Christian's Hat

I designed this hat to match Christian's Scarf - the pattern of which I shared with you in a post about a week ago. This hat pattern is downloadable for free, just like the pattern of the the scarf. Happy knitting :)

For the PDF version of the pattern please click here

 

 Christian’s Hat

Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes

Size

to fit head circumference 56 – 61 cm
(22-24 inches)
length approx. 21 cm (8 ¼ inches)


Materials

Yarn:
HWS Markoma Pittsburgh
40% wool, 60% acrylic
188 meters / 100 g
¾ skeins


Needles:
3.5 mm (US 4) double-pointed needles
4 mm (US 6) double-pointed needles

Notions:
yarn needle
stitch marker

Gauge
21 stitches / 25 rounds = 10 cm ( 4 inches)  in pattern using 4 mm (US 6) needles

Abbreviations

BO – bind off         k2tog – knit 2 together

CO – cast on           p – purl

k – knit                     p2tog – purl 2 together

Directions 

Ribbing

With 3.5 mm (US 4) double-pointed needles CO 105 stitches, place marker and join in the round.

Rounds 1-6:           * P2, k1, p1, k1, repeat from * to end of round.

Body

Continue working with 4 mm (US 6) double-pointed needles.

Rounds 1-2:           Purl.
Rounds 3-5:           * P2, k3, repeat from * to end of round.

Repeat Rounds 1-5 until work measures approx. 14.5 cm (5 ¾ inches), ending with Round 2. (For a longer hat, knit this part longer and start knitting the crown later.)

Crown

Round 1:                * P2, k3, repeat from * to end of round.
Round 2:              
* P2, k1, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. 84 stitches
Rounds 3:              * P2, k2, repeat from * to end of round.
Rounds 4-5:          Purl.
Round 6:               * P2tog, k2, repeat from * to end of round. 63 stitches.
Round 7:               * P1, k2, repeat from * to end of round.
Round 8:               * P1, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. 42 stitches.
Rounds 9-10:        Purl.
Round 11:              * P1, k5, repeat from * to end of round.
Round 12:              * P1, k2tog, k1, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. 28 stitches.
Round 13:              * P1, k3, repeat from * to end of round.
Round 14:             P2tog around. 14 stitches.
Round 15:              Purl.
Round 16:             K2tog around. 7 stitches.

Finishing

Break yarn and draw through remaining stitches. Weave in all ends.Soak hat in cold water, press out excess water with a towel and let it dry lying flat.

Christian’s Hat © 2012 Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes. All rights reserved
This pattern is provided for your personal, non-commercial use and may not be resold or shared.
Finished projects are most welcome in the Ágnes Kutas Knitwear Design ravelry group J 

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