His Tri-Color Hat

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His Tri-Color Hat

designed by Brenda Lewis
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Size

Single Size
21 ½"/54.5cm
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The materials for this project cost $39.54

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size
Hat Circumference:
21 ½"/54.5cm

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Simply Soft | Forest Floor, 9758Edit Color
$4.29

Contrast B

Simply Soft | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast C

Simply Soft | Bone, 9703Edit Color
$4.29

Takumi Bamboo Double Point Knitting Needles 7" 5/Pkg

Size 8/5mm
$9.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 8/5mm
$8.49

Bead Stitch Markers

Blue 3/Pkg
$7.99

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
$4.99
The materials for this project cost $39.54

Abbreviations

K = knit

P = purl

rep = repeat

Sl st = Slip stitch

Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

yb = bring yarn into back of work

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Hat Circumference:
21 ½"/54.5cm

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Contrast A Forest Floor (9758) 1
Contrast B () 1
Contrast C Bone (9703) 1
One circular size U.S. 8 (5mm) needle, 16"/40.5cm long or size to obtain gauge. Four size U.S. 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles (dpn). Stitch marker. Yarn needle.

GAUGE

In Stoockinette stitch, using size U.S. 8 (5mm) needles, 18 sts and 24 rnds = 4”/10cm.

INSTRUCTIONS

STITCHES USED
K2, p2 rib
 
Slip stitch pattern
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rnd 3: *K1, sl 1; rep from * around.
Rnd 4: P1, *yb, sl 1, yf, p1; rep from * to last st, sl 1.
Rep Rnds 1-4 for Slip st patt.
 
NOTE
When changing colors, always cross yarn in back of work to prevent holes.

 

HAT

Brim

Using A and circular needle, CO 96 sts.  Join being careful not to twist st, placing marker at beg of rnd. Work around in k2, p2 rib for 5”.   

 

Crown

Work in Slip st patt alternating one row each of B, C and A throughout. Work until hat measures 9” from CO sts ending with Rnd 1.

 

Shaping: (Note: Shaping is always worked on patt Rnd 2. Change to dpns when hat becomes too small for circular needle.)

First dec:

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: *K16, k3tog, rep from * to last st, k1--86 sts.

Rnds 3 and 4: Rep patt Rnds 3 and 4.

Second dec:

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: *K14, k3tog; rep from * to last st, k1—76 sts.

Rnds 3 and 4: Rep patt Rnds 3 and 4.

Third dec:

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: *K12, k3tog; rep from * to last st, k1—66 sts.

Rnds 3 and 4: Rep patt Rnds 3 and 4.

Fourth dec:

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: *K10, k3tog, rep from end with k1—56 sts.

Rnds 3 and 4: Rep patt Rnds 3 and 4.

Fifth dec:

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: *K8, k3tog, rep from end with k1—46 sts.

Rnds 3 and 4: Rep patt Rnds 3 and 4.

Sixth dec:

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: *K6, k3tog, rep from end with k1—36 sts.

Rnds 3 and 4: Rep patt Rnds 3 and 4.

Seventh dec:

Rnd 1: Knit.

Rnd 2: *K4, k3tog, rep from end with k1—26 sts.

Rnd 3: *K2, k3tog; rep from * around, end k1—16 sts.

Fasten off leaving a 12” strand.  Thread strand through yarn needle and slip through remaining sts drawing firmly to close. 

Using yarn needle, weave in ends.