Hasten Hat by Stephanie Lotven

Hasten Hat

by Stephanie Lotven
November 2015
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
80 - 100 yards (73 - 91 m)
Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult Small, Medium, Large)
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Simple, fast and fun, the Hasten Hat makes a great quick knit for all levels of knitters. It is a low-stress project for beginning knitters who want to practice short rows, but still enjoyable for experienced knitters. The hat is knit in the round from the top down. The earflaps are created using short rows in garter stitch, while the top of the hat is worked in stockinette stitch. This is a great project for beginners! It includes a short row photo tutorial. Need a project you can knit in a hurry? Try the Hasten Hat.

baby (toddler, child, adult small, medium, large)

Skein Yarn Pronto (100% Superwash Merino / 100 g skein) or other bulky weight yarn:
Main Color (for the crown): 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70) yards
Contrasting Color (for the earflaps): 10 (12, 15, 20, 25, 30) yards

Circumference: 16, (17.5, 18.75, 20, 21.5, 23) inches

US 11 (8mm) and US 9 (5.5mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needles & DPNs for stockinette or size to obtain gauge

12 stitches & 16 rows = 4 inches in STOCKINETTE stitch on larger needles
14 stitches & 32 rows = 4 inches in GARTER stitch on smaller needles

stitch marker & tapestry needle

knitting in the round & short row knitting