Swanky hat by Petra Breakstone

Swanky hat

October 2018
yarn held together
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 10 rows = 2 inches
in Rib pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
282 - 375 yards (258 - 343 m)
20"/21"/22" in head circumference
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The cool thing about this hat is that it is a unisex design,
comes in three sizes and the pompom can actually be moved
anywhere on the hat like the very top or the side. It can even be used as a shawl pin! Talk about versatility!

Knitted in the round from the bottom up in two varying rib patterns. Pure fun, easy knitting and everyone, man or woman on your holiday list can get one!
Pompom or not….

For 20”/21”/22” in head circumference.
Written pattern with how to make a pompom photo tutorial
Tech edited and test knitted.

Tubing, a bulky weight tubular super soft and smooth yarn held double throughout the body. 164 yards a skein.
C1 in Graphite (body 282/328/375 yards)
C2 in Hush (pompom 30 yards).
Knit kit including the free in kit pattern and with or without pompom are available at Yarnz2go

US size 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle 16”in length
Stitch marker
Darning needle
Pompom maker optional
Matching thread for pompom
Button 3/4” in diameter
Butterfly pin with soft rubber stop backing

9 sts and 10 rows in 2” in twisted rib edge stitch

Level of Expertise: Easy

Knitting in the round, rib knitting, creating the optional pompom

Pattern is written, has a photo tutorial for the optional pompom, has been tech edited and test knitted for your knitting pleasure~

A big thank you to all the wonderful test knitters and my editor!

The Swanky hat is also available in an e-book with the matching/non matching “Intaglio” wrap and “Hand it to me”, fingerless mittens called: Keep it cozy