Skip Navigation

Click for Lion Brand Yarn Home Page
separator
Our Yarns
The LB Collection
Martha Stewart Crafts
Request Free Catalog
Our Yarns
Yarn by Weight
separator
New Catalog
separator
Shop
separator
  • free patterns
  • special sales
  • new items
  • 15% off coupon
    US orders only
    view past newsletters   Click to view newsletters and subscription choice
separator
Free Catalog
separator
Patterns
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Studio
     Retail Store, New York, NY
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Shop
     Retail Store, Colonie, NY
separator
Lion Brand Outlet
     Retail Store, Carlstadt, NJ
separator
Find a Store
post code:
country:
within:
more options   Click for more store-locator options
Home : Patterns : Kool Hat
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Kool Hat

Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease® (original)
Pattern #: 30051
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 10 reviews)
Most current review / See all reviews
Write a review

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: Child 5-6, Child 9-10, Tween/Teen 8-16
Child’s S (M, L) Circumference 16 (17, 18) inches
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

  Add to Notes and Favs
Save
     Send to a friend
Email
  Pattern Help
Help
  Print
Print
  Download
Download
 
Image of Kool Hat
Make this great beanie-style hat in whimsical stripes!
  Zoom
Zoom
  For Text-to-Speech Browsers
No Images
Brailler Input Format - Duxbury and others
Braillers
Tweet this
Tweet!

    Pin It

Pin It
 

 

Color (A)
Cotton-Ease® (original)

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 700-113: Cotton-Ease yarn: Cherry Red (discontinued)
Click here for larger swatch
Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions

Color (B)
Cotton-Ease® (original)

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 700-158: Cotton-Ease yarn: Pineapple
Click here for larger swatch
Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions
Cotton-Ease® (original)
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
*Cotton-Ease® (original) (Article #700). 50% Cotton/50% Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (207yds/188m) pull skeins

You can also buy materials separately
 
MATERIALS
To change colors, click the drop-down list or swatches above
QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  700-113 Cotton-Ease yarn: Cherry Red (discontinued)
   ball
$ 4.99  
Discontinued, sorry!
Click for yarn substitutions
Note: (main color)
•  700-158 Cotton-Ease yarn: Pineapple
   ball
$ 4.99  
Discontinued, sorry!
Click for yarn substitutions
Note: (CC for Red Hat; MC for Pineapple Hat)
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]   $ 3.60  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Kool Hat

Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease® (original)

GAUGE:

18 stitches + 26 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

Stripe patterns
Red Hat Version

Work 4 rows CC, 4 rows MC, 2 rows CC, 4 rows MC, 4 rows CC.
Pineapple Hat Version

(Work 2 rows CC, 4 rows MC) 3 times, work 2 rows CC


HAT
With MC, cast on 72 (78, 84) stitches. Work in Knit 1, Purl 1 Ribbing for 1¾ inches. Change to Stockinette stitch and work 4 rows. Work even in chosen Stripe Pattern until Hat measures 6 (6, 7) inches from beginning.

CROWN
Begin crown shaping as follows:
Row 1 *Knit 4, knit 2 together; repeat from the * to end – 60 (65, 70) stitches.
Row 2 and all wrong side rows Purl.
Row 3 *Knit 3, knit 2 together; repeat from the * to end – 48 (52, 56) stitches.
Row 5 *Knit 2, knit 2 together; repeat from the * to end – 36 (39, 42) stitches.
Row 7 *Knit 1, knit 2 together; repeat from the * to end – 24 (26, 28) stitches.
Row 9 *Knit 2 together; repeat from the * to end – 12 (13, 14) stitches.
Row 10 *Knit 2 together; repeat from the * to end – 6 (7, 7) stitches.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail, and thread through large-eyed, blunt needle. Draw through all stitches and tighten. Sew in place and sew back Hat seam.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl psso = pass slipped stitch over
rep = repeat(s)(ing) st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop tog = together
WS = wrong side yo = yarn over


  Learn to Knit instructions:  http://www.lionbrand.com/learnToKnit.html


Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 10 reviews)
Have you made this pattern?
Write your own review Send us a photo
See all reviews  
Kool Hat Reviewed by Tanya Seidman on 2012-02-11 ***
Easy pattern, however the colors look like Ronald McDonald.


When you are in New York City, visit the Lion Brand Yarn Studio at 34 W. 15th Street for a one-of-a-kind yarn lover's experience. For more information, visit the website, LionBrandYarnStudio.com
separator separator
Bookmark This!  separator
Sign up for our Newsletter  
separator Share This!  separator About Us separator Contact Us separator
  Font Size:   
Click to view page with standard font Click to view page with larger font Click to view page with largest font