Daniel's Hat

This brioche rib beanie is stylish, unisex and the ideal one-skein gift project. The hat begins with casting on for the ribbed brim and you'll then work from the bottom up towards the crown that's perfect for a pom-pom. 

As Daniel's Hat is a free pattern you can add it to your Ravelry library directly from the Daniel's Hat Ravelry pattern page. We love the on trend shape of a simple knitted hat with a cosy brim and pom-pom on top. This one skein project is bound to provide you with plenty of opportunities to gleefully tell admirers, "I made this". Stylish knits that are budget friendly? We love them.

The Daniel's hat begins with a 2x2 ribbed band, perfect to fold over and keep ears cosy. The construction of Daniel's hat is full of polished details. The crown shaping is worked at 3 points with paired decreases, making for an interesting detail that also fits well. It's a construction note we borrowed from on-trend commercial knits. Making our own handmade wardrobes never felt so good.


Skills for knitting this project

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20 sts and 36 rounds = 4"/10cm in 2x2 rib in the round
15 sts and 46 rounds (23 visible brk) = 4"/10cm in brioche rib in the round


Six sizes for babies to adults.

Baby[Toddler, Child/Adult S, M, L, XL]
Finished Size: 14½[16, 17½, 19¼, 21, 22½]"

Shown in De Rerum Natura Gilliatt in 'Poivre et Sel' (Baby and Adult M) and Harrisville Nightshades in 'Insomnia' (Adult L)



Worsted weight yarn, 100[130, 155, 185, 210, 230] yds / 91[118, 142, 169, 192, 214] m.

Needles and notions

Needle A: US 8 / 5mm 16" / 40cm circular needle and dpns or your preferred method of knitting small circumferences in the rnd.
Needle B: US 6 / 4mm 16" / 40cm circular needle, for brim.

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