Easy Basic Hat Knitting Pattern for Men- this classic ribbed hat makes a great gift for the man in your life!
This beanie features a wide foldover brim. The stretchy ribbed texture makes it suitable for many head sizes. It is knit on circular needles and requires minimal crown shaping. The rib stitch is created by knitting 2 stitches and purling 2 stitches.
This hat is created by using knit and purl stitches to make a ribbed stitch pattern. It’s knit on circular knitting needles and it’s suited for beginners. This is a simple knit and one of my many easy knit hat patterns.
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Easy Basic Hat Knitting Pattern for Men
Yarn: Lion Brand Wool-Ease in Blue Mist (#4 worsted weight yarn, 1 skein of yarn)
Needles: Size US 7 circular knitting needles, 16-inch, size US 7 double point knitting needles
Gauge: 2 inches= 8 sts
Size: Men’s one size
Skill level: for beginner knitters
Cast on 100 sts. Join ends together and place a marker. Work in K2, P2 ribbing for 11 inches.
Crown shaping decreases:
(Switch to double point needles when necessary or you can use the magic loop method)
Row 1 (Right side): (K2 tog, P2) around (75 sts.)
Row 2: (K1, P2) around.
Row 3: (K1, P2 tog) around (50 sts)
Rows 4-6: (K1, P1) around.
Row 7: K2 tog, P2 tog around: 25 sts.
Rows 8-10: Work around in K1, P1 ribbing
Row 11: Row 11: K1, (K2tog, K1) around: (17 sts)
Row 12: K1, K2tog around.
Finishing: Break yarn, pull through the remaining stitches using a yarn needle and pull to tighten. Weave in ends.
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