The third in the Six Simple Hats For Fall, the Parker Hat is a quick one to get started and finished, uses worsted weight yarn and large needles, and works for both men or women. I've knit it up with chunky yarn and even thicker needles, but am in love with the look of it with worsted best.
This pattern is available for free download!
- one skein I Love This Yarn! solids (100% acrylic; 355 yards / 325 meteres per 198 grams)
- one size US 11 / 8.0 mm 16" circular needle
- one set size US 11/ 8.0 mm dpns
- one stitch marker
- one darning needle
one size fits mots adults
7 stitches x 9 rows = 2"
Row 1: Knit 1, Purl 2 around.
Work this row until hat measures 11" from cast on edge.
Row 1: Knit 1, p2tog around.
Row 2: Knit 1, purl 1 around.
Row 3: k2tog around.
Row 4: k2tog around.
Cut yarn, leaving a 12-18" tail. Turn hat inside out, and weave yarn tail through live stitches on the needles, pulling them off and tight to make the top of the hat. Weave in both ends (the end you are currently working with an the end from the brim of the hat. Turn the hat right-side out and you're done!!
This pattern is also available for free download!