Royal Artisan Hat
The Royal Artisan Hat is truly fit for a queen. This easy free knitting pattern is knit in the round with a rolled brim edge. The knitted hat will work up quickly and you will have a stylish toque before you know it. Plus, the neutral color makes it easy to pair this knit hat with any piece currently in your wardrobe. Since this pattern is such a quick knit, you may want to consider making a few for your friends and loved ones too. It doesn't get much better than this royally simple and chic knit hat and we think you will agree. Work one up today and see for yourself - you will not be disappointed.
NotesGAUGE: 6.5 sts = 4” [10 cm]; 9 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Stockinette Stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.
Circumference: 18.5 (22)” [47 (56) cm]
Finished length: 9” [23 cm] (with rolled brim)
Hat is knit in the round and features a roll up brim. Hat is shown in two sizes; directions are for Medium with changes for Large in parentheses.
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together (decrease).
Knitting Needle Size19 or 15 mm, Circular Knitting Needles
Yarn Weight(7) Jumbo
- RED HEART® Grande Metallic™: 1 ball 1115 Straw
- Susan Bates® Circular Knitting Needles: 15 mm [19 US] 16” [41 cm] long
- Yarn needle, stitch marker
With circular needles, cast on 30 (36) sts. Place marker, join being careful not to twist sts.
Rounds 1-12 (14): Knit until hat measures 5 (6)” [13 (15) cm] from cast on edge.
Round 1 (decrease): K4, k2tog around—25 (30) sts.
Rounds 2 and all even numbered Rounds: Knit.
Round 3 (decrease): K3, k2tog around—20 (24) sts.
Round 5 (decrease): K2, k2tog around—15 (18) sts.
Round 7 (decrease for size 18.5” [47 cm]): K1, k2tog around—10 sts.
Round 7 (decrease for size 22” [56 cm]): K2tog around—9 sts.
Cut yarn leaving a tail 8” [15 cm] long. With yarn needle, draw tail through remaining sts twice, pull tightly and fasten off. Weave in ends. Block lightly and roll up brim 1” [2.5 cm].
- knit 2 stitches together
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