WHAT YOU'LL NEED
One size to fit average Youth/Adult
17 stitches and 32 rows = 10 cm (4") in garter stitch
Alt = Alternate(ing), Approx = Approximate(ly), Beg = Begin(ning), K = Knit, K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together, Rem = Remain(ing), RS = Right side, St(s) = Stitch(es), WS = Wrong side
With MC, cast on 89 stitches (sts). Work in garter stitch (knit every row), noting 1st row is Wrong side (WS) until work from beginning (beg) measures 16.5 cm (6 1/2"), ending on a WS row.
1st row: (Right side - RS). [Knit 9 sts (K9). Knit next 2 sts together (K2tog)] 8 times. Knit 1 st (K1). 81 sts remain (rem). 2nd and alternate (alt) rows: Knit.
3rd row: (K8. K2tog) 8 times. K1. 73 sts rem.
5th row: (K7. K2tog) 8 times. K1. 65 sts rem.
7th row: (K6. K2tog) 8 times. K1. 57 sts rem.
9th row: (K5. K2tog) 8 times. K1. 49 sts rem.
11th row: (K4. K2tog) 8 times. K1. 41 sts rem.
13th row: (K3. K2tog) 8 times. K1. 33 sts rem.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts. Pull tightly and fasten securely. Sew back seam using flat seam.
Pompom: Wind yarn around 4 fingers 100 times. Tie tightly in the middle and leave a long end for attaching to Hat. Cut loops at both ends and trim to form pom pom. Attach to top of Hat.