Sunday, October 16, 2016

One Knitted Ribbed Hat

Hello friends,

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I can't believe it's over already! I just finished knitting a ribbed stitch hat over the weekend and looking forward to wearing it when it gets colder. I have also started knitting some socks as a gift for my mom for Christmas which I will post about later this week! below are some photos of the hat I wanted to share with you.

A photo of myself wearing the hat 

Pattern: the pattern is very simple 
  • Cast on 70 stitches on magic loop needles( or more depending on the size of your head, needles, and yarn), divide stitches between the two needles 
  • knit two stitches, then purl two stitches all the way around to create the ribbed stitch
  • Once you knit up to the crown of your head, begin to decrease 
  • Decide how many decreases you would like to make on the decreasing rows (example: I knit 7 then knit together two, then repeated all around, then knit/purl a row, then the next row I knit 6 then knit together ...etc...)
  • Keep to the knitting and purling of the ribbed stitch pattern. On my first attempt I knit to decrease the top and it looked odd with garter stitch instead of ribbed stitch! 
  • Once you end up with 6 or 7 stitches, pull the yarn through with a darning needles and then tie a knot and weave in the strand under the top of the hat. 

Then you are finished! hope the pattern wasn't too confusing I made it up from making hats for quite some time and following other's patterns.

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  1. Lovely color for a lovely hat !!!
    Have fun with the socks !

    1. Thank you Anna, I fell in love with the color for this fall. I haven't made anything in this color for myself but I have knitted a scarf as a gift in this color before. Thank you I am almost finished the first sock and enjoying knitting socks again. Have a good day! thank you for visiting!
      take care,

  2. Replies
    1. Thank you Meredith, I loved knitting this hat because the pattern is very simple and I enjoyed knitting ribbed stitch all the way up the hat this time I usually stop at the bottom. Have a good day!

  3. Lovely hat it looks nice and cosy. :) xx

    1. Thank you Linda, it is very cozy! It turned out to be pretty light and loose so it fits very comfortably.
      take care, have a good day!


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