Yarn: Super Bulky, 100% merino wool 90 yards per skein 150 grams per skein. Sample was knit using Malabrigo Rasta in Electrica, 1 skein.
Other: Knitting tool, tapestry needle, removable stitch marker.
CO=cast on. If the cast on is at the beginning of a row, simply ewrap the peg that needs to be casted on.
The item is worked flat for the brim and then it continues in the round for the body of the hat.
Work a flat panel as follows: cast on 12 stitches (from left to right).
Row 1: p to the end of row.
Row 2: k to the end of row.
Row 3: co1, p to the end of row.
Row 4: co1, k to the end of row.
Rep Rows 1-4: 1 more time (16 sts total on the loom).
At this point, continue knitting in the round as follows:
Next: [k2, p2] 4x. With e-wrap method, cast on all around the loom to begin working in the round. Place a removable stitch marker on any of the stitches on this round to mark the round.
Next 4 rounds: *k2, p2; rep from * to the end of the rnd.
Next round: knit to the end of round
Rep last round until item measures 6.5 inches from marker.
Bind off with gather removal method. Weave ends in.