Supplies

1 skein any worsted-weight yarn in main color (MC)

1 skein any worsted-weight yarn in contrasting color (CC)

1 US 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle

1 set of four US 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs

Stitch Marker

Yarn needle

Gauge

20 sts and 24 rows per 4" (10 cm)

Finished Measurements

Small-20" (51 cm)

Medium - 21¼" (54 cm)

Large - 22½" (57 cm)

Instructions

Pattern written for small, larger sizes in parentheses.

With circular needle, cast on 90 (96, 102, 108) sts in main color [MC].

Join sts and place marker.

Work in k2,p2 ribbing for first 7 rounds.

K next 20 rounds.

Change to contrasting color [CC], k 3 rounds.

Change to MC, k 5 rounds.

Change to CC, k 3 rounds.

Change to MC, divide sts onto three DPN's.

Begin decreasing top of hat as follows:

Rnd 1: *k 13 (14, 15, 16), k2tog, repeat from * to end of round.

Rnd 2: k

Rnd 3: *k 12 (13, 14, 15), k2tog, repeat from * to end of round.

Rnd 4: k

Rnd 5: *k 11 (12, 13, 14), k2tog, repeat from * to end of round.

Rnd 6: K

Repeat in this manner until 48 sts remain (16 stitches on each DPN), then decrease as follows:

Rnd 1: *k 6, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round.

Rnd 2: *k 5, k2tog, repeat from * to end of round.

Continue decreasing in this manner until 6 stitches remain.

Finishing

Pull the hat off of your DPNs, and draw tail end of yarn through the final 6 stitchess.

Secure in a knot inside the hat.

Weave in ends.

Final Product

Prisoner of Azkaban Style Hat

Credit

MarimbaGrl03's pattern for knitting was taken with permission from marimbagrl03.livejournal.com.





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