Copyright lovehestia, Andrea Goutier 2008.
For private, non-commercial use only.
Yarn: Malabrigo Merino Worsted, Colourway shown Pearl #36
Needles: 16″ Circular Needles 4.5mm, set of 4 DPNs, 4.5mm
Gauge: 20 stitches & 28 rows knit in Stockinette Stitch
Sizing Note: Pattern is adjustable for sizing by altering how
many inches you work in pattern before beginning your
decreases. The suggested 5″ will give you a med-large size.
Cast on 81 sts in the knitted on cast on method. For a stretchy brim cast on using the long tail method.
Join in the round, knitting first and last stitch together to eliminate jag. Total 80sts.
Brim: Work in K2, P2 Rib for 1.5”. At the end of final row, M1 stitch for a Total of 81sts
Body: Work in K9, P1 for 5” inches. – Do not worry about how many rounds you are working. Simply work until knitting measures 5″ from end of ribbing (total of 6.5″ from cast on edge).
Round 1: *K7, K2tog, P1* 73sts
Round 2: *K8, P1*
Round 3: *K6, K2tog, P1* 65sts
Round 4: *K7, P1*
Round 5: *K5, K2tog, P1* 57sts
Round 6: *K6, P1*
Round 7: *K4, K2tog, P1* 49sts
Round 8: *K5, P1*
Round 9: *K3, K2tog, P1* 41sts
Round 10: *K4, P1*
Round 11: *K2, K2tog, P1* 33sts
Round 12: *K3, P1*
Round 13: *K1, K2tog, P1* 25sts
Round 14: *K2, P1*
Round 15: *K2tog, P1* 17sts
Round 16: *K2tog* 9sts
Break yarn and run through remaining stitches. Pull tight and secure. Weave in all ends.
Please note: This pattern was originally available on my now defunct blog sunshineknits. this is my new home.