Cast on 29 stitches.
Row 1 *Knit 1, purl 1; repeat from *, ending with a knit 1.
Row 2 *Purl 1, knit 1; repeat from *, ending with a purl 1.
Row 3 Knit across row.
Row 4 Purl across row.
Repeat Rows 3 and 4 until piece measures 7 inches [18 cm] from beginning. Bind off.
Sew 7 inches [18 cm] sides together to form tube. Flatten tube, putting seam at center back, and sew across top. Weave in ends.
Cut 2 pieces of yarn, 10 inches [25.5 cm] long each, and thread both pieces through large-eyed, blunt needle. Poke needle into a top corner of Hat, pull yarn halfway through and tie knot leaving the 4 ends free. Repeat for other corner.