Knit Sports Hat

Knit Sports Hat
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Materials: 1 Ball of Wool- Ease Thick and Quick Yarn, Crochet Hook N- 13, Size 11 Double Pointed Knitting Needles

Finished Size – Adult Medium, (23 inches around)
9 sts + 12 rows = 4" in Stockinette St (k every round) BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.


ssk (slip, slip, knit)


Cast on 52 sts, divide sts evenly across needles. Mark beg of rnd. Work 4 rounds Garter St (k one round, p the next). Change to Stockinette St and work 2 rows even. Decrease 4 sts evenly spaced around – 48 sts. Work 4 rows even. Decrease 4 sts evenly spaced around – 44 sts. Work 3 rows even.

Dec 4 sts evenly spaced around – 40 sts. Work 1 row even. Repeat last 2 rows 4 times more – 24 sts. Dec 4 sts evenly spaced around – 20 sts. Repeat last row 2 times more –12 sts. Decrease 3 sts evenly spaced – 9 sts.

Repeat last row once more – 6 sts. Cut yarn leaving a 12" tail. Pull tail through remaining sts.


With RS facing, pick up and knit 9 sts along cast-on edge.

Next Row Ssk, k across. Repeat last row until 1 st rem. Fasten off. Skip 20 sts across front and repeat instructions above for 2nd earflap. With crochet hook, work 1 round of sc around entire edge.


Cut 3 strands of yarn 15" long. Pull strands through point of earflap, meeting ends, tie overhand knot. Divide strands into 3 even groups and braid groups to desired length. Tie overhand knot. Trim ends.

Top Tassel

Fasten securely to inside, tie knot on top and cut to length desired. 


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