Basic Bulky Hat for the Family by Marci Richardson

Basic Bulky Hat for the Family

Knitting
January 2001
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
80 - 130 yards (73 - 119 m)
Child 2-4 (Child 6-10, Adult Sm, Adult Med, Adult Lg)
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This basic hat pattern gives you 3 edge options - a simple rib edge, a rolled edge with 1x1 rib, and a folded over rib edge. Choose an I-chord knot, a tassel, or pom pom for the top!

SKILLS USED: Basics, knitting in the round, simple shaping.

SIZES: Child 2-4 years (Child 6-10 years / Adult Sm / Adult Med / Adult Lg)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
width: 17” (18” / 19.5” / 20.5” / 22”)
length: 6.5” (7” / 7.5” / 8” / 8.5”)

MATERIALS NEEDED: 80 (90 / 100 / 110 / 130) yards of a bulky weight yarn (please note: add up to 40 more yards if making a large pom pom or folded over edge), US#9 (5.5 mm) 16” circular, US#10 (6 mm) 16” circular needle and double points, or whichever size gives the correct gauge, ring marker.

GAUGE: 14 sts and 22 rows per 4” with larger needle in stockinette stitch