The Granitt hat

 

I came up with the Granitt hat, because I needed something with visual interest, but easy to make as I will need to make several for the local refugee center. I love how it turned out πŸ™‚
The Granitt hat is a free knitting pattern for a beginner who already knows how to do magic loop. If you don’t know how to do magic loop, take a look here:

The PDF version of this pattern is available on Ravelry and on Craftsy. Ad-free and great for printing:)

 

Skills Needed: Magic Loop, Kitchener stitch

Sizes: Adult Ladie’s

Materials

Yarn: Lanoso Filzy Wool (the same as Ice Yarns Filzy Wool) – 100gr/100m (109 yards/ 3.52oz)

6.5 mm/ US 10 1/2 circular needles

8 mm/ US 11 circular needles

Tapestry needle

Gauge

9 sts and 7 rnds = 5cm [2inch] in Granitt stitch with larger needles

Stitch Patterns

K – knit

P – purl

K2Tog – knit two together

P2Tog – purl two together

KFB – knit in front and back in the same stitch (increase)

Kitchener stitch – https://youtu.be/wIUDB3Sv0g8

Granite stitch (flat for gauge knitting) (even number of stitches)

Row 1 (RS): Knit entire row.

Row 2 (WS): K2Tog (decrease)

Row 3: KFB

Row 4: Purl entire row

Granite stitch (in the round for the hat) (even number of stitches)

Round 1 : Knit entire round. (70 st)

Round 2 : P2Tog (decrease) entire round.(35 st)

Round 3: KFB entire round. (70 st)

Round 4: Knit entire round. (70 st)



INSTRUCTIONS

Ribbing

Cast on with your favorite cast on 70 stitches on smaller needles (6.5 mm(US10 Β½)).

Round 1: * K, P * to the end of the round.

Repeat 4 more rounds.

Hat:

Change to bigger needles at the beginning of round 5.

Round 5 : Knit entire round. (70st)

Round 6 : P2Tog (decrease) entire round. (35 st)

Round 7: KFB entire round. (70 st)

Round 8: Knit entire round. (70 st)

Repeat 4 more times.



Shaping:

Round 26: Knit entire round (70 st)

Round 27: *P2Tog* to last 2 stitches, K, K (36 st)

Round 28: *K, K, KFB* entire round (46 st)

Round 29: Knit entire round (46 st)

Round 30: Knit entire round (46 st)

Round 31: P2Tog entire round (23 st)

Round 32: *K, K, K, KFB* to last 3 stitches, K, K, K (28 st)

Round 33: Knit entire round (28 st)

Round 34: Knit entire round (28 st)

Round 35: P2Tog entire row (14 st)

 

Kitchener stitch the last 14 stitches. (for instructions on kitchener stitch: https://youtu.be/wIUDB3Sv0g8 )

 

Weave in the ends and wear your new hat 😊

If you need mittens, you can take a look at my free mittens pattern.

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