Size
Child (Woman) Man
Dimensions when completed
Brim circumference: 44(48)52 cm
Demand
Novita Hygge Wool
100(200)200 g
Other supplies
Needles 8.0 mm (US 11) double pointed needles for the ribbing and 10.0 mm (US 15) double pointed needles for the main part
Density
Stitch patterns: 2x2 ribbing in the round: *k2, p2*, repeat *-* until end of the round; Stockinette stitch in the round: knit all rounds from the right side (RS) of the work

Gauge: 10 sts and 12 rounds = 10 cm / 4 inches in Stockinette stitch on larger needles, knitted in the round, blocked.
Designer name
Sari Nordlund
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Using the smaller needles, cast on 44(48)52 sts using either the Long-tail cast on method or the Backward loop cast on method. Divide stitches evenly on four needles: 11(12)13 sts on each needle. The beginning of the round is between needles I and IV. Join in the round careful not to twist the ring od stitches. Work 2x2 ribbing in the round as instructed above in the Stitch patterns. Continue until the piece measures 5 cm / 2 inches from the cast on edge.

Change to larger needles and work Stockinette stitch in the round, until the piece measures 15(18)19 cm /  6(7)7.5 inches from the cast on edge.

Start shaping the top of the hat with decreases:

Decrease Round 1: *Ssk, k6(7)8, k2tog, k1*, repeat *-* three more times. 8 sts decreased, 36(40)44 sts remain, 9(10)11 sts on each needle.

Decrease Round 2: K all.

Decrease Round 3: *Ssk, k4(5)6, k2tog, k1*, repeat *-* three more times. 8 sts decreased, 28(32)36 sts remain, 7(8)9 sts on each needle.

Decrease Round 4: K all.

Decrease Round 5: *Ssk, k2(3)4 sts, k2tog, k1*, repeat *-* three more times. 8 sts decreased 20(24)28 sts remain, 5(6)7 sts on each needle.

Decrease Round 6: K all.

 

Child’s version only

Decrease Round 7: *Ssk, k2tog, k1*, repeat *-* three more times. 8 sts decreased, 12(-)- sts remain, 3(-)- sts on each needle.

Woman’s version only

Decrease Round 7: *Ssk, k-(1)- sts, k2tog, k1*, repeat *-* three more times. 8 sts decreased -(16)- sts remain, -(4)- sts on each needle.

Decrease Round 8: K all.

Decrease Round 9: *Ssk, k2*, repeat *-* three more times. 8 sts decreased, -(12)- sts remain, -(3)- sts on each needle.

Man’s version only

Decrease Round 7: *Ssk, k-(-)2 sts, k2tog, k1*, repeat *-* three more times. 8 sts decreased -(-)20 sts remain, -(-)5 sts on each needle.

Decrease Round 8: K all.

Decrease Round 9: *Ssk, k2tog, k1*, repeat *-* three more times. 8 sts decreased, -(-)12 sts remain, -(-)3 sts on each needle.

 

All sizes resume

Break the yarn and thread it through the remaining live stitches with a tapestry needle. Pull to close the gap at the top of the hat and secure tightly. Weave in all yarn ends on the inside of the work. Place the hat on top of a towel on a flat surface, then mist it gently with water. Let dry. Optional: Attach a pompom with a diameter of 7 cm / 2.75 inches on top of the hat.

 

Abbreviations

K = knit

K2tog = knit 2 stitches together

P = purl

RS = Right side

Ssk = slip, slip, knit the slipped stitches together

St(s) = stitch(es)

*-* = Repeat the section inside the asterisks