Simple, fast and fun, the Hasten Hat makes a great quick knit for all levels of knitters. It is a low-stress project for beginning knitters who want to practice short rows, but it is still enjoyable for experienced knitters. The hat is knit in the round from the top down. The earflaps are created using short rows in garter stitch, while the top of the hat is worked in stockinette stitch. This is a great project for beginners! It includes a short row photo tutorial. Need a project you can knit in a hurry? Try the Hasten Hat.
Materials Used: bulky weight yarn:
*Main Color (for the crown) : 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70) yards
*Contrasting Color (for the earflaps) : 10 (12, 15, 20, 25, 30) yards
*Needle Size: US 11 (8mm) and US 9 (5.5mm) 16-inch (40 cm) circular needles & DPNs for stockinette or size to obtain gauge
Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner
NOTE: This is a full color printed pattern, not a pdf download