Rosebud hat

knitting pattern


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

You will need

Yarn: Worsted (9 wpi). NAKO Superlambs Special. Approx. 180 m [196 yds].

Circular knitting needles 5 mm [US 8], 40 cm [16″] and 80 cm [32″] long.

Sewing needle.

Stitch marker.


In Stockinette stitch:

10 cm [4”] = 20 stitches, 25 rows.


1×1 ribbing: K1, P1.

Knobby stitch:

make a knot: {K1, K1tbl, K1} into the same stitch, pass the 1st stitch on the right needle through 2nd and 3rd

BOR – beginning of the round

K – knit

P – purl

RS – right side

WS – wrong side

P2tog – purl 2 stitches together

K1tbl (Ktbl) – knit 1 stitch through back loop.

K2togL – knit 2 stitches together left leaning


Cast on 120 stitches (+1 stitch to join in round).

Join for working in the round.

Turn the work.

Slip 1 stitch to the right needle and place BOR marker.

Work 11.5 cm [4½”] in 1×1 ribbing.

Then, work 13 cm [5¼”] in Knobby stitch.


Round 1: P2tog, K1tbl.

Round 2: P1, K1tbl.

Round 3: P1, K2togL until you have 1 stitch left, K1.

Round 4: K2togL, K1.

Close up the top of the hat

Cut the yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread the yarn through remaining stitches with the sewing needle, leaving a small loop.

Thread the yarn through the loop.

Pull the yarn.

Bring the yarn to WS and weave in the loose ends.