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Twisted Rib Hat Pattern

 Twisted Rib Hat
You will need: 
Approx. 80g of Arran Weight (3/5nm) Iona Wool
A pair of 6mm needles

 

Abbreviations

 

St(s) – Stitch(s)

RS – Right Side

WS – Wrong Side

K – Knit 

P – Purl 

K2tog – knit two together (decreases 1 stitch)

K3togtbl – knit three together through back loop of stitch (rather than front as normal knit) (decreases 2sts)

P3tog – Purl three stitches together 

 

 

Pattern

Cast on 75 sts.

Row 1 (RS): *K1, P1; repeat from * to last st, K1

(2) (WS): *P1, K1; repeat from * to last st, P1

Repeat row 1 & 2 for 28 more rows (30 rows in total) 

(31): (RS) *K1 through back loop, P1, repeat from * to last st, K1 through back loop

(32) : (WS) *P1 through back loop, K1, repeat from * to last st, P1 through back loop.

Rows 31 and 32 make ‘twisted rib’

Repeat rows 31 and 32 for 14 more rows (46 rows in total)

(47) RS: work 8sts in twisted rib, K3togtbl, *6sts twisted rib, P3tog, 6sts twisted rib, K3togtbl; repeat from * to last 10sts, 6sts twisted rib, P3tog, K1 through back loop.  (59sts)

Work three more rows in Twisted Rib

(51) RS: work 6sts in Twisted rib, K3togtbl, *4sts twisted rib, P3tog, 4sts twisted rib, K3togtbl; repeat from * to last 8sts, 4sts twisted rib, P3tog, K1 through back loop.   (43sts)

Work 3 rows in Twisted Rib

(55)RS: Work 4sts Twisted rib, K3togtbl, *2sts twisted rib, P3tog, 2sts twisted rib, K3togtbl; repeat from * to last 6sts, 2sts twisted rib, P3tog, K1 through back loop.   (27sts on needle)

(56) Work in Twisted Rib

(57) RS: Work 2sts Twisted rib, K3togtbl, * P3tog, K3togtbl; repeat from * to last 4sts, P3tog, K1 through back loop (11sts)

(58): P3togtbl, K3tog, P3togtbl, K2tog (4sts)

 

Break yarn, and sew through remaining sts. Weave the end inside the hat to secure. Seam hat neatly using mattress stitch.