Crystal Palace Yarns
free knit hat pattern
Cotton Chenille + Waikiki
Roll Brim Hat
Designed by Cathy Campbell for Crystal Palace
Velvety soft and plush hat
Cotton Chenille combined with Waikiki
Sizes: 20 (22)" circumference
Cotton Chenille: 1-50
gram ball and
1- 50 gram ball Waikiki
Needles: Crystal Palace Bamboo,
US size 8, 16" circular needles and size 8 double pointed needles.
Gauge: 14 sts/20 rows= 4" on
size 8 needles in Stockinette st, 2 strands held together throughout; be
sure to do a gauge swatch.
Abbreviations: BO-bind off;
CO-cast on; dpn-double pointed needles;k-knit;k2tog-knit 2 stitches
together; meas-measures; rnd-round; st(s)-stitch(es).
Using circular needles and 1 strand of each yarn held
together, CO 70 (77) sts. Place marker, to mark beginning of rnd; join into
a round taking care that stitches arenít twisted.
Knit every rnd until piece meas 7 (7 Ĺ)" from CO edge.
(Change to dpnís when to tight too go around circular
Rnd 1: *K5, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 60 (66) sts.
Rnd 2,4,6 & 8: Knit
Rnd 3: *K4, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 50 (55) sts.
Rnd 5: *K3, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 40 (44) sts.
Rnd 7: *K2, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 30 (33) sts.
Rnd 9: *K1 tog; k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 20 (22)
Rnd 10: K2tog to end of rnd. 10 (10) sts.
Rnd 11: k2tog to end of rnd. 5 sts.
Cut yarn, thread tail through tapestry needle and thread through remaining 5
sts. Pull tightly to close opening. Bring tail to inside of hat. Weave in
tail and any loose ends. Allow brim edge to roll up.
Pattern Copyright 2006
Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this
pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal
or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor
should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission.
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Last revision of this page
February 07, 2012
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