Loops & Threads® Charisma™ Seed Stitch Hat (Knit)

Grab this warm and stylish seed stitch hat when you walk out the door on chilly winter mornings.
 
 

Craft Time: varies

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_35201, october2013, oct2013, loops and threads, loops & threads, charisma, knit hat, knit, hat, seed stitch

Materials

  • Loops & Threads® Charisma™ (100% acrylic; 100g/109 yds.) Yarn – Ashes (2 Balls)
  • 40.6 cm (16") Circular Needle, US Size 13 (9mm) or Size to Obtain Gauge
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Stitch Marker
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Instructions

Gauge: 12 sts & 18 rows per 10.2 cm (4") in reverse St st; 11sts & 20 rows per 10.2 cm (4") in seed st. Save time, check your gauge.

Finished Measurements: Circumference: 53.3 cm (21"); Length: 30.4 cm (12")

Abbreviations
k - knit
k2tog - knit 2 together
st - stitches
rnd - round
rem - remaining
p - purl

Stitch Guide

Seed stitch (odd number of stitches)

Round 1: * K1, p1; rep from * ending with a k1

Round 2: * P1, k1; rep from * ending with a p1

Hat

With circular needle, cast on 57 sts, Place marker (pm) and join to work in the rnd, being careful not to twist sts.

Rnds 1-8: Purl

Rnd 9: Knit

Rnds 10-17: Purl

Work even in seed st until hat measures 35.5 cm (14") from cast on.

Begin Crown Shaping

Rnd 1: * K2tog; rep from * to end of rnd.

Cut yarn, leaving an 20.3 cm (8") tail. Using a tapestry needle, thread yarn twice through live sts in same direction as knitting. Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Make a 6.3 cm (2.5") pom pom; attach to top of hat.