To fit head circumference 55-57 cm [21-22″].
Materials and tools
Yarn: Drops LIMA. 50 g [1.8 oz] = 100 m [109 yds]. 2 skeins.
Circular knitting needles 5 mm [US 8], 40 cm [16″] long.
In Stockinette stitch:
10 cm [4”] = 21 stitches, 27 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.
K – knit.
K2togL – knit 2 stitches together left leaning.
P – purl.
RS – right side.
WS – wrong side.
1×1 ribbing: P1, K1. Repeat to the end of the round.
Cast on 120 stitches using the long tail cast on technique.
Join for working in the round and place the BOR marker.
Work 46 rounds in 1×1 ribbing. 16.5cm [6½”].
Next, work 34 rounds in Stitch no.2.
Rounds 1-2: K2togL to the end of the round.
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.