Super Bulky Button Hat
1 hank malabrigo Rasta
1 10mm 16” circular needle
1 set 10mm dpns
oddments of similar coloured yarn to sew on button
Ssk= Slip 2 stitches 1 at a time knitwise. Insert lefthand needle into the fronts of these two stitches. Knit them together.
With 10mm circular needles, cast on 45 sts. DO NOT JOIN.
Knit 5 rows
Row 6: cast off 5 sts, knit to end of row.
Round 7: place marker and join sts in round. Knit to end of round
Knit for 14 more rounds
* Note: When stitched become too few to comfortably fit on circular needle, change to dpns
Round 1: (ssk, K8), repeat ( ) 3 times more (36 sts remain)
Round 2: (ssk, K7), repeat ( ) 3 times more (32 sts remain)
Round 3: (ssk, K6), repeat ( ) 3 times more (28 sts remain)
Round4: (ssk, K5), repeat ( ) 3 times more (24 sts remain)
Round 5: (ssk, K4), repeat ( ) 3 times more (20 sts remain)
Round 6: (ssk, k3), repeat ( ) 3 times more (16 sts remain)
Round 7: (ssk, k2), repeat ( ) 3 times more (12 sts remain)
Round 8: (ssk, k1), repeat ( ) 3 times more (8 sts remain)
Round 9: (ssk), repeat ( ) 3 times
4 stitches remain
Draw yarn through remaining 4 sts. Fasten and weave in end
For Button Detail:
Overlap the tab at bottom of the hat with opposite edge of band. Secure band ends together by sewing button to hat through both layers of bands.
Weave in all ends.