as needle 1; on needle 4, work same as needle 2 – 52 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rnds 3 and 4: Rep Rnds 1 and 2 – 48 sts. Rnds 5-7: Rep Rnd 1 – 36 sts at the end of Rnd 7.
Rnd 8 (Dec): On needle 1, skp, k to last 2 sts, skp; on needle 2, k2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog; on needle 3, work same as needle 1; on needle 4, work same as needle 2 – 28 sts.
Rnd 9: Rep Rnd 8 – 20 sts. Slip sts onto 2 needles, with 10 sts on each needle. Turn the Hat to the wrong side. Bind off using 3-needle bind off.

Weave in ends.

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What a pretty hat. I'd wear this with a dressy coat to go to a holiday party. Knitting in the round on double pointed needles is a basic skill and this hat is really good practice. And instead of using one yarn with the sparkles already in it, you can combine solid yarn with eyelash or glitter yarn and work them together. I like to customize my projects that way to make them one-of-a-kind. And it's a great way to use up your stash.


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