Noel "Ugly Sweater" Hostess Hat by Susan Rainey

Noel "Ugly Sweater" Hostess Hat

Knitting
December 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1.5 mm
130 - 150 yards (119 - 137 m)
Small S (18”), Medium M (19”), and Large L (20”); Overall length is approx. 8 ½ - 9 inches
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is the third in the series of FREE Hostess Hats patterns, which are my holiday gift to you! This one is just for fun. Add your own embellishments to make this your own! I may add even more kitch to mine.

Sizes
Small S (18”), Medium M (19”), and Large L (20”)
Overall length is approx. 8 ½ - 9 inches

Materials
Worsted weight yarn cream or white.
Shown in Cascade 220 (100% Peruvian wool, 220yds/100 gms); Natural 8010 (~60 gms, not incl embellishments)

Small amount of Christmas Green (enough for two rounds). Red or another green could work. Additional yarn would be needed for tassels and poms!!

Gauge
20 sts and 28 rounds in stranded knitting on larger needle

Needles
US Size 6 (4mm) circular needles or size needed to achieve gauge; length depends on your preferred knitting technique (i.e., magic loop, etc.) for ~20 inches in the round;

US Size 5 (3.75 mm) circular needles (one size smaller than above, for ribbing), see note about length

Size 6 DPNs (for shaping at crown)
Crochet Hook 1.5 mm or any size that works for placing beads

Beads
Sz 2/0 (Czech) or 3/0 (Japanese) seed beads: 166 green, 8 color of choice (sample shows Ruby AB), 2 red, 8 gold
Bead source is Garden of Beadin’ -- links are included in pattern.