Loops & Threads® Country Loom™ Two Color Easy Basic Hat (Knit)
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Loops & Threads® Country Loom™ Two Color Easy Basic Hat (Knit)

This cozy knit hat is perfect for the cold nights ahead. The basic pattern makes a great gift too! Change up the colors and give a handmade hat to friends and family.
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads® Country Loom™ (5 oz./140 ga.; 104 yds./95m) Yarn – Kiss Me (Contrast A; 1 Ball) and Steel Grey (Contrast B; 1 Ball)
  • Double-pointed Knitting Needles (Set of 4), Size U.S. 13 (9mm) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Stitch Marker
 

Project Instructions

Size: One size to fit average woman’s head.

Gauge: 11 sts and 16 rows = 4" (10cm) in stocking stitch.

Abbreviations
approx= approximately?
beg = beginning
cont = continue(ity)
k= knit
k2tog= knit next 2 stitches together
p= purl
pat= pattern
rem= remaining
rep= repeat
rnd(s)= round(s)
st(s)= stitch(es)

Instructions

With A, cast on 52 sts. Divide sts on 3 needles: (16, 16, 20) sts. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.

1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.

Rep last rnd 3 times more. Break A.

Change to B and 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 on a 5th rnd of pat.

Shape top: 1strnd: *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 A 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.