December 27, 2007

Ribbed hat pattern – Knit

ribbed hat

Do you have an extra large head? Have puny “average” sized hats left your ears cold? Perhaps you have a normal size head but you like your hats big and loose. Based on a chunky ribbed hat pattern from winged sheep, here is a knitting pattern for a hat to please your giant head.

Ribbed hat
You will need
– 1 skein Malabrigo chunky merino wool
– 1 circular needle, 24″ size 10
– 4 double pointed needles size 10

Starting with the circular needles:
Loosely cast on 84 stitches.
Rib stitch: k2, p2
Rib stitch rows around until your tube measures between 5 and 6 inches tall.

Begin decrease, changing to the double pointed needles when needed.
Row 1: * k2tog, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2tog, k2, p2, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 2: * k, p2, k2, p2, k2, p, k2, p2, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 3: * k2tog, p, k2, p2, k2, p2tog, k, p2, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 4: * k, p, k2, p2, k2, p, k, p2, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 5: * k2tog, k2, p2, k2, p2tog, p2, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 6: * k3, p2, k2, p3, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 7: * k2tog, k, p2, k2, p2tog, p, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 8: * k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 9: * k2tog, p2, k2, p2tog, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 10: * k, p2, k2, p, k2, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 11: * k2tog, p, k2, p2tog, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2, p2
Row 12: * k2tog, k2, p2tog, p2 repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2tog, p2
Row 13: * k2tog, k, p2tog, p repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2tog, p
Row 14: * k2tog, p2tog repeat from * until last 4 stitches k2tog

Cut the yarn leaving a generous tail. Using a finishing needle weave yarn through remaining loops and cinch together, pulling the small opening closed. Tie off and weave in ends.

Matching scarf
The matching scarf pictured above was made using 2 skeins Malabrigo chunky merino wool plus remaining yarn from hat. Using size 10 needles, circular or straight, cast on 36 stitches. Rib stitch (k2, p2) in rows until all yarn is used. Weave in ends.

Malabrigo yarn comes in great colors.

*Photo by Carol

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