I must be countering the sweltering weather by thinking cold thoughts and knitting winter wear because a few wool hats have been flying off my needles lately.
I call this my honey beehive hat. And I actually put it on outside for a few minutes in the heat wave for some photos in my backyard. Crazy, huh?
CO 88 stitches (using 5.0mm circular needles)
Knit 4” in 2×2 rib
Change to 5.5mm cicular needles
K4 rounds, p5 rounds (repeated this 5x)
r1: K1, K2tog, repeat until end
r2: knit all rounds
r3: k1, k2tog, repeat until end
r4: knit all rounds
r5: k2tog, repeat until end
r6: k2tog, repeat until end
cut yarn and pull through remaining stitches.
weave ends in.
Yarn: Patons Shetland Chunky [edited: 2 skeins, 296 yards]
This is a wool-acrylic blend, bulky weight yarn, so it’s machine washable!
Guage: 15.0 sts = 4 inches on 5.5mm needles
My notes on Ravelry are here. Happy knitting, friends!