The Squishy hat is a textured beanie with a little slouch, designed as a companion piece to the Squishy cowl.
Just like the cowl, this is a speedy knit in one skein of bulky yarn – perfect for a gift. The stitch pattern is suitable for advanced beginners as well as experienced knitters.
Textured columns in the hat body flow upwards into an interesting crown design. The wrong side of the hat is attractive, so it’s reversible. The bobble on the crown adds a whimsical touch – and you can remove it if you like!
Valley Yarns Superwash Bulky (100% Extra Fine Superwash Merino Wool; 109 yds [100m]/100g): Teal (09) 1 Skein
Thanks to Webs for proving yarn support and to both Marie and Mary for knitting the sample.
Size US 10 (6 mm) 16” (40cm) circular needles or 32” (80cm) or longer for magic loop technique (dpn’s may be used for crown if preferred)
Or size needed to obtain gauge
15 sts and 20 rnds = 4” (10cm) in ribbing, after light blocking
13 sts and 22 rnds = 4” (10cm) in body pattern, after light blocking
19” (48cm) circumference x 9” (22.5cm) height (to fit 21”–23” (53.5-58.5cm) head circumference)
Tapestry needle, 9 removable stitch markers.
About the Designer: Padma R
Padma likes to design wearables with a simple aesthetic that are fun to make and wear.
She thinks knitting, crochet and Tunisian crochet are equally absorbing and finds it exciting to be able to switch from one craft to another.
Her Ravelry user name is PadmaR.