Sunday, July 29, 2012

Ribbed Hat With Bow Pattern

Materials: Brava bulky yarn in cornflower for the hat and Brava worsted yarn in tidepool for the bow
Size 10 circular needles and dpns for hat
Size 8 dpns for bow

C.O. 72 sts join in the round
Rib knit for the first 3 inches: Knit 2, Purl 2 each row.
After the ribbing is done just knit until the entire piece measures 7 inches then you will start to decrease.

Decreasing rows:
Row1: Knit 4, Knit 2 together, repeat to end of row
Row2: Knit
Row3: k3, k2tog, repeat 
Row4: Knit (switching to your dpns)
Row5: k2, k2tog, repeat
Row6: knit
Row7: k1, k2 tog, repeat
Row8: knit
Row9: k2 together, repeat

You should now have 12 sts left.  Cut your yarn leaving a long enough tail to weave the sts onto your yarn and pull the hole shut, secure the yarn and tie off.

Create a bow with a simple 4 stitch i-cord and embellish with a button.  Sew the bow onto the hat giving it a nice shape as you go along.

Happy Knitting!


  1. so pretty! would this be easy for a beginner?

  2. Thanks! And yes, this pattern is very simple, great for a beginner. :)

  3. Could this be used with 8ply yarn? Sorry i just realised you've used bulky sized yarn...

  4. Your work is lovely and the name of your blog made me laugh out loud, awesome! I'm visiting from the etsy blog team and look forward to seeing more of your creations!


  5. Becky, I don't think the ply should matter really, just the weight :)


    Thank you Angela! I'm following you back also :)

  6. Very cute hat! Thank you for sharing your pattern

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