I've been slowly but surely working through all my notes, scattered across several notebooks and a few computer folders, and working the fragments of patterns into completed designs. This one is so fun and simple to work off the needles, and it's about to become a donation staple for me!
A simple stockinette stitch, broken up by purl ridges creates a ribbed and slouchy hat.
YARN90-120 yards Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice (100% acrylic; 170y/155m per 100 grams)
NEEDLESUS 9 / 5.5 mm 16" circular needle
US 9 / 5.5 mm double pointed needles
NOTIONSOne stitch marker
Darning needle for weaving in ends
GAUGE16 sts x 20 rows = 4" in stockinette
SIZESbaby (toddler, child, adult)
ABBREVIATIONSCO = cast on
DRnd = decrease round
K = knit
K2TOG = knit two stitches together
P = purl
RND = round
STS = stitches
DIRECTIONSUsing long tail method, CO 56 (64, 72, 80) sts.
Place marker to join, being careful not to twist.
Rnd 1-8: [K 2, P 2] around.
Rnd 9-11: K all sts.
Rnd 12: P all sts.
Repeat Rnds 9-12 a total of 6 (7, 8, 9) times
SHAPE CROWN(switch to DPNs when necessary)
DRnd 1: (k6, K2tog) around.
DRnd 2 (and all even rows): K all sts around.
DRnd 3: (k5, k2tog) around.
DRnd 5: (k4, k2tog) around.
DRnd 7: (k3, k2tog) around.
DRnd 9: (k2, k2tog) around.
DRnd 11: (k1, k2tog) around.
DRnd 13: K2tog around.