Honey hat

knitting pattern


To fit head circumference 55-57 cm [21-22″].

Materials and tools

Yarn: Nako SPAGHETTI. 25% wool, 75% acrylic. 100 g [3.5 oz] = 60 m [65 yds]. Colour 3079. 2 skeins.

Circular knitting needles 8 mm [US 11], 40 cm [16″] long.

Double pointed needles 8 mm [US 11].

4 stitch markers.

Gauge (Tension)

In 1×1 ribbing:

10 cm [4”] = 16 stitches, 17 rows.


Work in pattern (as established) means that you will work as previously stated, without changing the position of the pattern.

BOR – beginning of the round.

PM – place marker.

RS – right side.

WS wrong side.


Cast on 72 stitches, using the long tail cast on technique. Join for working in the round and place the BOR marker.

Work 40 rounds (23.5 cm) [9¼”] in 1×1 ribbing.


Round 1: work 13 stitches in pattern (knit the knits and purl the purls), * purl 3 stitches together, PM, work 3 stitches in pattern, PM, purl 3 stitches together *, work 27 stitches in pattern, repeat from * to *, work 14 stitches in pattern.

Round 2: work in pattern (knit the knits and purl the purls).

You can change to double pointed needles or continue working with circular needles using the magic loop method.

Round 3: * work in pattern until you have 3 stitches before the marker, purl 3 stitches together, slip the marker, work in pattern to the marker, slip the marker, purl 3 stitches together *, repeat from * to * 1 more time, work in pattern to the end of the round.

Round 4: work in pattern (knit the knits and purl the purls).

Repeat rounds 3-4 until you have 24 stitches on the needles.

Next round: repeat round 3. There should be 16 stitches left on your needles.

Cut the yarn. Close up the top of the hat: using the sewing needle thread the yarn through remaining stitches. Pull the yarn.

Weave in the loose ends.