Loops & Threads® Country Loom™ Back to Basics Hat (Knit)
Get back to basics with a classic slouched hat that's always in style. This pattern highlights the beautifully soft texture of Country Loom™ yarn. It's quick and soft to work with -- ideal for cozy, stylish accessories and comfy afghans to knit or crochet.
Skill Level: Easy
- Loops & Threads® Country Loom™ (5 oz./140 ga.; 104 yds./95m) Yarn – Shale (1 Ball)
- Knitting Needles, Set of Four, Size U.S. 13 (9mm) Double-pointed Knitting Needles or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
- Stitch Marker
Size: One size to fit average woman’s head.
Gauge: 11 sts and 16 rows = 4" (10cm) in stocking stitch.
k2tog= knit next 2 stitches together
Cast on 52 sts. Divide sts on 3 needles: (18, 18, 16) sts. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd 3 times more.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st to 4th rnds: Knit.
5th rnd: Purl.
These 5 rnds form pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 6" (15cm), ending with a 5th rnd of pat.
Shape top: 1st rnd: *K11. K2tog. Rep from * around. 48 sts.
2nd and 3rd rnds: Knit.
4th rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from * around. 40 sts.
5th rnd: Purl.
6th rnd: *K3. K2tog. Rep from * around. 32 sts.
7th rnd: *K2. K2tog. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
8th rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 12 sts. Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts and fasten securely.
Pom pom: Wind yarn around 4 fingers approx. 80 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. Sew securely to top of hat.