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I love a simple knit hat! With this classic hat pattern you can get 2 hats out of 1 skein of yarn.



Available Sizes: One

Size: 20 – 22″ {51 – 56cm} Head Circumference

Styles: One, Slouchy

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

Bonus: Video



Knit in the Round

Knit & Purl Stitches

Decrease Stitches



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 45 – 55 yards {41 – 50 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Cascade Yarn Magnum

Needle Size: US 15 {10mm} Circular Needles with a 16” {40cm} Cable

Needle Size: US 17 {12mm} Circular Needles with a 16” {40cm} & 24”+ {60cm} Cable, or DPNs

Extras: Stitch Markers

{Learn About Yarn Substitutes.}



Measurements: 9″ Wide x 10 1/4″ {23cm x 26cm}

Gauge: 7.5 STS & 11.5 rounds per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 3.7oz {105g} {with pom}



Not reversible.

Knit bottom up.

Knit using the rib & stockinette stitch.

Knit in the round with a circular needle.

When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.



Click here to watch the “How to Block a Hat” video tutorial.

Click here to watch the “How to Decrease for the Crown” video tutorial.


Pattern, Knit in the Round:

Using US 15 {10mm} circular needles with a 16″ {40cm} cable.

CO 40 STS, PM, join in the round.

Rounds 1-4: *K1, P1*

Switch to size US 17 {12mm} circular needles with a 16” {40cm} cable.

Rounds 5-19: *K* until it measures about 6” {15cm} from CO edge, or desired length.


Note {Optional}:

When the stitches get too tight switch to DPNs or a longer cable and knit using the magic loop method.

Decrease for the crown, Knit In The Magic Loop Method:

Round 20: *K3, K2TOG, PM*

Round 21: *K2, K2TOG, SM*

Round 22: *K1, K2TOG, SM*

Round 23: *K2TOG, remove stitch marker*



Without binding-off, cut the yarn leaving a 10” {25cm} tail, pull it through the remaining STS, push through the top hole to the inside and then weave in the ends.

Block, if desired. {I didn’t block mine.}

Add pom-pom {Optional}



* – * – repeat between *

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

DPNs – double pointed needles

K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

K2TOG – knit 2 stitches together

P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

PM – place stitch marker

SM – slip stitch marker

STS – stitches




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{FREE} Classic Hat Knitting Pattern : Winter Soul