This design alternates simple ribbing with columns of slipped stitches for a very stretchy, very versatile hat. It’s the perfect mix for heavily variegated yarns.
Adult Small [Regular]
Circumference to fit head: 21 ”/52  cm after blocking
Circumference at brim: 15 ”/38  cm
40 sts = 4”/10 cm in pattern, unstretched
28 sts = 4”/10 cm in pattern, fully stretched
Please pay close attention to when measurements are for unstretched or stretched fabric. This is a very stretchy stitch pattern so stitch and row gauge will change significantly due to stretching, blocking, and wearing!
Intermediate (knitting in the round, slipped stitches, double decreases)
This hat is worked from the bottom up. Pattern includes instructions for Adult Small and Regular with notes about sizing up or down.
Version 08/2017 - Originally published.