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Troja: a ribbed hat

Troja - MützeThis hat is a quick and simple knit, ideal for beginning knitters.

The hat is knit flat and then seamed in the back.

The simple design works well with variegated yarns. The hat in the picture is knit in Mega Stoppino by Lana Grossa.

deutsch German pattern (deutsche Anleitung)

Material

Gauge

13 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in stockinette stitch

Size

To fit an adult sized head

Selvedge stitches

To get an even edge for seaming, purl the first stich of every row, and knit the last stitch of every row through the back loop (k1b).

Abbreviations

You can find a list of the abbreviations used in this pattern at the bottom of the page.

Instructions

Cast on 74 stitches with size 10 needles.

row 1: p1, *k3, p3, repeat from * to last stitch, k1b.

Repeat row 1 until piece measures 8″ (21cm).

For the decreasing at the top, work the following 5 rows:

dec row 1: p1, *k1, k2tog, p1 p2tog, repeat from * to last stitch, k1b (= 50 stitches).

dec row 2: p1, *k2, p2, repeat from * to last stitch, k1b (= 50 stitches).

dec row 3: p1, *k2tog, p2tog, repeat from * to last stitch, k1b (= 26 stitches).

dec row 4: p1, *p2tog, repeat from * to last stitch, k1b (= 14 stitches).

dec row 5: p1, *k2tog, repeat from * to last stitch, k1b (= 8 stitches).

Finishing

Leaving a tail of about 14″, break the yarn and thread it through the remaining 8 stitches with a darning needle. Pull the yarn tightly. Seam the two sides using the mattress stitch. Weave in the ends on the inside.

Abbreviations

k: knit
p: purl
k2tog: knit two stitches together
p2tog: purl two stitches together
k1b: knit through the back loop of the stitch