How to Knit a Hat

Study the fundamental principles of how to knit a hat (also acknowledged as the Just one-Ball Beanie sample from our October 2021 print issue) with our straightforward knitting tutorial from GH Style Director Mariana Tuma. It is so uncomplicated to make, and it is really the ideal Do it yourself Xmas or holiday getaway present for family members and buddies. As well as, the world’s your oyster when it arrives to the colors you opt for!

Prior to you commence, check out the pursuing movies to study (or brush up on) the stitches you can require to know for this sample: Lengthy-tail Solid-on, Rib Stitch (Knit 1, Purl 1) and Whip Stitch (to seam).

Philip Friedman

What You may Want:

• Sew and Tale Chunky Wool Yarn (one ball)

• Or Similar Yarns: Sugar Bush Chill, Crazy Mango Marino No. 5, Wool and the Gang Nuts Alluring Wool

• 13mm/US 9 Round Knitting Needles

• Or 13mm/ US 9 Straight Knitting Needles (for those people who choose these to round)

• Or Whole Established, Straight Knitting Needles (for just a little bit much more!)

• Faux Fur Pom Pom With Snap

How Do I Knit a Hat Move by Move?

GLOSSARY: K: Knit – P: Purl – k2t0g: (lower) knit two stitches together – p2tog: (decrease) purl two stitches jointly

Step 1: Solid on 42 stitches (we utilized the very long tail process).

Phase 2: K1, P1 until finally your piece steps 11” tall (about 34 rows).

Phase 3: K2tg, p2tg to conclude of row (21 stitches).

Action 4: P initial sew, K1 P1 to close of row.

Move 5: Slash yarn, leaving an 18” tail. Thread a tapestry needle on the tail and decide up all the stitches left on your needle. Cinch to tighten closed. Use the remaining duration of yarn on your needle to whip sew the again seam of the hat. Weave in finishes.

Phase 6: Turn up the brim and connect a pom pom, if wanted. We employed a fake fur pom pom that came with a snap that is easily sewn to the leading of the hat. Discover at your area craft retail store or online.

Download and print the complete knit hat sample to full the project and give the supreme present to a pal, sibling or other cherished types this year.

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