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Roxborough, Colorado

I started knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting and embroidery even before I started school. I don't even remember being taught to knit and crochet because I was so young, but my teachers were my ...

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Chris Hat

from Knice Knitties
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Chris Hat
Chris Hat
Chris Hat
Chris Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round
  • knit
  • purl
  • yarn over
  • decrease

Pattern Description:

This is a simple and fast slouchy hat to make, suitable for both men and women. There is only one size because it is done in a twisted rib which is very, very stretchy. It takes three different sizes of circular needles to create the shaping, and the yarn is self-striping.
Instead of increasing stitches, we switch needles to larger and larger sizes, keeping the integrity of the ribbing while working up the hat. Then we use a sudden and dramatic decrease for the crown to add shaping to the slouch.


Gauge varies throughout pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size fits most


  • 1 skein Mini Mochi

You Will Also Need:

  • Size US 6 (4.0 mm) 16 inch circulars
  • Size US 8 (5.0 mm) 16 inch circulars
  • Size US 10 (6.0 mm) 16 inch circular
  • 4 double pointed needles size US 10 (6.0 mm)
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch Marker

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Sport weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Mini Mochi


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