Rings Around Hat by Debbie O'Neill

Rings Around Hat

Knitting
October 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
160 - 220 yards (146 - 201 m)
Hat for adult small (medium, large) – approximately 18 (20, 22)” head circumference at ribbing (unstretched), to fit roughly a 20 (22, 24)” head circumference.
This pattern is available for $5.50.

Experience Level: Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

Sizes: Hat for adult small (medium, large) – approximately 18 (20, 22)” head circumference at ribbing (unstretched), to fit roughly a 20 (22, 24)” head circumference. Sample hat shown in size medium.

If you want a size in between, I recommend going down one needle size for a tighter gauge. For a slouchier fit, knit one size larger than normal.

Materials:
• 1 skein Knerd String Worsted (100% Merino; 218 yards, 100g) or similar worsted weight yarn. Sample shown in Rhymes with Seal.
• Size US4 (3.5mm) 16” circular needles (or 2 sizes smaller than required for gauge)
• Size US6 (4mm) 16” circular needles (or size required for gauge)
• Size US6 (4mm) double point needles (or size required for gauge)
• Stitch marker
• Cable needle
• Tapestry needle

Gauge: 22 sts and 26 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch and 28 sts and 26 rows = 4” in Rings Around pattern.