MIKKI CHUNKY SIMPLE RIB HAT

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Skill Level
Easy *

NEW PATTERN! ...written for CHUNKY (US BULKY) yarn.
Due to lots of requests for my popular Mikki Simple Rib Hat to be written for chunkier yarns.... here's my new MIKKI CHUNKY SIMPLE RIB HAT!

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 the 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 my free knit technique videos for additional help! 

As this hat is worked in rib the pattern requires you to use a smaller needle than the size recommended for your chunky (US Bulky) yarn. The smaller needle size will give you a neat rib with elasticity and memory (it will bounce back).
The ribbed hats shown here have been knitted in Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Chunky on 5mm (US8) needles  

Sizes:
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)

You will need:
50 (60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110, 130, 150) gm Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Chunky
(this yarn is available to purchase via lovecrafts.com UK/ yarn.com USA)
1 pair 5mm (US8) single pointed needles / or dpns for working in-the round
Darning needles

Alternative Chunky yarns:
Choose any Chunky (US Bulky yarn that recommends 6mm (US10) needles with a stocking stitch tension of 15st / 10cm (4in) 

When ordering alternative chunky yarns /US Bulky yarns use the following yards / metres
71 (86, 100, 114, 128, 142, 157, 185, 213) yards
65 (78, 91, 104, 117, 130, 143, 169, 195) metres

Tension
Worked in k2, p2 rib with 5mm (US8) needles
Flat and un-stretched
26 sts    = 10cms/4 inches
22 rows = 10cms/4 inches

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 20 - 30cm 13cm 19cm
3-6 m 21.5 - 34cm 14cm 20cm
6-12 m 23 - 38cm 15cm 22cm
1-2 yrs 24.5 - 42cm 16cm 23cm
3-5 yrs 26 - 46cm 17cm 25cm
6-9 yrs 27.5 - 50cm 18cm 26cm
10-12 yrs 29 - 54cm 19cm 28cm
Teen/AdultS 32 - 58cm 21cm 30cm
Adult M/L 35 - 62cm 23cm 32cm

 

If you are printing this pattern, just print out the size you are knitting along with the 'All Sizes' pages to save on your ink and paper.  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. August 2021
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.