Snow Day Winter Hat - Free Knitting Pattern!

Just right for keeping your head cozy on a cold winter day, the Snow Day Winter Hat! This free pattern is a quick knit project since it's knit using chunky weight, Ironstone New Wool yarn. It's a one-ball project. Make one for everyone in your family!

One size fits most.

You will need:
Gauge: 17 sts to 4" on US 9 needles
  1. Cast on 80 stitches on circular needles, place marker and join round being careful not to twist stitches
  2. Next 4 Rounds: *Knit 2, purl 2* around.
  3. Work in stockinette stitch (knit every round) until hat measures 6.25" from the beginning.
Begin crown shaping as follows:
  • Round 1: (Knit 8, knit next 2 stitches together) 8 times.
  • Round 2: Knit
  • Round 3: (Knit 7, knit next 2 stitches together) 8 times.
  • Round 4: Knit
  • Round 5: (Knit 6, knit next 2 stitches together) 8 times.
  • Round 6: Knit
  • Round 7: (Knit 5, knit next 2, stitches together) 8 times.
  • Round 8: Knit
  • Round 9: (Knit next 4, knit next 3 stitches together) 8 times.
  • Round 10: Knit
  • Round 11: (Knit next 3, knit next 2 stitches together) 8 times.
  • Round 12: Knit
  • Rounds 13: (Knit next 2, knit next 2 stitches together) 8 times.
  • Rounds 14: Knit
  • Rounds 15: (Knit next 1 stitch, knit next 2 stitches together) 8 times.
  • Round  16  Knit
  • Round (Knit next 2 stitches together). 8 times.
  • Break yarn and weave through remaining 8 stitches. Fasten off and weaving in yarn ends.