This is a great pattern for a self striping yarn and using up your stash!
This hat is made with 1 skein of Noro Kureyon or Taiyo yarn with novelty yarns added for pizzazz. This is a great pattern for using bits in your yarn stash if you’re not using Noro or another self-striping yarn as the base yarn.
Size US 7 needles
Cast on 25 (child size) 40 (adult size) stitches with size 7 needles.
Row 1 Knit 2 stitches together, knit to end, knit twice into the last stitch
Row 2 Purl
Row 3 Knit 2 stitches together, knit to end, knit twice into the last stitch
Row 4 Purl
Row 5 Knit 2 stitches together, knit to end, knit twice into the last stitch
If you wish to use novelty yarns, add to rows 6 – 12 of each section.
Row 6 Purl
Row 7 Purl 2 stitches together, purl to end, purl twice into the last stitch
Row 8 Knit
Row 9 Purl 2 stitches together, purl to end, purl twice into the last stitch
Row 10 Knit
Row 11 Purl 2 stitches together, purl to end, purl twice into the last stitch
Row 12 Knit
Repeat rows 1 – 12 seven times (14 sections) for child size and nine times (18
sections) for adult size.
Bind off stitches. Pick up 60 (80) stitches along bottom edge to add hat rib. Knit 2, purl 2 rib until desired length and bind off. Sew side seam. Weave strong yarn through stitches at top of hat and pull to gather tightly into chocolate kiss shape.
If desired, use bits of yarns incorporated into hat to make pom pom to add to the crown of the hat.
Here’s a PDF download of the Twisted Kiss Hat Pattern:
Twisted Kiss Hat Pattern
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