LOOM: Flexee Loom Regular, 66 pegs (33 links).
YARN: Approx 95 yards acrylic/wool blend, bulky #5 weight yarn. Sample was worked with Mandala Watercolors in Icy Grape (164yd/150m; 3.5oz/100g).
NOTIONS: Tapestry needle, row counter, scissors.
GAUGE: 8 sts x 10 rows = 2” blocked on Flexee Loom Regular.
SIZE: Shown in adult women’s size, worked on the Flexee Loom Regular. (Fits up to a 21” head circumference.
K=knit stitch (true knit stitch or u-stitch recommended)
P3tog=purl 3 stitches together (a decrease)
k2tog=knit 2 stitches together (a decrease)
A chart has been provided for the stitch pattern. The stitch pattern is multiple of 6 sts; 4-rnd repeat. The pattern follows the stitch pattern from Rnd 11-14. See stitch video at end of pattern.
Cast on 66 sts, join to work in the round.
Round 1-10: *k1, p1; rep from * to end.
Rnd 11: *yo, p3tog, yo, p3; rep from * to end.
Rnd 12: *p3, k3; rep from * to end.
Rnd 13: *p3, yo, p3tog; rep from * to end.
Rnd 14: *k3, p3; rep from * to end.
Repeat Rnds 11-14 until hat measures approx. 7 inches from cast-on edge.
Next rnd: *k2tog, k2; rep from * to end.
Next rnd: k to end.
*The crown decrease can be omitted and instead complete a regular gather bind-off method using all the stitches. In this case, knit the hat until it reaches approximately 7 inches in length.