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free knit hat pattern

close-up of  rolled edge

Cotton Chenille + Waikiki Roll Brim Hat

Designed  by Cathy Campbell for Crystal Palace Yarns

Velvety soft and plush hat knit with
Crystal Palace Cotton Chenille combined with Waikiki

Sizes: 20 (22)" circumference

Crystal Palace Cotton Chenille: 1-50 gram ball and
1- 50 gram ball Waikiki
Crystal Palace Bamboo, US size 8, 16" circular needles and size 8 double pointed needles.

Gauge: 14 sts/20 rows= 4" on size 8 needles in Stockinette st, 2 strands held together throughout; be sure to do a gauge swatch.

Abbreviations: BO-bind off; CO-cast on; dpn-double pointed needles;k-knit;k2tog-knit 2 stitches together; meas-measures; rnd-round; st(s)-stitch(es).


Using circular needles and 1 strand of each yarn held together, CO 70 (77) sts. Place marker, to mark beginning of rnd; join into a round taking care that stitches arenít twisted.

Knit every rnd until piece meas 7 (7 Ĺ)" from CO edge.

Shape Crown

(Change to dpnís when to tight too go around circular needles).

Rnd 1: *K5, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 60 (66) sts.

Rnd 2,4,6 & 8: Knit

Rnd 3: *K4, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 50 (55) sts.

Rnd 5: *K3, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 40 (44) sts.

Rnd 7: *K2, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 30 (33) sts.

Rnd 9: *K1 tog; k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd. 20 (22) sts.

Rnd 10: K2tog to end of rnd. 10 (10) sts.

Rnd 11: k2tog to end of rnd. 5 sts.

Cut yarn, thread tail through tapestry needle and thread through remaining 5 sts. Pull tightly to close opening. Bring tail to inside of hat. Weave in tail and any loose ends. Allow brim edge to roll up.

Pattern Copyright 2006 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CPY Yarns Cotton Chenille & Waikiki are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

Retail shops in the USA should contact CPY Wholesale for information on purchasing Crystal Palace Yarns and email cpyinfo @ .

or write to:
Crystal Palace Yarns, 160 23rd St., Richmond, CA 94804
phone: 510-237-9988,  fax: 510-237-9809

Last revision of this page February 07, 2012