• Essential Ribbed Hat

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  • Description

    Everyone needs a ribbed hat! This unisex hat is designed in North Bay Fiber, Elemental. The springy, soft cormo wool, paired with a simple 1x1 ribbing, makes for a fantastic hat to knit and wear. This pattern offers three sizes and options for both a slouchy version or a beanie style. You may also knit the hat in one color or mix it up with a contrasting brim. I have knit many of these hats and I have a feeling you will too!


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    PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this pattern you will receive a digital download at checkout.   

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    UNSTRETCHED: Approx 13.25 (16, 17.25)“/33 (440, 43)cm circumference x 9 (9.5, 10)”/22.5 (24, 25)cm for slouchy version and 7 (7.5, 8)“/ 17.5 (19, 20)cm for beanie version

    Hat was designed with approx 5”/12.5cm of negative ease and should fit a head circumference of approx 18 (21, 23)”/45 (52.5, 57.5)cm.


    RECOMMENDED: North Bay Fiber, Elemental Sport
    (100% Cormo; 325yd/295m per 100g); in color: Roe (MC), 1 skein.
    OR: Sport weight yarn in the following amounts:
    177 (224, 255)yds/162 (205, 233)m


     North Bay Fiber, Elemental Sport
    (100% Cormo; 325yd/295m per 100g); in colors Gill Plate (CC)
    and Split Shot (MC), 1 skein each color.

    OR: Sport weight yarn in the following amounts:
    145 (187, 216)yds/133 (170, 198)m

    • First sample shown in size medium slouch modeled on a 21”/52.5cm head circumference.
    • Second samples shown in size large slouch on a 21” head circumference and size medium beanie on a a 20.5” head circumference

    NOTE: If you are working a contrasting brim, you will need sport weight yarn in the following amounts: 15 (20, 25)yds/14 (18, 23)m


    30 sts x 32 rnds = 4”/10cm in 1x1 ribbing, worked in the round
    and blocked


    Stitch marker(s) and tapestry needle


    Needles listed are suggested. Always take time to swatch.
    • Gauge Needle: Size US 5 (3.75 mm) 16”/40cm circular needles and DPNs—or size necessary to obtain gauge
    • Smaller Needle: Size US 3 (3.25 mm) 16”/40 cm circular needles — or two sizes smaller than gauge needle


    • An Alternate Cable Cast-On is highly recommended for a clean edge and seamless apperance. Samples shown use this method.