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Simple Fuzzy Knit Hat

Simple Fuzzy Knit Hat

Who would have thought that such an easy knit hat pattern would be so fun? This Simple Fuzzy Knit Hat will not only give both beginner and expert knitters an exciting new project, but will ready them to brave even the coldest of tundras. This easy knitted hat is made using a special fuzzy yarn that helps keep your head cozy enough for the colder months. The unique purplish-brown color certainly helps it stand out and be both stylish and utilitarian at the same time.


Knitting Needle SizeCircular Knitting Needles

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

Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch

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  • 321-202 Lion Brand Pelt: Mink - 2 Balls
  • Clover Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16” - Size 11
  • Brittany Birchwood Double Pointed Needles - Size 11
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
  • Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)


Gauge: 14 sts + 17 rnds = about 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k every rnd) worked in rnds


Measurements: About 20 in. (51 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes



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


Stitch Explanation:

K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds (multiple of 2 sts)
Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep Rnd 1 for K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds.



1. Hat is worked in the round.
2. Work begins on a circular needle, changing to double pointed needles when sts have been sufficiently decreased.



With circular needle, cast on 70 sts. Place marker for beg of rnd and join by working the first st on the lefthand 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 8 rnds.
Change to St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) and work until piece measures about 7 in. (18 cm) from beg.
Next Decrease Rnd: * K5, k2tog, rep from * around – 60 sts at the end of this rnd.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Decrease Rnd: * K4, k2tog, rep from * around – 50 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Decrease Rnd: * K3, k2tog, rep from * around – 40 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Divide sts onto the double pointed needles, with 10 sts on each of 4 needles.
Next Decrease Rnd: * K2, k2tog, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Decrease Rnd: * K1, k2tog, rep from * around – 20 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Decrease Rnd: * K2tog, rep from * around – 10 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread yarn tail into blunt needle, then draw through remaining sts, pull to gather. Knot to secure.
Weave in ends.

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