Hat with a Rib by Susan B. Anderson

Hat with a Rib

Knitting
December 2015
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
2.25 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 13 - 9.0 mm
123 yards (112 m)
One size to fit a large child, teen or small adult
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Excerpted from Susan B. Anderson’s Kids’ Knitting Workshop by Susan B. Anderson (Artisan Books). Copyright 2015. Photographs by Lauren Volo. Illustrations by Alison Kolesar.

Hat with a Rib
Now let’s take the purl stitch and ribbed edging and make a hat. The ribbed edging will lie flat and will pull in a bit, instead of rolling up. This makes it a great edging for a hat, because it stays on your head and fits snugly to keep your ears warm.

Size
One size, to fit a large child, teen, or small adult

Yarn
1 skein of Super Bulky weight (about 100 yards)

Needles
US size 13 / 9 mm, 16-inch circular needles

Gauge
2¼ stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Other things you’ll need
Stitch marker
Ruler or tape measure
Scissors
Yarn needle
Faux Fur Pom-pom from Premier Yarns, or make your own