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free knit hat pattern

Betsy and Loring modeling the 2 hats.
Note the glinting of the metallic fiber highlights
visible below in the red-bodied hat.


Fling + Cotton Chenille
w/ Splash Trim
Holiday Hats

designed and knit by Yuke Hong

One size fits all


Crystal Palace Bamboo circular needle 16", size 10-1/2
and 8" Crystal Palace Bamboo 10-1/2 double point needles

for Red Body Hat:
1 ball Splash #201 (Ivory), 1 50 gr ball Fling #3538 (Lacquer Red) and 1 50 gr skein Cotton Chenille #9784 (Lacquer Red)

for White Body Hat:
1 ball Splash #3390 (lacquer red), 1-50 gr ball Fling #3687 (true white) and 1-50 gr skein Cotton Chenille #1058 (bleached white)

With Circular Needles, Cast on 50 stitches, holding a double strand of Splash and join sts being careful not to twist when joining. Working round, purl for 3" for hat band. Change to Fling and Cotton Chenille held together knit in St st on 50 stitches for 7" for crown of hat.

Begin Dec rows as follows (when diameter gets too small for circular needles, change to the Double Point Needles.

Decrease rows:
Knit 8, k2 together to end
Knit 5 rows
Knit 7 k2 together to end
Knit 5 rows
Knit 6, k2 together to end
Knit 5 rows
Knit 5 k2 together to end
Knit 5 rows
Knit 4, k2 together to end
Knit 5 rows
Knit 3 k2 together to end
Knit 5 rows
Knit 2 k2 together to end
Knit 5 rows
Knit 1 k2 together to end
Knit 5 rows
Knit 2 together until 1 st remains

Make Splash pom pom for tip of hat and attach.

If a longer top is desired for the hat, buy one more ball each of Fling and Cotton Chenille and inc the number of knit rows between dec rows from 5 to 7 or 8 rows.

[See also Yuke's Holiday Hat in Cotton Chenille and Splash- HERE and a Santa Hat in POOF is here]

Copyright 2004 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - 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. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

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Last revision of this page February 07, 2012