Black and Grey Striped Knitted Man’s Hat

Black and Grey Striped Knitted Man’s Hat.

Black and Grey Striped Knitted Man's Hat

Black and Grey Striped Knitted Man’s Hat

Supplies:
Size 7 (4.5Omm) 24″ circular needle, and double points.
Worsted Weight Yarn #4:
C1: Black
C2: Dark Grey
C3: Medium Grey

Gauge:
Size 7 needles in Stockinette Stitch = 19 sts x 26 rounds per 4 inch square.
Finished size: 17 inch circumference X 9 inch height
To fit: Adult sizes 22 – 24 inch comfortably.

Glossary:
c = colour
k = knit
k2tog = knit two together
p = purl
st(s) = stitch(es)

Starting at the bottom edge and working in the round.
Using C1 and circular needle: long tail caston 88 sts, attach ends being careful not to twist. Mark beginning of round.
Rib pattern for 12 rounds: *K2,P2* ; repeat from *to* (88 sts)
Knit 8 rounds in C1
Knit 5 rounds in C2
Knit 1 round in C3
Knit 1 round in C2
Knit 1 round in C3
Knit 5 rounds in C2
Knit 5 rounds in C1
Knit 1 round in C2
Knit 1 round in C1
Knit 1 round in C2
Knit 5 rounds in C1
Knit 5 rounds in C2
Knit 1 round in C3
Knit 1 round in C2
Knit 1 round in C3
Knit 5 rounds in C2
Knit 1 round in C1

Top Shaping:
Using C1 and switching to double points as needed:
round 1: *k3, k2tog*; repeat from * to * around
round 2: knit
round 3 *k2, k2tog*; repeat from * to * around
round 4: knit
round 5: *k1, k2tog*; repeat from * to * around
round 6: knit
round 7: *k2tog*; repeat from * to * around
round 8: knit, break yarn, pull end through remaining sts and pull tight, weave in end.

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Finish by weaving in all ends, block and enjoy!

© 2015 Cass Dodge

Due to individual crafting techniques, I am giving instructions in good faith. Your results may differ from mine – and to me that is brilliant! Please be kind and do not reproduce this pattern or sell pattern. You are free to sell items made using this pattern, I only ask that you include my design name and link to my blog: http://www.cassdodge.com in your online listings. Thanks!