Eildon Hat Knitting Pattern
A Snug fit ribbed beanie hat.
"This is a great beginner’s project, it’s a quick knit, worked on big needles using only 1 skein"
- Jo Storie
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work a basic K2, P2 rib, and be able to decrease stitches.
Yarn Type: BareFaced Chunky
Yarn Weight: Chunky ( Bulky)
Sizes to Fit:
This has been written to fit an average adult head with a snug fit and as a relaxed fit for kids.
Actual circumference (not stretched): 40cm/ 16in
Actual height (as worn): 23cm/9in
Length as Knit: 28cm/11in
1 x 100g skein of Barefaced Chunky Wool Alpaca or 106m/116y of alternative chunky weight yarn
One pair of 7mm (US 10 ½ -11) straight needles
Tapestry needle for sewing up
Optional fake fur pom pom
Using 7mm (US 10 ½ -11) needles over 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in)
In st st - 12sts x 17rows
In Rib stitch - 18sts x 17rows
Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.