YARN: Approximately 80 yards of bulky weight acrylic yarn. Adult sample was worked in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick in color Air Force.
NOTIONS: Tapestry needle, row counter (optional), scissors.
GAUGE: 8 sts x 11 rows = 2” in stockinette.
K=knit stitch, may substitute with u-stitch
Note: Sizes are written as follows: Adult (child, newborn), when only one set of instructions is provided, follow those instructions for all 3 sizes.
Video: Video shows the adult size hat, knitted on the Orange Loom.
Cast on 48 (36, 24) stitches, join to work in the round.
Round 1-10 (1-8, 1-4): k2, p2; rep from * to end of round.
Next round: k to the end of round.
Repeat last round until hat measures approximately 7 (6, 5) inches from cast-on edge.
Bind off with the gather removal method (the process of removing all the stitches off the loom).
Weave in all the yarn ends. Block lightly.