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Chunky Mochi

Roll Brim Lacy Ribbed Hat

Designed by Laura Andersson

Description:  Thjs Chunky Mochi cap is comfy and stylish.

Level:  Easy/Intermediate (k2tog decreases, yo's, working in the rnd)

Size:  Woman's Medium (16" unstretched, ~20" stretched)


  • 2 balls Crystal Palace Chunky Mochi (shown in 845 "Drama")
  • Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles 16" circular in US size 9 and double-pointed in US size 7, or size needed for gauge
  • Stitch marker
  • Crochet hook or yarn sewing needle

Gauge:  4 sts = 1 inch over pattern stitch on larger needles

Abbreviations:  beg- beginning; CO- cast on; k- knit; k2tog- knit 2 stitches together to decrease by one stitch; p- purl; p2tog- purl 2 stitches together to decrease by one stitch; rep- repeat; rnd- round;  ssk- slip 1 stitch knitwise onto right needle, slip 2nd stitch knitwise onto right needle, slip both stitches back onto left needle and knit them together (decreases by one); st(s)- stitch(es); yo- yarn over



With circular needles, CO 72 sts.  Place marker to indicate beg of rnd.  Join (being careful not to twist sts) and k 4 rnds.

 Work in pattern, alternating the 2 rnds until the hat is ~5 in above the rolled edge. End after completion of rnd 1.



Rnd 1:  *(p2, yo, k2tog) around.

Rnd 2: *(p2, k2) around.



Work 1 rnd *(p2tog, k2, p2, k2) around;  work 1 rnd *(p1, yo, k2tog, p2, yo, k2tog) around.

Work 1 rnd*(p1, k2, p2tog, k2) around; work 1 rnd *(p1, yo, k2tog) around

Work 1 rnd *(p1, k2tog, p1, k2) around; work 1 rnd *(p1, k1, p1, k2) around

*(p1, k1, p1, k2tog) around; *(p1, k1) around

*(p2, yo k2tog) around; *(p2tog, k2) around

*(p1, k2tog) around

K2tog until only ~6-8 sts remain.


Cut yarn, leaving a 6"-8" tail.  Using the crochet hook, pull yarn through each st and drop off needle. Pull yarn end to inside; secure end and weave in all ends.


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. Shops carrying Crystal Palace Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns. 

November 2013

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