Lion Brand® Country®
14 sts + 16 rnds = 4 in. (10 cm), in K2, p2 Rib, slightly stretched.
K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds (multiple of 4 sts)
Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep Rnd 1 for K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds.
Cast on 56 sts. Divide onto 4 needles, with 14 sts on each needle. Place marker for beg of rnd. Join by working the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts. Work in K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds, until piece measures about 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) from beg.
Decrease Rnd 1: *K2, p2tog; rep from * around – 42 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 2-8: *K2, p1; rep from * around.
Dec Rnd 9: *K1, k2tog; rep from * around – 28 sts.
Rnds 10-14: Knit.
Dec Rnd 15: *K2tog; rep from * around – 14 sts.
Rnd 16: Knit.
Dec Rnd 17: Rep Rnd 15 – 7 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread yarn tail through rem sts and pull to close top of Hat. Knot securely.
Following package directions, make a pom-pom and tie to top of Hat.
Weave in ends.