125 yds. super-bulky yarn
Sample shown in Plymouth Encore Mega (75% acrylic, 25%
wool, 64 yds/100g
US (9 mm) circular knitting needle (16 length) or size needed to
Set of 4
(or 5) size 13 US (9 mm) double-pointed needles (dpns)
10 sts & 12 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch on size 13 US (9 mm)
Terms/Abbreviations: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO),
knit (k), knit two together (k2tog), purl (p), repeat (rep), round (rnd),
stitch (st), together (tog)
notes: Hat is worked in the round from lower edge to crown. Garter
stitch on brim and crown is achieved by alternating knit and purl
circular needle, CO 42. Join for knitting in the round, being
careful that sts are not twisted. Place marker to note beg of rnds.
3-6: Rep Rnds 1-2.
1-4: *K3, p3, rep from * around.
5-8: *P3, k3, rep from * around.
9-12: *K3, p3, rep from * around.
13-16: *P3, k3, rep from * around.
of Rnd 17, piece measures approx. 6 from beg.
crown decreases (Note: change to dpns when sts no longer fit
comfortably on circular needle):
*K5, k2tog, rep from * around (36 sts)
*K4, k2tog, rep from * around (30 sts)
*K3, k2tog, rep from * around (24 sts)
*K2, k2tog, rep from * around (18 sts)
*K1, k2tog, rep from * around (12 sts)
yarn, leaving 8 tail. Gather rem sts tog and cinch to close. Weave