Cotton Sun Hat (Knit) by Kim Hamlin

Cotton Sun Hat (Knit)

July 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch worked in the round
US 10 - 6.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
206 yards (188 m)
Adult S/M, M/L
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for free.
Errata available:

Wire in the brim gives this hat structure to keep out the sun. And, it looks pretty cute too! Designed by Kim Hamlin. (Lion Brand Yarn)

Lion Brand Pattern #: L10458
CORRECTIONS: (applied Jul 25, 2012)


480-098 Nature’s Choice Organic Cotton Yarn : Almond (2) balls

Double-Pointed Needles - Size 10
Circular Knitting Needles 16 inches Size 10
Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Split Ring Stitch Markers
Needle nose pliers
Duct tape
32 (34) in. (81.5 (86.5 cm)) heavy gauge wire (a wire coat hanger works well) or craft wire

Worked in the round from the top down. Start on dpns, switch to circular needles to finish the brim.

Phototutorial is provided showing the steps to complete the project.