Time Required :
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Intermediate
Intermediate
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loops & threads® charisma® knit stripy hats three ways

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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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