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loops & threads® charisma® knit stripy hats three ways

Get ready for cold weather with Charisma® by knitting hats for the whole family. From baby to Grandpa, every size is covered in this project and three different stripe patterns to give you options to customize each hat.
Step 1

SIZES: Preemie (Newborn, 3-6month, 6-12month, Toddler, Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference = 10" (12", 14", 15", 16", 17", 19", 20", 22") [25 cm (30 cm, 36 cm, 38 cm, 41 cm, 43 cm, 48 cm, 51 cm, 56 cm)]  and Length = 4" (5", 6", 6", 6½", 7", 8", 9", 9½") [10 (13, 15, 15, 17, 18, 20, 23, 24)cm]

GAUGE: 12 sts x 16 rows = 4" (10 cm); save time and check your gauge


PATTERN NOTES:

Choose a size 10-15% smaller than actual head measurement to ensure a snug fitting hat. Hat colors are shown in:

  • Preemie (Multi-Color): Haze
  • Newborn (1-Row Stripes): White and Coral
  • 3-6 Month (Multi-Color): Daisy
  • 6-12 Month (2-Row Stripes): Jam and Dark Purple
  • Toddler (1-Row Stripes): Off White (10133754) & Sage
  • Child (Multi-Color): Cloud
  • Adult Small (2-Row Stripes): Violet and Charcoal
  • Adult Medium (1-Row Stripes): Taupe and Denim
  • Adult Large (2-Row Stripes): Bone and Forest
Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:

Cast on with first color listed for your style/size.

Cast on 30 (36, 42, 45, 48, 51, 57, 60, 66) sts.

Place marker and join to work in the rnd, being careful not to twist sts.


Ribbing

Rnd 1: *K2, p1; rep from * around.

Repeat Rnd 1, 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 5, 5, 5) more times.


Body (Multicolor Yarn and 2-Row Stripes)

For Multicolor Yarn hat, continue in same color as ribbing.

For 2-row Stripes hat, join 2nd color and begin working in stripes as follows: *2 rounds 2nd color, 2 rounds 1st color; rep from * throughout remainder of hat.

Knit every rnd until Hat measures 2½ (3, 3¾, 3¼, 3¾, 3¾, 4½, 5½, 5¾)” [6 (7.6 cm, 9.5 cm, 8.2 cm, 9.5 cm, 9.5 cm, 11.4 cm, 14 cm, 14.6 cm)].

6-12 Month (Child, Adult Small) Only: *K13 (15, 17), k2tog; rep from * 2 more times – 42 (48, 54) sts.


Decrease Section (All Sizes)

Rnd 1: *K5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11), place marker; rep from * 5 more times.

Rnd 2: *Knit to 2 sts before marker, k2tog; rep from * 5 more times – 6 sts dec’d.

Rnd 3: Knit.

Repeat Rnds 2-3, 1 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) more times – 18 (18, 24, 24, 24, 24, 30, 30, 36) sts.

Repeat Rnd 2, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) times – 6 sts.

Cut yarn and thread tail onto tapestry needle and draw through remaining sts.


Step 3

Body (1-Row Stripes)

Join 2nd color & begin working in stripes, *1 round 2nd color, 1 round 1st color; rep from * throughout remainder of hat, do not twist yarn when changing colors, just pick up the previous color and continue working. Colors will form a natural spiral without any holes or sharp lines where you change colors.

Purl every rnd until Hat measures 2½ (3, 3¾, 3¼, 3¾, 3¾, 4½, 5½, 5¾)” [6 cm (7.6 cm, 9.5 cm, 8.2 cm, 9.5 cm, 9.5 cm, 11.4 cm, 14 cm, 14.6 cm)].

6-12 month (Child, Adult Small) Only: *P13 (15, 17), p2tog; rep from * 2 more times – 42 (48, 54) sts.


Decrease Section ( All Sizes)

Rnd 1: *P5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11), place marker; rep from * 5 more times.

Rnd 2: *Purl to 2 sts before marker, p2tog; rep from * 5 more times – 6 sts dec’d.

Rnd 3: Purl.

Repeat Rnds 2-3, 1 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) more times – 18 (18, 24, 24, 24, 24, 30, 30, 36) sts.

Repeat Rnd 2, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) times – 6 sts.

Cut yarn and thread tail onto tapestry needle and draw through remaining sts.


Finishing: Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Dec’d = Decreased

K = Knit

K2tog = Knit 2 Sts Together (1 St Dec’d)

P = Purl

P2tog = Purl 2 Sts Together (1 St Dec’d)

Rep = Repeat(ing)

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

St(s) = Stitch(es)


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