Straight Up Hat
SUPPLIES & TOOLS
- 2 skeins Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® Yarn, Cranberry
- Stitch Markers
- Large-eyed blunt needles
- Pompom maker
- Double-pointed knitting needles: set of 4, size 19
GAUGE: 6 sts + 10 rows = 5" in St st (k every rnd) with 3 strands held together.
DIRECTIONS: Wind yarn into 3 balls before beginning. Work holding 3 strands of yarn together throughout. Cast on 24 sts & divide evenly onto 3 needles. Join; do not twist. Place marker for beg of rnd. Work in St st (k every rnd) until piece measures 5" from beg.
SHAPE TOP: Rnd 1: *K4, k2tog; rep from * around—20 sts.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rnd 3: *K3, k2tog; rep from * around—16 sts.
Rnd 4: Knit.
Rnd 5: *K2, k2tog, rep from * around—12 sts.
Rnd 6: Knit.
Rnd 7: *K1, k2tog, rep from * around—8 sts.
Rnd 8: Knit.
Rnd 9: K2tog around—4 sts. Cut yarn, thread tail through remaining 4 sts. Pull until tight. Weave in ends.
Following package directions, make a pompom. Attach to top of hat.
ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning, k = knit, k2tog = knit 2 together, rep = repeat(s)(ing),
rnd(s) = round(s), st(s) = stitch(es)