Every Day Knit Hat Pattern to Wear Every Day!
Welcome, fellow knitting enthusiasts, to the exciting addition of the Every Day Knit Hat to your knitting repertoire! I’m Marly Bird, the knitwear designer behind this fabulous simple hat pattern, and I’m absolutely thrilled to introduce you to a project that’s both beginner-friendly and stylish.
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In a fast-paced world where time is valuable, we all long for a knitting project that’s satisfying and versatile, making it a perfect gift for anyone and suitable for any wardrobe. Well, your search ends right here. The Every Day Knit Hat is designed with simplicity in mind, catering to beginners and experienced knitters seeking a relaxing and rewarding endeavor.
But wait, there’s more – this versatile hat is unisex, ensuring that it’s a wardrobe staple for whoever you knit it for, whether it’s yourself, a loved one, or a thoughtful gift. It’s the ultimate hat you’ll want to wear every•single•day, no matter the occasion. Hence the name Every Day instead of Everyday Knit Hat.
So, grab your needles and favorite yarn and embark on an exciting journey into the Every Day Knit Hat realm. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting, this pattern guarantees cozy and stylish hats that are perfect for any occasion. Let’s dive in and get started!
EVERY DAY KNIT HAT – You Will Want To Wear It Every Day!
Designed by Marly Bird
To Fit Size
Average (Large) Adult
Hat measures 20 (22)” [51 (56) cm] in circumference
22 sts = 4″ [10 cm] in Stockinette st
2 balls: #25520 Cobalt
U.S. 7 [4.5 mm] 16” circular needles and set of 5 double pointed needles, or size required for gauge
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, pom pom maker (optional)
CDD – Center Double Decrease
K – Knit
K2tog – Knit 2 Together
P – Purl
St(s) – Stitches
⭐️ Cable Cast-on: Cast on two sts. * Insert right needle between last two sts on left needle, knit a st in this space and place it on left needle (1 st increased), repeat from * to desired number of sts.
⭐️ Center Double Decrease: Slip next 2 stitches knitwise at the same time, knit next stitch, pass slipped stitches over knit stitch (same as S2kp) – 2 stitches decreased.
- Brim is made long to be folded over. You can adjust the pattern to have an unfolded brim by knitting until the brim measures 2 (3)” [5 (7.5) cm].
- This hat has a LOT of stretch.
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EVERY DAY KNIT HAT PATTERN
Folded Hat Brim
With circular needles, cast on 108, (120) sts using the cable cast-on method (see Special Techniques). Join round and mark first st.
Round 1 (RS): * P3, k1; repeat from * around.
Repeat Round 1 until Brim measures 5 (6)” [12.5 (15) cm].
📸Here is the hat with the brim portion unfolded to show the wrong side of the brim and the right side of the hat:
Round 1 (RS): *K3, p1; repeat from * around.
Repeat round 1 until body of Hat measures 4 (5)” [10 (12.5) cm] from last round of Brim.
Round 1: *K3, p1; repeat from * around.
Round 2 (decrease): *K3, p1, CDD, p1, k3, p1; repeat from * around — 18 (20) sts decreased. 90 (100) sts remain.
Round 3: *K3, p1, k1, p1, k3, p1; repeat from * around.
Round 4 (decrease): *K3, CDD, k3, p1; repeat from * around — 18 (20) sts decreased. 72 (80) sts remain.
Round 5: *K7, p1; repeat from * around.
Round 6 (decrease): *K2, CDD, k2, p1; repeat from * around — 18 (20) sts decreased. 54 (60) sts remain.
Round 7: *K5, p1; repeat from * around.
Round 8 (decrease): *K1, CDD, k1, p1; repeat from * around — 18 (20) sts decreased. 36 (40) sts remain.
Round 9: *K3, p1; repeat from * around.
Round 10 (decrease): *CDD, p1; repeat from * around — 18 (20) sts decreased. 18 (20) sts remain.
Round 11: *K1, p1; repeat from * around.
Round 12 (optional decrease): *K2tog; repeat from * around — 9 (10) sts decreased. 9 (10) sts remain.
📸 Here is a close up picture of the crown of the hat inside out so you can see the shaping on the wrong side of the hat:
Cut yarn, and use tapestry needle to slip each of the remaining sts off the needles as if to knit, then pull tight like a drawstring.
Fasten tail securely to wrong side of Hat.
Weave in all loose ends.
Make a pom-pom and sew to top (optional).