Knitting Pattern: Nautical Hat II

“A hat is warm memories. A hat is not a prop. I use it as a part of me. I can wear it or take it off and it can be a conversation piece.”

 

NAUTICAL HAT
II
Loopn’ Threads Design

 

Sizes Adult
S-XL

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
16” around (stretches to fit sizes)
7” tall with 3″ folded brim
10″ tall unfolded brim

YARN
The Petite Wool (100% petite wool)
142 yards per 100 grams
1 skein in color Ochre

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US 10 (6MM) 16” circular needles
US 10 (6MM) double-pointed needles
Tapestry needles
marker
measuring
tape

GAUGE
4” | 10 CM = 12 stitches
4” | 10 CM = 16 rows

NOTES
This hat is worked from the bottom
up and switched to double pointed
needles when decreasing.

TAGS
#NauticalHatII
#Loopnthreads

DIRECTIONS
CAST ON
With circular needles, CO 72 sts. Join,
taking care not to twist sts, and pm for
EOR.

 

HAT
Round 1: K2, P2 – repeat ribbing until
work measures 9”.

DECREASING
*NOTE* Switch to double-pointed needles
when your round gets too tight for
circular needles.

*K7, K2TOG.* Repeat from * around.
64 sts left.
*K6, K2TOG.* Repeat from * around.
56 sts left.
*K5, K2TOG.* Repeat from * around.
48 sts left.
*K4, K2TOG.* Repeat from * around.
40 sts left.
*K3, K2TOG.* Repeat from * around.
32 sts left.
*K2, K2TOG.* Repeat from * around.
24 sts left.

FINISHING
Cut yarn and leave a long tail to
thread through your tapestry needle
and weave through live stitches and
sinch your work. Weave in your ends
to secure and cut. Weave in any
remaining ends.

SCHEMATIC

 

 


ABBREVIATIONS
CO                             Cast on
Sts                              Stitches
PM                             Place marker
EOR                           End of round
Knit                            Knit
P                                Purl
K2TOG                       Knit 2 together

 

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