Anchored by Kara McKinley


June 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in 1x1 rib, knit in the round
US 7 - 4.5 mm
100 - 220 yards (91 - 201 m)
Baby (Adult)
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Construction: Anchored is a classic ribbed hat that uses center double-decreases for a crown with barely visible shaping. There is a lot of size flexibility in this hat. The all-over ribbed pattern and deep folded brim means the baby and adult sizes can fit a variety of head sizes well.

I’ve included some information on how to do the decreases here).

Skill level: Intermediate
Skills needed: Knitting and purling in the round, center double decreases

Size: Baby (Adult)
Circumference: Stretches to fit 16” (23”) head circumference
Height: With brim folded (fitted hat): 5 ½” (7 ½”) With brim unfolded (slouchy): 7 ½” (11 ½”)

US 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular and set of double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
100 (220) yards of worsted wool or wool-blend yarn
Stitch Marker
Yarn needle
Pom pom (option)