Solana Bucket Hat Airy Knit Pattern by Kristin Omdahl
This is a top down easy knit hat with a flared brim. The hat is worked in the round in stockinette stitch and the brim increase is knit in garter stitch.
Whether you prefer double pointed needles or magic loop knitting, or combining 2 knitting needles at once, this is a simple knit pattern that makes a fabulous and glamorous sun hat.
What you will need:
- 230 yds (210m) #3 dk weight yarn
- US6 (4mm) knitting needles, double pointed needles
US6 (4mm) knitting needles, 16 in circular length
Us6 (4mm) knitting needles, 30 in or longer circular length
- Yarn needle
- Stitch marker
Be So Airy Yarn; 100% polypropylene, #3 dk weight yarn; 230 yds (210m) per 4oz (113g), color Midnight Black, 1 spool.
Note: Use double pointed needles for the crown and 16 in circular needles for rest of hat. Or use 30 in circulars or larger to make this hat with the magic loop technique.
20 in (50.8cm) circumference x 8 in (20.3cm) long.
18 sts / 24 rounds = 4 in (10cm) in stockinette stitch in the round.
Cast on (co), bind off (bo), knit (k), purl (p), place marker (pm), slip marker (sm), and knit into the front and back of same stitch (kfb).
Learn how to knit with magic loop technique here: