Simply Garter Stitch Hat

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Simply Garter Stitch Hat

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This simple garter stitch hat is perfect for adding a pop of color to any look, and makes a great project for beginner knitters.

Sizes

4/6
To fit child 4/6 yrs
8/10
To fit child 8/12 yrs
Woman
To fit average woman's head
Man
To fit average man's head
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The materials for this project cost $8.24

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 4/6
  • 8/10
  • Woman
  • Man

To fit child 4/6 yrs

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Simply Soft | Neon Pink, 9775Edit Color
$4.29

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95
The materials for this project cost $8.24

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

4/6 To fit child 4/6 yrs
8/10 To fit child 8/12 yrs
Woman To fit average woman's head
Man To fit average man's head

MATERIALS

Simply Soft (170 g/6. oz;288 m/315 yds)
Sizes4/68/10WomanMan 
Main Color (MC)
Neon Pink (9775)
1111
Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

17 sts and 32 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 76 (80-84-92) sts.
Knit every row (garter st), noting first row is WS, until work from beg measures 5 (5-6½-8)" [12.5 (12.5-16.5-20.5) cm, ending on a WS row.

Sizes 4/6, Woman and Man only:
Next row: (RS). *K17 (19-21). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 72 (80-88) sts.
Next row: Knit.

All sizes: 1st row: (RS). *K7 (8-8-9). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 64 (72-72-80) sts.
2nd and alt rows: Knit.
3rd row: *K6 (7-7-8). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 56 (64-64-72) sts.
5th row: *K5 (6-6-7). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 48 (56-56-64) sts.
7th row: *K4 (5-5-6). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 40 (48-48-56) sts.
9th row: *K3 (4-4-5). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 32 (40-40-48) sts.
11th row: *K2 (3-3-4). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 24 (32-32-40) sts.
13th row: *K1 (2-2-3). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 16 (24-24-32) sts.
12th row: Knit.

Size 4/6 only: 13th row: *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 8 sts.

Sizes 8/10, Woman and Man only: 13th row: *K(1-1-2). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. (16-16-24) sts.

Size Man only: 14th row: Knit.
15th row: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 16 sts.

All sizes: Break yarn leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and fasten securely. Sew back seam.