Are you watching and enjoying the Olympics? I’m sure there are many of you (like me), that don’t have a lot of time to sit and enjoy them.
I did see Chloe Kim in the snowboarding competition, though. Wasn’t she amazing? And, did you see her hat? Cute, huh?!
Designers have taken it upon themselves to create their own version of this cute winter hat.
I’m calling mine Winter Games Chunky Hat.
The details for this cute, cozy and comfy hat are below. I hope you enjoy this fast and fun ONE skein knit. Gather your supplies, your favorite beverage and a great Netflix show. Cast On!
1 skein Super Bulky Yarn – I used Lion Brand Thick and Quick
US Size 15 Knitting Needle
Tapestry Needle, Stitch Marker, Scissors, Tape Measure (if you’re analytical like me), Pom Pom Maker
CO 44 stitches, place marker and join for working in the round.
Round 1: *K1, p1; repeat from * around.
Repeat round 1 until hat measure 10.5″ or desired length. This length includes a 2.5″ rolled up brim.
Next Round: *k2tog; repeat from * around. 22 sts
Next Round: *k2tog; repeat from * around. 11 sts
Using a tapestry needle, thread remaining 11 stitches through, pull tight and secure inside the hat. Weave in all ends.
Pom Poms can be made various ways. I chose to use the largest Pom Pom maker. Attach, wear and gets lots of compliments.