Knitting materials and knitting tools:
<> Circular (40 cm) or double pointed knitting needles, size 9 mm (US 13/UK 0)
<> Lion Brand Wool, Ease Thick & Quick – 20% wool, 80% acrylic. Color of your choice. In total about 120 grams.
Royal Icing knit hat size:
Adult: 53-54 cm (56-57 cm)
Gauge: 9-10 stitches in = 4 inches in stockinette
Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:
k – knit
p – purl
p2tog – purl two together
k2tog – knit two together
Body pattern of the Royal Icing chunky knit hat:
Using long tail method cast on 45 (48) stitches or any other number divisible by 3. Place stitch marker and join to knit in the round.
Round 1: [slip next stitch holding working yarn in back, p2] – repeat till the end of round.
Round 2: [k1, p2] – repeat till the end of round.
Repeat Rounds 1-2 seven more times or until hat measures 10.5-11 cm from the edge.
Round 17: [p1, k2] – repeat till the end of round.
Round 18: [slip the next stitch holding working yarn in front, k2] – repeat till the end of round.
Repeat Rounds 17-18 until the length of the whole hat measures 32 cm, or 23 cm without brim.
Shaping the crown of the Royal Icing chunky knit hat:
Round 1: [p1, k2tog] – repeat till the end of round.
Round 2: [p2tog] – repeat till the end of round.
Cut he yarn leaving 10 cm tail. Draw the tail through remaining stitches. Pull tail to close top. Weave in all ends and block.
Optionally: attach yarn or fur pom pom.