Hometown Hat
ITEM # 383960P35
Print Description
Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 ball ea. Lion Brand? Hometown USA?:
    • Pittsburgh Yellow (A)
    • Portland Winde (B)
    • or colors of your choice
  • Lion Brand? double pointed knitting needles size 13
  • Lion Brand? stitch marker
  • Lion Brand? pompom maker
  • Lion Brand? large-eyed blunt needle

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE: 9 sts = 4" Stockinette st worked in the rnd (k every rnd).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

HAT
Note: Carry unused color up wrong side of work.
With A, cast on 40 sts loosely. Divide sts onto 3 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of rnd.
Rnd 1: With B, *k2, p2, rep from * around.
Rnd 2: With A, *k2, p2, rep from * around.
Rep last 2 rnds until piece measures about 5½" from beg.
Note: Continue to alternate colors A and B throughout the remainder of the pattern.
Next Rnd: *K19, k in front and then back of next st (increase made), rep from * once – 42 sts at the end of this rnd.
Continue in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures 9" from beg.
Shape Crown
Next Rnd: *K5, k2tog, rep from * around – 36 sts.
Next Rnd and every other Rnd: Knit.
Next Rnd: *K4, k2tog, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Next Rnd: *K3, k2tog, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Next Rnd: *K2, k2tog, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Next Rnd: *K1, k2tog, rep from * around – 12 sts.
Next Rnd: K2tog around – 6 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and gather tightly together. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Pompom

With A, make a large pompom. Tie pompom to top of Hat.
Weave in ends.

SIZE: One size, will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

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REVIEWS +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1 ball ea. Lion Brand? Hometown USA?:
    • Pittsburgh Yellow (A)
    • Portland Winde (B)
    • or colors of your choice
  • Lion Brand? double pointed knitting needles size 13
  • Lion Brand? stitch marker
  • Lion Brand? pompom maker
  • Lion Brand? large-eyed blunt needle

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE: 9 sts = 4" Stockinette st worked in the rnd (k every rnd).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

HAT
Note: Carry unused color up wrong side of work.
With A, cast on 40 sts loosely. Divide sts onto 3 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of rnd.
Rnd 1: With B, *k2, p2, rep from * around.
Rnd 2: With A, *k2, p2, rep from * around.
Rep last 2 rnds until piece measures about 5½" from beg.
Note: Continue to alternate colors A and B throughout the remainder of the pattern.
Next Rnd: *K19, k in front and then back of next st (increase made), rep from * once – 42 sts at the end of this rnd.
Continue in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures 9" from beg.
Shape Crown
Next Rnd: *K5, k2tog, rep from * around – 36 sts.
Next Rnd and every other Rnd: Knit.
Next Rnd: *K4, k2tog, rep from * around – 30 sts.
Next Rnd: *K3, k2tog, rep from * around – 24 sts.
Next Rnd: *K2, k2tog, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Next Rnd: *K1, k2tog, rep from * around – 12 sts.
Next Rnd: K2tog around – 6 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and gather tightly together. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Pompom

With A, make a large pompom. Tie pompom to top of Hat.
Weave in ends.

SIZE: One size, will stretch to fit a range of sizes.