Basic Rib Hat for Children or (Adults)


  • Size 8 knitting needles
  • 1-2 Skeins of yarn (1 for ribbing/1 for main hat)
  • One yarn needle


  1. Bind on 64(88) stitches with size 8 needles
  2. Knit one, Purl one for 10 rows or 4 inches
  3. Then Knit one row and Purl the next for 8(12) more inches
  4. To bind off, knit 2 together for 2(4)rows
  5. When you are done keep about 16 inches of yarn and thread a needle onto it.
  6. Pull it through the remaining stitches and sew the two sides together.

You’re done! Be creative and test out colors and yarns!

Published: March 17th, 2015   |  2,319 Reads

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