How do you knit a simple bobble hat?
Adult’s Basic Plain Bobble Hat
- To make hat (make 1): Using 5.5mm needles cast on 74 stitches. Work 4 rows in K1, P1 rib.
- Shape Crown: Row 1: K2, [K2tog, K6 ] repeat to end (65 sts) Row 2: Purl to end. Row 3: K2, [K2tog, K5] repeat to end (56 sts) Row 4: Purl to end. …
- To make up.
What size needles for a bobble hat?
Hat A: Foxfire Fiber Upland Wool & Alpaca (80% wool/20% prime alpaca, 135 yd. per skein), 1 skein in color Moss. This hat, knit in size S, was worked at a gauge of 4 stitches per inch on a US 6 needle.
Specifications for circular-knitting an adult hat.
|Gauge in Stockinette||Approximate Yardage|
|7 sts/inch||220–275 yards|
Can you make a hat with straight needles?
For knitters who are not yet comfortable knitting in the round, knitting a hat with straight needles is a perfect option. This simple alternative to working with either double-pointed or circular needles entails knitting the hat flat and then seaming it.
How much wool do you need for a bobble hat?
Materials: 3 balls of Aran weight Wool (approx 50g of each colour) I have used a combination of ‘Erika Knight for John Lewis Aran British Wool’ and ‘Rowan Aran weight Wool’ but any Aran weight Wool will work. A Pair of 5mm needles. A Clover Pom-pom maker – the green one – 65mm diameter or the cardboard method.