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Basic Man Hat for Magic Loop

A folded ribbed-brim hat with a fitted body and striking geometric decreases at the crown.

Category: Hats
Gauge: 5 sts/in in Stockinette stitch
Technique: Magic Loop
Yarn Weight: Worsted (9 wpi)

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Elegant Ribbed Brim Hat

This basic hat features an extra-wide ribbed brim that folds up double to keep ears warm. The top of the hat has a pronounced decrease pattern that makes the hat look rugged and stylish at the same time.

Another basic hat for practicing Magic Loop, plus a new decrease (S2KP). Plus reading your work... it's a great hat for practice.

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Pattern Details

  • Sizes: One size
  • Finished Measurements: 16 inches around unstretched. Hat stretches to fit a head 19-22 inches around. Depth: 7.25 in. (18.5 cm) deep with brim folded up. 10 in. (25 cm) deep with brim unfolded.
  • Yarn Weight: Worsted (9 wpi)

Materials

  • Yarn: 150 yds (140 m) worsted weight yarn.
  • Needles: 1 pair circular needles, 40-47"
  • Needle size: US 7 - 4.5 mm or size required to get gauge (5 sts/in)
  • Notions: Measuring tape, tapestry needle, scissors

Gauge

  • 5 sts/in in St st

Shown: 1 ball Malabrigo Rios in color #43 Plomo


Pattern Notes

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Published July 17, 2018
Last Updated: June 11, 2019 - Current Version: 1.3
Update notes: Fixed a typo in the first "s2kp."

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