No Ribber Adult Hat

No Ribber Adult Hat in Bulky or Standard Gauge


Bulky Machine Hat


Standard Machine Hat

Warm hat that is doubled over the ears.

Machine: Bulky or ((Standard in double parenthesis))

Yarn: 4 ply such as Red Heart – 2 colors –  MC (main color) and CC (contrasting color) ((3 ply such as 3 ply Tamm yarn – 2 colors))

Tension: (T) 8  ((6 – makes a very soft hat – a tighter tension will make a firmer hat))

  • CO (cast on) 78 N (needles) – 39 X 39  ((150 N  – 75 X 75 )) with waste yarn; knit several rows
  • K (Knit) 1 R (row) ravel cord
  • RC (Row Counter) 000
  • Add MC – K 20 – 21 R ((40 – 42 R ending on left))
  • If using a punch card or electronic design; get design ready; K 1 R left to right to select N
  • Add a CC and K 15 – 18 R  of an alternating stripe, variegated yarn or punch card/electronic fair isle design  ((K 25 – 35 R)) – (depending on design)
  • Hang first row of main color from ravel cord onto needles – doubling sts
  • K 28 – 30 more R ((56 -65)) – depending on length desired (65 standard R makes a slightly slouchy hat as in photo)
  • Move every other st to the N next to it – put empty N in out of work position
  • T 6 ((4))
  • K 4 rows
  • Remove sts on long yarn tail on tapestry needle
  • Mattress st side, pull top tight; weave in ends
  • Make a 3 – 4 inch pom pom. Large ones are in style now. Attach to top of hat.

You may copy, print and use any of the info on my blog. Please do not copy and repost anywhere on the internet without contacting me to get my permission. Thank you, Ann

Ann Huppert (GrammaAnn)



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