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You can adjust the pattern to fit whatever size head you want.
Baby 1-3 yrs, Child sized 3-9 years (10-13) (teen-adult size)
Size 10 (6 mm) (size 4 UK) knitting needles
2 oz of bright colored Worsted Weight/10 ply UK - yarn
(Use 2 strands of yarn held together to make this extra cozy, this will make the hat a bit larger)
Gauge of stockinette stitch using size 10 needles and worsted weight yarn: 4 sts = 1" 5 rows = 1"
Cast on 56,
60 sts (72)
Row 1: K2, P2, K2 across line, ending with P2.
Row 2 - 6: Repeat Row 1.
Row 7: Knit across
Row 8: Purl across
Repeat these 2 rows of stockinette stitch until hat is 7", 8" (9 1/2") (10") from start, ending with a purl row.
1st decrease row- K2 together across the row.
Next row: Purl
Next row: K2 together across
Last row: Purl across. Cut a 14" tail of yarn, thread a yarn needle with it. Carefully pull the last row of knitting from the needle and thread the needle through every stitch. Pull tightly then whip stitch the seam shut.
Add a Pom Pom to the top.
Can be made in the
round as well. Just make it going around instead of