Thursday, January 6, 2011


I have been in a pattern creating mood again and this time created one named after my sister, Cathy. She put up with a lot since I was a mean big sister. This one's for you Cathy...



Worsted weight yarn
Size US 9 16" circular needles or size US 9 DPNs
Stitch marker
Darning needle to weave ends in once the hat is completed.

Abbreviation: EOR - end of row

Cast on 80 stitches. Join in the round being careful not to twist your stitches. Place a stitch marker to note the beginning of your row.

Brim (option 1)

Row 1- knit
Row 2- purl
Row 3- knit
Row 4- purl
Row 5-8 *k3, p2, k2, p3* to EOR
Row 9- purl
Row 10- knit
Row 11- purl
Row 12- knit

Brim (option 2)

Knit in garter ridge (knit one row, purl one row) for 14 rows.

Begin next section-

*k3, p2, k2, p3* to end of row. Knit in this pattern until the hat measures 6 inches.

Begin decreases-

Row 1- *k3, p2, k2, p2tog, p1* to end.
Row 2- *k3, p2, k2, p2tog* to end.
Row 3- *k3, p2tog, k2, p1* to end.
Row 4- *k2tog, k1, p1, k2, p1* to end.
Row 5- *k2, p1, k2tog, p1* to end.
Row 6- *k2tog, p1, k1, p1* to end.
Row 7- *k1, p1, k2tog* to end.
Row 8- *k1, k2tog* to end.
Row 9- *k2tog* to end.

This pattern has been uploaded on Ravelry or download here. download now