BULKY RIBS AT PLAY HAT
One size: approximately 20" circumference (slightly stretched) by 9"
high -- hat will stretch to fit up to 24” circumference
120 yds. super-bulky wt. yarn
pom-pom: 3 yds. each of super-bulky wt. yarn in 2
hat shown in Schachenmayr “Bravo Big Color” (100% acrylic, 131 yds/120
m per 7 oz/200 g ball) in color: #00085 Fire Mix, with Schachenmayr
"Bravo Big" in neon pink & neon orange for pom-pom
knitting needle (20" to 24" length) in size US 15 (10 mm), or size
needed to achieve gauge
four double-pointed needles (dpns) in size US 15 (10 mm)
sts & 11 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette st on size US 15 (10 mm)
Terms/Abbreviations: beginning (beg), bind off (BO), cast on (CO),
each (ea), knit (k), knit two together (k2tog), needle (ndl),
pattern (patt), purl (p), purl two together (p2tog), remaining (rem),
repeat (rep), round (rnd), slip (sl), stitch (st), together (tog),
twist two right (T2R)
features various-width ribs with twist stitch accents, knit in the
round from lower edge to top.
working top decreases, switch to double-pointed needles (dpns) when
stitches no longer fit comfortably on circular needle.
two right (T2R): knit second stitch on left needle but do not remove
it, then knit first stitch on left needle and slip both stitches to
right needle at once.
circular ndl, CO 39, join for knitting in the round. Place marker to
note beg of rnds.
K3, p3, (k2, p2) twice, (k1, p1) three times, p1, k2, (p2, k2)
twice, p2, k3, p3.
2-4: Rep Rnd 1.
(twist st rnd): K3, p3, (T2R, p2) twice, (k1, p1) three times, p1,
T2R, (p2, T2R) twice, p2, k3, p3.
1-5 three times, then rep Rnds 1-3 once.
decreases (Note: change to dpns when sts no longer fit comfortably
on circular ndl):
Rnd 1 (dec
rnd): K1, k2tog, p1, (p2tog, k2tog) twice, p2tog, (k2tog) three
times, p1, (k2tog, p2tog) three times, (k2tog) twice, p2tog -- 21
K2, p2, (k1, p1) twice, k3, (p1, k1) three times, p1, k2, p1.
Rnd 3 (dec
rnd): K2tog, p2tog, (k2tog) seven times, k1, k2tog -- 11 sts.
yarn, leaving 8" tail. Gather rem sts tog and cinch to close.
all 3 colors, make pom-pom and sew to top of hat.
2013 – Designs by KN –
personal or charity use only. Do not duplicate pattern for