Easy Fit Ribbed Hat

Easy fit ribbed hat

What You'll Need:

Red Heart® With Love™:
1 skein 1252 Mango.
Knitting Needles: 6mm [US 10].
Yarn needle.
 

Courtesy of Red Heart®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: Weekend Project

How to Make a Easy Fit Ribbed Hat

Cute and cozy, keep yourself warm this winter with an Easy Fit Ribbed Hat! Your first hat or just an easy project? This one is perfect either way. It’s great to make for everyone in the family!

Gauge:16 sts = 4”; 20 rows = 4” in ribbing, slightly stretched.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needlesto obtain the gauge.

Measurements: Hat measures 18 inches around (slightly stretched). Fits most adults.
 
  • 1 Abbreviations

    mm = millimeters; st(s) = stitch (es); *
    = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

  • 2 Hat

    Cast on 70 sts.
    Row 1 (Wrong Side): *Purl 2, knit 2; repeat from * to last 2
    stitches, purl 2.
    Row 2 (Right Side): *Knit 2, purl 2; repeat from * to last 2
    stitches, knit 2.
    Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until work measures 10 inches from
    beginning, ending with a wrong side row.

  • 3 Shape crown

    Row 1 (Right Side): *Knit 2, purl 2 together (decrease 1
    stitch); repeat from * to last 2 stitches, knit 2 – 53 stitches.
    Row 2 (Wrong Side): *Purl 2, knit 1; repeat from * to last 2
    stitches, purl 2.
    Row 3: *Knit 2, purl 1; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, knit 2.
    Row 4: Repeat Row 2.
    Next Row: *Knit 2 together, purl 1; repeat from * to last 2
    stitches, knit 2 – 36 stitches.
    Next Row: Purl 2, *knit 1, purl 1; repeat from * to end.
    Next Row: *Knit 2 together; repeat from * to end – 18
    stitches.
    Next Row: Purl.
    Last Row: *Knit 2 together; repeat from * to end – 9 sts.
    Cut yarn leaving a long end for seaming. Weave yarn through remaining stitches; gather stitches up firmly and secure. Sew the back seam. Starting about 3 inches from the bottom, sew the seam on the reverse side,
    as this will be turned up for the brim.