Swirls and Stars Hat

swirl hat

This hat is a nice project for an afternoon or evening that looks complicated, but is fairly simple.

Link to PDF verison

Materials:

  • about 100 yards of worsted weight MC
  • small amount of worsted weight CC
  • size 8 16″ circular needle
  • size 8 dpns
  • tapestry needle

Directions:

CO 96 stitches in MC, join for working in the round and place stitch marker to mark beginning of a round

work in k1, p1 rib for an inch and a half

work in stockinette for 4 rounds

work the following chart twice for each round, starting in the bottom right. white = MC, black = CC

hat design

work in stockinette for 4 rounds before beginning decreases

Decreases:

k14, k2tog around (90 sts)

k around

k13, k2tog around (84 sts)

k around

k12, k2tog around (78 sts)

k around

k11, k2tog around (72 sts)

k around

k10, k2tog around (66 sts)

k9, k2tog around (60 sts)

k8, k2tog around (54 sts)

k7, k2tog around (48 sts)

k6, k2tog around (42 sts)

k5, k2tog around (36 sts)

k4, k2tog around (30 sts)

k3, k2tog around (24 sts)

k2, k2tog around (18 sts)

k1, k2tog around (12 sts)

k2tog around (6 sts)

cut yarn and use tapestry needle to draw through remaining 6 stitches. Pull through to the inside and weave in ends.

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  1. Love this pattern! 🙂

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