Sherry’s Make It All Better Hat

IMG_1969Sherry’s Make It All Better Hat

(AKA The Hand Grenade Hat)

Yarn: 1 skein of Vanna’s Choice,  3oz/85g 145 yd /133 m, Color: Rose mist
(you should have just enough yarn left to make the little pom pom)
Needle: Size 6/4.0 mm 16” double pointed circular needles.
Row marker.

Cast on 88 stitches
Rows 1-8: *K1, P1; repeat from * to end of row.

Increase row: *K2, M1; repeat from * to end of row (132 stitches).

Pattern:
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: *K2 P2; repeat from * around.
Row 4: *K2 P2; repeat from * around.

Repeat rows 1-4 above 10 times, 40 rows.

Decrease for crown:
Row 1: Remove marker, k1, replace marker, this is the new beginning of round, *SSK, K2tog; repeat from * around, 66 sts.
Row 2: Knit around.
Row 3: *K2tog; repeat from * around, 33 sts.
Row 4: Knit around.
Row 5: *K2tog* around until 1 st remains, drop the marker, and knit the remaining stitch and the stitch after the needle together. 16 sts.
Row 6:   K16
Row 7: K2tog 8 times, 8 stitches.

Break yarn, thread the yarn through the remaining 8 stitches, and pull taut.  Weave in ends. Block as desired

Pattern © 2014 Knits From The Owl Underground

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One thought on “Sherry’s Make It All Better Hat

  1. The hand grenade hat pattern has more roundness “poof” than others I have seen in this style. I made this pattern for charity. –LonestarPurl

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