2x1 Hat by Sari Nordlund

2x1 Hat

Knitting
February 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
39 stitches and 45 rows = 4 inches
in ver 2x1 ribbing on 2.5 mm / US 1½ needles in the round, after blocking, unstretched.
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
275 yards (251 m)
One size, women’s medium, Finished circumference (unstretched): 46 cm / 18 inches, To fit head circumference: 53-58.5 cm / 21-23 inches, The size and length of the hat is easily adjustable.
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Get the perfect fit with this top-down ribbed hat. You can easily adjust the size and length of the hat to get the fit you want. The hat is knitted from top down, so you can try it on as you knit it to make sure the head circumference and length are just perfect for your head. After the crown shaping the rest of the hat is just simple 2x1 ribbing.

There are separate instructions for working this hat in either fingering weight yarn or worsted weight yarn

This hat is designed for everyday use, and it knits up surprisingly fast. This is the perfect project to use the precious hand dyed skeins from your stash, as the simple texture really highlights the colors and texture of the yarn!

FINGERING WEIGHT VERSION

Size:
One size, women’s medium
To fit head circumference: 53-58.5 cm / 21-23 inches
The size and length of the hat is easily adjustable.

Needles:
2.5 mm / US 1½ DPNs or circular needle for Magic Loop knitting with a cable of at least 60 cm / 24 inches
2.5mm / US 1½ circular needles with a 40 cm / 16” cable
Always use the needle size that gets you the right gauge!
Yarn:
250 m / 275 yards of fingering weight yarn. The sample is knitted in Kässäkerho Pom Pom Merino Single (100% merino, 366 m / 400 yards per 100g), shown in shade Jäkälä.

Gauge:
39 sts and 45 rounds = 10 cm over 2x1 ribbing on 2.5 mm / US 1½ needles in the round, after blocking, unstretched.

Notions
5 stitch markers
sewing needle

WORSTED WEIGHT VERSION

Size:
One size, women’s medium
To fit head circumference: 53-58.5 cm / 21-23 inches
The size and length of the hat is easily adjustable.

Yarn:
2 skeins of Knitting For Olive Heavy Merino (100% merino, 110 m / 120 yards per 50g), shown in colorway Oatmeal or 220 m / 240 yards of similar worsted weight yarn

Gauge:
22 sts and 30 rounds = 10 cm / 4 inches over 2x1 ribbing on 3.0 mm / US 2.5 needles in the round, after blocking, unstretched.

Needles:
3.0 mm / US 2.5 DPNs or circular needle for Magic Loop knitting

Notions
5 stitch markers
sewing needle