Gridiron Hat by Johnny Vasquez
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Gridiron Hat

Knitting
November 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14.5 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Basket Rib Stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
90 - 100 yards (82 - 91 m)
One Size Fits Most
This pattern is available for free: Gridiron-Pattern.pdf

Gridiron is a traditional beanie style hat that uses the basket rib stitch to create a grid effect. The pattern makes for a quick project that can be knit up in less than 5 hours and consists of a four row repeat and standard crown decreasing.

This hat looks equally good on men and women.

Skill Level
Easy

Sizes
One size fits most

Yarn Options
1 skein Lion Brand Jiffy
(100% acrylic 135yds/ skein)

1 skein Martha Stewarts Crafts Alpaca Blend
(40% wool 40% acrylic 20% alpaca 115yd/skein)
color shown: Magpie

1 skein Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky
(100% baby alpaca 108yds/ skein)
color shown: 579

Gauge
14.5 sts and 18 rows
per 4”x4” swatch in basket rib stitch pattern

Needles
One 16″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge
4 DPN’s in same size
Suggested needle size: US 10 (6mm)

Tools
Removable stitch markers (1), tapestry needle

This is a free pattern. Please share it with your friends and use it for charity knitting. If you would like to produce this pattern commercially please contact wholesale@argylesheep.com for licensing.
(selling finished hats to friends and at craft shows is fine.) Credit is appreciated for derivative works.