Designed to work up well in a wide range of yarns, this quick knit is a practical hat for all genders and ages. The two-by-two ribbing creates a dense and stretchy fabric that will fit a wide range of head sizes, making it the ideal pattern for whipping up a quick gift for a fussy friend.

Choose bold stripes or calm neutrals – it’s up to you!

Blue sample used Mudchute Wool DK (100% wool; 110 metres // 119 yards per 50g) in Navy;
Fawn sample used Jarol Pure British Wool Aran (100% wool; 170 metres // 186 yards per 100g) in 03;
Grey/yellow sample used Woolyknit Aran (100% wool; 78 metres // 85 yards per 50g) in Grey and Yellow;
Rust sample used handspun from Countess Ablaze Industrial fibre blend (75% wool, 12.5% tussah silk, 12.5% black diamond bamboo; spun as 193 metres // 211 yards per 100g).

Hat circumference (unstretched): 30 cm // 12 inches;
Edge to crown length: 24 cm // 9.5 inches OR custom;
This hat will comfortably accommodate head sizes 43-56cm // 17.25-22.5 inches, and may fit smaller or larger heads in some instances.
These measurements correspond to child, adult small, and adult medium sizes.

Skills required
Tubular cast-on
Basic stitches (knit, purl)
Decreasing (k2tog, ssk)

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