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Knit Gift Ideas: 5 FREE Hat Knit Patterns For Beginners + Sizes



DIY HOLIDAY GIFTS ARE MADE NOW!!!


Hello DIY projects lovers, this post is just for you. A year ago I had a DIY gift serie for people who like to give handmade gifts in holidays which has more value and shows real feelings better than expensive gifts. Because you consume your valuable time and effort making those gifts with love.

Here is a project I am working on for our expected new born next year. A simple colorful knit hat. I wanted to share with you where I got the idea from and the multi design free patterns you can use to make hats just like the image above.

And I want to add above that video tutorials that personally helped me advance in knitting as a beginner. So you can do just like I do! I watch the videos carefully to follow the basic start and ending steps using my own pattern details for the specific project I am making. 

So before you start following the pattern, if you are a beginner you need to watch these videos first:




 100% merino wool, 87 yards per skein. 

Colors Ideas: 

Heirloom White, Oyster Gray, Super Pink, Red Zinnia, Clementine Orange, Yellow Yellow, Extra Green, Desert Sky, Peacock Blue and Timeless Navy.

Baby – about 36 yards
Toddler – about 47 yards
Kid – about 58 yards
Women’s – about 69 yards
Men’s – about 80 yards
A US #11, 16-inch circular needle
A set of US #11 double pointed needles
A jumbo stitch marker (optional)

Gauge

3 stitches = 1 inch in stockinette stitch

Finished Sizes

Baby (Toddler, Kid, Women’s, Men’s)


Basic Hat Pattern


SHOWN ABOVE: Baby hat in Extra Green and Women’s hat in Super Pink.

THE CUFF

Cast 36 (42, 48, 54, 60) stitches onto the circular needles.

Place a marker and join for working in the round, being careful to not twist the stitches.

Round 1: *K3, p3, repeat from * to end of round.

Repeat Round 1 four (4, 5, 5, 6) more times.

THE BODY

Knit every round until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 5 1/2, 6, 6 1/2) inches from the cast one edge.

THE CROWN

Baby: start the crown with Round 9
Toddler: start with Round 7
Kid: start with Round 5
Women’s: start with Round 3
Men’s: start with Round 1
Round 1: *K8, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. (54 stitches)

Round 2: Knit.

Round 3: *K7, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. (48 stitches)

Round 4: Knit.

Round 5: *K6, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. (42 stitches)

Round 6: Knit.

Round 7: *K5, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. (36 stitches)

Round 8: Knit.

Changing to double pointed needles…

Round 9: *K4, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. (30 stitches)

Round 10: *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. (24 stitches)

Round 11: *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. (18 stitches)

Round 12: *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round. (12 stitches)

Round 13: *K2tog, repeat from * to end of round. (6 stitches)

Cut the tail and thread it through the remaining stitches. Weave it into the inside of the hat. Weave in the other ends and you’re done!


One Stripe Hat


SHOWN ABOVE:
Baby hat in Heirloom White and Desert Sky; and Kid hat in Oyster Gray and Yellow Yellow.

Following the Basic Hat Pattern (above)…

With Color A, cast on and knit the cuff . Cut Color A.

With Color B, knit to 1/4 inch of crown. Cut Color B.

With Color A, knit 1 round and then knit the crown.








Source: Big thanks for my number one and only knit inspiring site http://www.purlsoho.com




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2 comments

  1. Hello, I love this pattern and would like to knit one for my daughter. You mentioned you used merino wool. Is it worsted or bulky yarn? I am not sure what type of yarn to buy. Thank you for your help. Venessa

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  2. Its worsted yarn. But still the type of yarn is totally up to you.

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