Friday, November 18, 2011

Easy Knit Hat with pompom

Easy and quick...knit a bunch for the holidays!

Easy knit hat with Pompom:

Size: One size fits' adult approx 19"/20"

Cocoon by Rowan

Bulky / 12 ply
1 skein = 126.0 yards (115.2 m)
Color: 809 Crag
US 8 (5.0), 16" circular needles
US 9 (5.5), 16" circular needles
US 9 (5.5), 16" dpn, one set
Stitch markers
Sewing needle
Pompom maker

Using US 8, 16" circular needles cast on 72 stitches.

Join to work in the round
Knit 3, Purl 1 for 5 rows
Change to US #9, 16" Circular needles
Knit in stockinette st. until 5" from rib.

Decrease: PM every 9 stitches.
K2tog before marker, K1*
*Repeat 4 times
K2tog before marker until 7 stitches remaining
Break yarn. Pull yarn to the the inside and weave in tail.

Using large pom pom maker make pom pom and sew to the top.