Tri-Color Knit Hat

Materials

  • Muench Yarns MY Family Yarns, 1 skein each: 5724, 5723, 5703

Tools

  • Circular needles, size 6 (4.0mm) or size 7 (4.5mm), 16” (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • Double pointed needles, size 7 (4.5mm)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch marker

Directions

Gauge

  • 1. 14 sts and 22 rows = 4” on size 7 (4.5mm) needles

Special Stitches

  • 1. sk2p, a double decrease: Sl 1 purlwise, k2tog, pass slipped st over knit st.
  • 2. ssk, a left-leaning increase: Sl each of the next 2 sts knitwise, place them back on lefthand needle, k2tog through back loop.

Hat

  • 1. Note: A is 5724, B is 5723, and C is 5703 throughout.
  • 2. With A and smaller needle, cast on 72 sts. Work in k 1, p1 rib for 1-1/4”. Use stitch marker to mark beg of rnd.
  • 3. Change to larger needle, k1 rnd.

Lace Pattern

  • 1. Row 1: K
  • 2. Rows 2-3: *K 5, p 3. Rep from * around.
  • 3. Row 4: *K 5, yo, sk2p, yo. Rep from * around.
  • 4. Row 5: K
  • 5. Row 6: With B, k
  • 6. Rows 7-8: K 1, p3, * k 5, p 3. Rep from * around, k 4.
  • 7. Row 9: K 1, yo, sk2p, yo, *k 5, yo, sk2p, yo. Rep from * around, k 4.
  • 8. Row 10: K
  • 9. With C, rep Rows 1–5.
  • 10. With A, rep Rows 6–10.
  • 11. With B, rep Rows 1–5.
  • 12. With C, rep Rows 6–10.

Crown

  • 1. Note: Change to double pointed needles (DPN’s) when work gets too small for circular needle.
  • 2. Round 1 and all remaining odd-numbered rows: With A, k.
  • 3. Round 2: Remove marker, sl 1 st, place marker for new beg of rnd, *k 6, ssk. Rep from * around. 63 sts
  • 4. Round 4: Remove marker, sl 1 st, place marker for new beg of rnd, *k 5, ssk. Rep from * around. 54 sts
  • 5. Round 6: Remove marker, sl 1 st, place marker for new beg of rnd, *k 4, ssk. Rep from * around. 45 sts
  • 6. Round 8: Remove marker, sl 1 st, place marker for new beg of rnd, *k 3, ssk. Rep from * around. 36 sts
  • 7. Round 10: Remove marker, sl 1 st, place marker for new beg of rnd, *k 2, ssk. Rep from * around. 27 sts
  • 8. Round 12: Remove marker, sl 1 st, place marker for new beg of rnd, *k 1, ssk. Rep from * around. 18 sts
  • 9. Round 14: Ssk around. 9 sts
  • 10. Round 15: K.
  • 11. Cut yarn leaving long tail. Thread tail in tapestry needle, pull needle through all nine remaining sts and pull tight to finish crown. End off. Weave in all ends.
by Mary Beth Temple
Tri-Color Knit Hat
Tri-Color Knit Hat Tri-Color Knit Hat
Tri-Color Knit Hat