Bulky Rolled Rim Newborn Hat

Bulky Rolled Rim Newborn Hat

Hometown USA Lion brand yarn

size 13 circular and/or double point needles

Cast on 25 stitches. slip last stitch to front needle and knit 2 together. continue to knit in the round. 24 st continue to knit to 5 inches approximately 15 rounds. decrease for crown

round 1: knit 2, knit 2 together, repeat around 18 stitches

round 2: knit

round 3: knit 1, knit 2 together, repeat to end of round, 12 stitches

round 4: knit

round 5: knit 2 together around, 6 stitches

cut yarn about 12 inches from last stitch, slip stitches with yarn, pull tight, weave in ends

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  1. #1 by Caitlin on January 12, 2013 - 7:41 PM

    I’m a very basic knitter…I haven’t been using round needles because I was given a full set of straight needles from my aunt. I love the “rolled up” bottom effect on this hat. Can anyone tell me if I can I create that rolled up bottom without round circular needles?

    • #2 by Amy on January 13, 2013 - 6:17 PM

      the curling up comes from the lack of ribbing so it should work just the same.

  2. #3 by Caitlin on January 14, 2013 - 5:49 PM

    So I was told a Stockinette stitch would create this effect. How many rows of stockinette would get this effect?

    • #4 by Amy on January 15, 2013 - 9:49 AM

      yes, it should start to roll after the 4th or 5th row, it will naturally curl up, ribbing prevents it from curling up, unless the pattern calls for the curl.

  3. #5 by lipstickandplaydates on January 19, 2013 - 4:01 AM

    Adorable.

  4. #6 by Amy on January 19, 2013 - 5:21 PM

    Thank you!

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