For Straight Needles:
7 or 8 needles, cast on 80 sts. (If you knit tightly, you may add more
stitches in multiples of 8)
K1P1 or K2P2 ribbing for 1.5-2”
Then work in stockinette stitch (K1row, P1 row) until
total length is 8".
Row 1: K6, K2 tog across row.
Next row and all even rows Purl.
Next row K5, K2 tog across.
Repeat having one less stitch before K2 tog on each odd row. When you have 8
stitches, cut yarn and weave through remaining stitches and pull tightly.
Cast on 80 sts. (If you knit tightly you may add more stitches in multiples
Work in ribbing of K1P1 or K2P2 for 1.5-2” Then knit all rounds until piece
Begin decreases by K6, K2 tog.
Knit next round
Continue having 1 less stitch before decreases. Switch to dpns when needed
and finish off by drawing yarn through last 8 sts.
You may do this hat in stripes, in variegated or ombre yarns, or solid
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