www squiggle Hat Pattern

Pattern Info

Yarn weight: Worsted

Needles: US size 4 dpns, and US size 9 dpn or circular needles.

 

Instructions

*Please read all instructions before beginning pattern*

Step 1

Cast on 96 stitches in color 1 to size 4 dpn’s and join in round.

Step 2

Work k2 p2 rib for until piece measures about 2 inches, or desired length of brim.

Step 3

Work one increase round

Increase round:  *k2, m1, p2, m1. Repeat from * (This increases the stitch number to 144.)

Step 4

Switch to size 9 needles and begin pattern. (You can read the instructions for the written version below, or scroll down further and there’s a charted pattern but it uploaded kind of blurry for some reason… ).

Step 5

Start the decrease rounds on row 11 of the third repeat of the pattern.

Step 6

After decreasing pull remaining yarn through loops, and weave in ends.

Step 7

Make pompom and attach. For how to make a pompom just check out some online tutorials.

 

Pattern Key

m1 – make one.

k2tog – k2tog

ssk – slip slip knit

s1 – slip 1

psso – pass slipped stitch over

b=black/color 1

r=red/ color 2

w=white/color 3

p= purple/color 4

bc – slip 1 stitch to dpn and hold to back, knit next stitch, knit stitch from dpn.

fc – slip 1 stitch to dpn and hold to front, knit next stitch, knit stitch from dpn.

*when doing bc fc rows (rows 3, 6, 9, and 12), continue to knit the stitches in the same color that they already are.*

**The letters following the k1 and k2 instructions in the pattern represent the color that the stitch should be knit in. For example  “k1r” means “knit 1 red stitch”; “k2b” means “Knit 2 black stitches”; and “k2togR” means “Knit 2 together in red.” **

Pattern

r1:k1b, k2r, k1b

r2:k1w, k2r, k1w

r3:bc fc

r4:k1r, k2w, k1r

r5:k1p, k2w, k1p

r6:bc fc

r7:k1w, k2p, k1w

r8:k1b, k2p, k1b

r9:bc fc

r10:k1p, k2b, k1p

r11:k1r, k2b, kr

r12:bc fc

Decrease (starting on r11 of pattern)

r1:k1r, k2b, k2togr,slip just knitted stitch back to left needle and pass the next stitch (black)

over it, then slip it back to the right needle. sl1 k2tog psso, k2b, k1r. (k1r k2b k1r) 3 times. Repeat.

r2:bc fc

r3:k1b k2r k1b

r4:(k1w, k2r, k1w) twice, k1w, k2r, k2togw,slip just knitted stitch back to left needle and pass the next stitch (red) over it, then slip it back to the right needle. sl1 k2tog psso.k2r k1w. repeat.

r5: bc fc

r6: k1r k2w k1r

r7: k1p k2w k2togp slip just knitted stitch back to left needle and pass the next stitch (white) over it, then slip it back to the right needle, s1 k2tog psso, k2w, k2p k2w, k1p. repeat.

r8: bc fc

r9: k1w k2p k1w

r10: k1r k2p k2togr, slip just knitted stitch back to left needle and pass the next stitch (red) over it, then slip it back to the right needle, s1 k2tog psso,k2p, k1r. repeat.

r11:bc fc

r12: k1p k2r k1p

r13:s1. * k2r k2togw. Repeat from *  For last stitch slip 1 stitch from the next row and k2tog.

r14: k2r, bc fc

r15:s1 k2tog psso, k2w, k1r

r16: k2tog ssk

r17:k2tog

Charts

Pattern Chart

Decrease Chart

 

 

 

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