Pictured in Adult Large (that's why Hedwig's in
her big hair today)
The story behind this hat is simple: I have a friend who struggles to find a hat big enough for her hair, and I happen to know an independent knitwear accessory designer who loves to make people stuff they can't seem to find in stores (hint: it's me!). So, basically, the Arrowhead Hat is designed with plenty of slouch and two different sizes to accommodate as much or as little hair as you'd like to put inside of it.
Sizes: Adult Small (Adult Large)
|A better look|
at the back.
Notions: Tapestry needle, 1 stitch marker
Gauge: 22 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette on size US 6 needles
And that makes it hat time! Using your size US 5 needle, then, cast on 112 (128) stitches loosely, place marker, and join in round. Then we'll work some ribbing, as follows:
Ribbing Row: * k1, p1; rep from *
Knit this ribbing row until piece measures roughly 2.5" in length, and then transfer work to your size US 6 circular needle. Then we'll begin our main pattern, which is a combination of Arrowhead Lace and Little Arrowhead Lace from page 193 of Barbara G. Walker's A Treasury of Knitting Patterns, and goes as follows:
Row 1: knit