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Skill Level
Easy *

This simple rib hat is a great basic for everyone's winter wardrobe.... baby, boys, girls, teens, men and women!

Turn up the rib for a fitted hat with a double layer cuff,  or wear it unfolded and tall for a young contemporary look.

....this simple knit is perfect project for new knitters, and a relaxing knit for experienced knitters!

Separate detailed instructions are included to knit this hat either FLAT on a pair of SINGLE POINTED needles / or IN THE ROUND on DPNs 

Detailed row by row instructions for each size make this pattern super easy! 
You can also dip into Linda's free knit technique videos for additional help! 

These ribbed hats shown here have been knitted in Debbie Bliss Rialto DK and Sirdar Snuggly Cashmere Merino DK Merino on 3.25mm (US3) needles.

Other recommend DK merino yarns are:
Sublime extra Fine Merino DK, Rico Essentials DK, Valley Yarns Superwash Merino DK

When ordering alternative DK yarns /US Light Worsted yarns use the following yards / metres

92 (114, 137, 160, 183, 206, 228, 251, 297) Yards
84( 105, 126, 147, 168, 189, 210, 221, 273) Metres

As this hat is knitted in rib it requires a smaller needle than the standard size recommended for DK (US Light worsted) yarns. This smaller needles will give you a neat rib with elasticity and memory (it will bounce back).

The hats sizes are written using this smaller needle

Worked in k2, p2 rib (main hat pattern)
Flat and unstretched
21 sts = 5cms/2 inches
16 rows = 5cms/2 inches

0-3 months (3-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-2 years, 3-5 years, 6-9 years, 10-12 years, Teen/Adult S, Adult M/L)

Due to the elasticity of this rib structure, the hat is very narrow when lying flat and stretches for a snug fit.  The best fit for this hat is when the hat is stretched between the smallest and largest of its stretch capability. The sizes have been carefully worked out so they should be a great fit the ages listed below.

Size Circumference flat-stretched

Height /cuff folded

Height / Unfolded
0-3 m 14.5 - 27cm 12cm 17cm
3-6 m 17 - 32cm 14cm 18cm
6-12 m 19.5 - 37cm 15cm 19cm
1-2 yrs 22 - 42cm 16cm 20cm
3-5 yrs 24.5 - 44cm 17cm 21cm
6-9 yrs 27 - 50cm 18cm 22cm
10-12 yrs 29.5 - 54cm 19cm 23cm
Teen/AdultS 32 - 58cm 20cm 24cm
Adult M/L 34.5 - 64cm 23cm 27cm


You will need:
40 (50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110, 130) gm - Debbie Bliss Rialto DK
1 pair of 3.25mm (US3) single pointed needles / or DPNs
Darning/tapestry needle

If you are printing this pattern, just print out the size you are knitting along with the 'All Sizes' pages to save on ink.  All pages are clearly numbered and indexed.

PDF INSTANT DOWNLOADS are available immediately after purchase. 
PRINTED PATTERNS will be packed up and in the post to you within 1-2 working days and are sent by Royal Mail 1st Class post. 

If you have a question, send us a message via our contact form.... we are always happy to help.

© Copyright all rights reserved. Linda Whaley.  October 2020
This pattern is copyrighted and is sold for PERSONAL USE ONLY.  The use of this pattern for any other purpose is prohibited. Sharing, re-selling, or distributing this knitting pattern, making to sell this design as a finished hand knit from this knitting pattern, are all prohibited. 

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