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While here in Florida we don’t need hats as many months of the year, I still love them. And a homemade hat with stunning yarn is perfection. There is just something comfortable and unique about wearing a custom piece with each stitch knit with intention. I hope you enjoy this Quilted Lattice Knit Hat as much as I do. 

Supplies:

• Needles US 5.5 mm (9) & US 7 (4.5 mm) dnp or circular needles or 5 DPNs
• Yarn Needle
• Scissors
• Fur Pompom, tutorial on blog

Yarn:
Madelinetosh Chunky
in colorway Earl Grey

If the gauge is met, other yarns of the same weight can be substituted:
• Berroco Ultra Wool Chunky
Red Heart Vera
• Manos Del Uruguay Serpentina

Yardage:
• Approx. 110 Yards [100 meters] if crocheting back as well.

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Gauge:
• 14 sts and 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette

Measurements:
• Adult size, brim stretches to fit 19-23″ heads, height is 9 inches.

Abbreviations:
• BO- Bind Off
• CO- Cast On
• k- knit
• st(s) – stitch(es)
• wyif – with yarn in front

Skill Level:
• Intermediate

Notes:

I love working up a quick knit hat in a chunky yarn that has a beautiful yet simplistic texture. This is one to enjoy all fall and well into the winter months. The repeats are done in multiples of 6+3, so sizing up or down for the novice knitter is not complicated. I hope you enjoy this freebie. 

-This hat is worked in the round to the desired length starting at the brim. The stitch in this pattern was inspired by Barbara Walker and her wonderful Treasury of Knitting Pattern book. 

Quilted Lattice Knit Stitch Video:

Quilted Lattice Knit Hat Body:

RoundDescriptionStitch Count
COWith US 7 (4.25 mm) needles, CO 66.66
1-9*k1, p1; repeat * around66
10With US 9 (5.5 mm) needles, knit around66
11*wyif sl 5, k1; repeat * around66
12knit around66
13k2, *insert needle under loose strand and knit next stitch, bringing stitch out from under strand, k5; repeat * around, end last repeat k366
14knit around66
15k3, *wyif sl 5; k1; repeat * until last 3; wyif sl 366
16wyif sl 2, knit in remaining sts around66
17*k5, insert needle under loose strand and knit next stitch, bringing stitch out from under strand; repeat * around66
18knit around66

 

Repeats:

Repeat rounds 11-18 seven times, or until the desired length.

Finishing:

Cut yarn, with a tapestry needle weave through remaining stitches and pull tight to close the top of the hat. Re-enforce by stitching the top of the hat to ensure it remains closed. Sew a pompom on top of the hat.

Faux Fur Pompom Tutorial: