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.
One size fits most
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
14.5 sts and 18 rows
per 4”x4” swatch in basket rib stitch pattern
One 16″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge
4 DPN’s in same size
Suggested needle size: US 10 (6mm)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for licensing.
(selling finished hats to friends and at craft shows is fine.) Credit is appreciated for derivative works.