So Easy It’s Gross Hat by Lara Neel

So Easy It’s Gross Hat

December 2013
Blue Moon Fiber Arts' Socks that Rock Heavyweight
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
100 - 200 yards (91 - 183 m)
One size fits most adults.
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Have we all knit sideways garter-stitch hats? I have, and l loved them. Dee liked the one I made her, but requested a hat with more drape and less of a “You know, sticking-up area in the back.” This is the result.

This hat is beyond easy. You don’t even have to wrap the short-row turns. Garter stitch takes care of the gaps for you. There are 12 rows, repeated 12 times = 144, or a “gross” in U.S. retail terms.