Golden Garter Knit Hat
The Golden Garter Knit Hat is the perfect beginner knitting pattern. This quick stitch hat, knit in mega bulky yarn, is topped with a fun faux fur pom pom for an extra dose of style and whimsy. An easy pattern and a quick knit will allow you to make one of these attractive hats for all your loved ones. The slouchy style is very on trend and the thick yarn ensures your head will feel cozy on even the coldest and snowiest day. Beginner knitting patterns do not need to lack style or substance and this garter knit hat is proof. The oversized pom pom is a fun way to express your unique personality and makes this hat stand out from the crowd.
Knitting Needle Size19 or 15 mm
Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
Gauge5 stitches (sts) and 12 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Garter Stitch.
Finished SizeOne size to fit average woman
- Bernat® Mega Bulky™ (10.5 oz/300 g; 64 yds/58 m) New Gold (88609) 1 ball
- Bernat® Faux Fur Pompom™ Black Mink (01040) 1 Pompom™
- Size U.S.19 (15 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Cast on 26 stitches (sts).
Knit every row (garter st), noting first row is Wrong Side (WS), until Hat measures 8" [20.5 cm], ending on a WS row.
Shape top: Next row: [Right Side (RS)]. Knit 2 (K2). *Knit next 2 sts together (K2tog). K2. Repeat (Rep) from * to end of row. 20 sts.
Next 3 rows: Knit.
Next row: K2. *K2tog. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 14 sts.
Next row: Knit.
Next row: *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 7 sts.
Break yarn leaving a 24" [61 cm] end. Thread end through remaining sts and fasten securely.
Sew center back seam. Attach Pompom to top of Hat.
- knit next 2 stitches together
- right side
- wrong side
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