11 January, 11:29

Resist Hat

experience level
intermediate
materials
Rowan Pure Wool Worsted (219 yds/200m per 100g skein, 100% wool)
Option 1/Toque 2 colors: approx 200 yds (190m) of MC and 25 yds (20m) of CC
Option 2/Slouch 2 colors: approx 100 yds (190m) each
Knitting needles:
US size 7 (4.5mm) circular ndl US size 7 (4.5mm) circular ndl 16 in (40cm) long and DPNs OR 1 long circ, or 2 short circ ndls for working in the rnd
Tapestry needle
size
To fit an adult human
finished measurements
20 in (51cm) circumference, will stretch to fit head several inches larger
gauge
20 sts and 28 rnds= 4" (10cm) over St st
Option 1: Toque
With MC, CO 100 sts. Join to knit in the round.
Brim
Work in k1/p1 or k2/p2 ribbing for 3 in (7.5 cm) or desired length for brim.
Body
Change to St st.
Knit 3 rnds.
Set up chart: Work sts 1–12 once, work rep sts 5 times, work sts 25–52 once.
After all rows of chart are complete, change back to MC and knit until hat hat measures 5½ in (14cm) from top of brim, or 3
¼ in (8cm) less than desired length.
Crown
Next rnd: (K23, k2tog) around—96 sts.
Next rnd: (K12, pm) around—8 sections of 12 sts.
Dec rnd: (Knit to last 2 sts before marker, k2tog) around.
Next rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until 8 sts rem.
Finishing
Cut yarn, run tail through rem sts and gently tug to fasten off and gather in top of hat. Put tail to inside.
Weave in ends. Wash and dry flat to block.
Option 2: Slouch
With MC, CO 100 sts. Join to knit in the round.
Brim
Work in k1/p1 or k2/p2 ribbing for 6 in (15 cm) or double the desired length for brim.
Body
Change to St st.
Knit 3 rnds.
Set up chart: Work sts 1–12 once, work rep sts 5 times, work sts 25–52 once.
After all rows of chart are complete, change back to MC and knit 9 rnds.
Change to CC and knit 11 rnds or work until hat measures 3
¼ in (8cm) less than desired length.
Crown
Next rnd: (K23, k2tog) around—96 sts.
Next rnd: (K12, pm) around—8 sections of 12 sts.
Dec rnd: (Knit to last 2 sts before marker, k2tog) around.
Next rnd: Knit.
Rep last 2 rnds until 8 sts rem.
Finishing
Cut yarn, run tail through rem sts and gently tug to fasten off and gather in top of hat. Put tail to inside.
Weave in ends. Wash and dry flat to block.
Fold up brim.


Abbreviations
approx ■ approximately
CC ■ contrasting color
circ ■ circular
CO ■ cast on
dec ■ decrease(ing)
DPN(s) ■
double-pointed needle(s)
inc ■ increase(ing)
k ■ knit
k2tog ■ knit 2 stitches together
MC ■ main color
p ■ purl
pm ■ place marker
rem ■ remain(ing)
rep ■ repeat
rnd(s) ■ round(s)
st(s) ■ stitch(es)
St st ■
stockinette (stocking) stitch