Marianne Hat by Anna Maliszewski

Marianne Hat

by Anna Maliszewski
April 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
190 - 210 yards (174 - 192 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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Have you ever wanted a hat that looked interesting, but was a “no brainer” to knit up? This hat plays with the double wrapped stitch technique, but couldn’t be more simple to do, and can be memorized on the spot. Talk about instant gratification.

SKILLS: knitting in the round with double-pointed needles and casting on stitches in the middle of knitting.

Yarn: 1 skein of Malabrigo yarn (under 216 yards); pattern seen in “Cactus Flower.”
Needles: Size US 10 straight needles; set of 4 dpns, size US 10.5; darning needle
Matching pin

Seed stitch: 4 sts=1’’ 9 rows=1’’ Stockinette St.: approx. 3.5 sts=1’’ 8 rows=1’’

Hat length: approx. 7.5-8 inches tall
Size SMALL: band length: 16’’ head circ: 15.5’’
Size MEDIUM: band length: 19’’ head circ: 20’’
Size LARGE: band length: 22’ head circ: 22.5’’
Please note that the seed stitch band will stretch out easily, so don’t choose a size too large. Pattern seen in “medium.”

K=knit P=purl St(s)=stitch(es) CO=cast on BO=bind off DPN=double pointed needle K2tog=knit 2 stitches together