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Skill level:   Easy

Size:   Teen/Adult – stretches to fit 21”-23” circumference.

190 yds. worsted wt. cotton/acrylic-blend tweed-look yarn

(sample shown in Bernat “Denim Style”, 70% acrylic/30% cotton)16” size 10 circular needle

Set of 4 size 10 double-pointed needles (dpns)

Stitch marker 

Tapestry needle


18 sts & 21 rows = 4” in K2, P2 rib (slightly stretched) with worsted wt. yarn on size 10 ndl.  

Pattern notes: Hat is worked in seamless method from lower edge to crown decreases.

Special stitches:

K2tog:  knit two stitches together

P2tog: purl two stitches together 

Terms/Abbreviations: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO), decrease (dec), knit (k), knit two together (k2tog), purl (p), purl two together (p2tog), remaining (rem), repeat (rep), stitch (st), stockinette stitch (st st), yarn over (yo)


CO 72 sts, join into round for circular knitting, being careful that sts are not twisted on needle. Place marker to note beginning of round.


Rnd 1: *K2, P2, rep from * around (72 sts)

Rep Rnd 1 until piece measures 13” from beg.

Begin decrease rounds:

Note: Change to dpn’s when sts no longer fit comfortably on circular needle.

Rnd 1 (dec rnd): *K2tog, P2tog, rep from * around (36 sts)

Rnds 2-3: *K1, P1, rep from * around.

Rnd 4 (dec rnd): *K2tog, rep from * around (18 sts)

Rnd 5: K.

Rnd 6 (dec rnd): *K2tog, rep from * around (9 sts)

Rnd 7: K.

Rnd 8 (dec rnd): (K2tog) 4x, K1 (5 sts).

Cut yarn, leaving 8” tail. Gather remaining sts tog and close top. Weave in tails.

To wear: Turn lower portion of hat up for cuff.

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