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loops & threads® charisma® knit stripy hats three ways

Get ready for cold weather with Charisma® by knitting hats for the whole family. From baby to Grandpa, every size is covered in this project and three different stripe patterns to give you options to customise each hat.
Step 1

SIZES: Preemie (Newborn, 3-6month, 6-12month, Toddler, Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference = 10" (12", 14", 15", 16", 17", 19", 20", 22") [25 cm (30 cm, 36 cm, 38 cm, 41 cm, 43 cm, 48 cm, 51 cm, 56 cm)]  and Length = 4" (5", 6", 6", 6½", 7", 8", 9", 9½") [10 (13, 15, 15, 17, 18, 20, 23, 24)cm]
GAUGE: 12 sts x 16 rows = 4" (10 cm); save time and check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES:
Choose a size 10-15% smaller than actual head measurement to ensure a snug fitting hat. Hat colours are shown in:
- Preemie (Multi-Colour): Haze
- Newborn (1-Row Stripes): White and Coral-6 Month (Multi-Colour): Daisy
- 6-12 Month (2-Row Stripes): Jam and Dark Purple
- Toddler (1-Row Stripes): Off White (10133754) & Sage
- Child (Multi-Colour): Cloud
- Adult Small (2-Row Stripes): Violet and Charcoal
- Adult Medium (1-Row Stripes): Taupe and Denim
- Adult Large (2-Row Stripes): Bone and Forest

Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:
Cast on with first colour listed for your style/size.
Cast on 30 (36, 42, 45, 48, 51, 57, 60, 66) sts.
Place marker and join to work in the rnd, being careful not to twist sts.
Ribbing
Rnd 1: *K2, p1; rep from * around.
Repeat Rnd 1, 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 5, 5, 5) more times.
Body (Multicolour Yarn and 2-Row Stripes)
For Multicolour Yarn hat, continue in same colour as ribbing.
For 2-row Stripes hat, join 2nd colour and begin working in stripes as follows: *2 rounds 2nd colour, 2 rounds 1st colour; rep from * throughout remainder of hat.
Knit every rnd until Hat measures 2½ (3, 3¾, 3¼, 3¾, 3¾, 4½, 5½, 5¾)” [6 (7.6 cm, 9.5 cm, 8.2 cm, 9.5 cm, 9.5 cm, 11.4 cm, 14 cm, 14.6 cm)].
6-12 Month (Child, Adult Small) Only: *K13 (15, 17), k2tog; rep from * 2 more times – 42 (48, 54) sts.
Decrease Section (All Sizes)
Rnd 1: *K5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11), place marker; rep from * 5 more times.
Rnd 2: *Knit to 2 sts before marker, k2tog; rep from * 5 more times – 6 sts dec’d.
Rnd 3: Knit.
Repeat Rnds 2-3, 1 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) more times – 18 (18, 24, 24, 24, 24, 30, 30, 36) sts.
Repeat Rnd 2, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) times – 6 sts.
Cut yarn and thread tail onto tapestry needle and draw through remaining sts.

Step 3

Body (1-Row Stripes)
Join 2nd colour & begin working in stripes, *1 round 2nd colour, 1 round 1st colour; rep from * throughout remainder of hat, do not twist yarn when changing colours, just pick up the previous colour and continue working. Colours will form a natural spiral without any holes or sharp lines where you change colours.
Purl every rnd until Hat measures 2½ (3, 3¾, 3¼, 3¾, 3¾, 4½, 5½, 5¾)” [6 cm (7.6 cm, 9.5 cm, 8.2 cm, 9.5 cm, 9.5 cm, 11.4 cm, 14 cm, 14.6 cm)].
6-12 month (Child, Adult Small) Only: *P13 (15, 17), p2tog; rep from * 2 more times – 42 (48, 54) sts.
Decrease Section ( All Sizes)
Rnd 1: *P5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11), place marker; rep from * 5 more times.
Rnd 2: *Purl to 2 sts before marker, p2tog; rep from * 5 more times – 6 sts dec’d.
Rnd 3: Purl.
Repeat Rnds 2-3, 1 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) more times – 18 (18, 24, 24, 24, 24, 30, 30, 36) sts.
Repeat Rnd 2, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5) times – 6 sts.
Cut yarn and thread tail onto tapestry needle and draw through remaining sts.
Finishing: Weave in ends.

Step 4

ABBREVIATIONS:
Dec’d = Decreased
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit 2 Sts Together (1 St Dec’d)
P = Purl
P2tog = Purl 2 Sts Together (1 St Dec’d)
Rep = Repeat(ing)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)

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