Nutmeg Latte Knit Hat Pattern

Cozy with a bit of sparkle, this knit hat pattern is sure to keep you warm!

This hat captures the feeling of enjoying a warm latte on a cool autumn day. Wear this accessory even on good hair days — it will complement all of your casually trendy outfits.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Small (Medium, Large); 8¼ (9, 10)” / [21 (23, 25) cm] length x 9 (10, 10½)” / [23 (25, 27 cm] brim circumference

Shown in size Medium

Gauge: 16 sts and 18 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Brioche st after wet blocking, using larger needles.

Materials

Yarn: Omega Lureta Donatello (98% Wool, 2% Polyester; 170 yards [155 meters]/50 grams): Color 1707, 1 ball

Needles: US size 6 (4 mm): 32” circular; US size 2½ (3 mm): 32” circular.

Notions: 8 Stitch markers (1 of a different color); cable needle; tapestry needle.

Abbreviations

Brk (brioche knit): knit a stitch with its yo

Brp (brioche purl): purl a stitch with its yo

Special Stitches

BrkC8F (8 stitch brioche cable): Sl 4 sts to cable needle (cn), hold to front, Brk, yo, sl1, Brk, yo, sl1, work 4 sts on cn as Bk, yo, sl1, Brk, yo, sl1.

Disappearing Loop Cast On: 1. Make a loop, the tail end on top of working yarn 2. Hold the loop and needle with your right thumb, index and middle fingers, and with your left thumb, middle and ring fingers. 3. Tension the working yarn with left index finger. 4. *Yarn over, knit through the loop*; rep from * as necessary for the project. 5. Pull the tail end of yarn to close loop, then divide the stitches to work in the round.

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked in the round from the top down in brioche stitch, brioche cable, and a rolled edge in knit stitch. Techniques required are: Disappearing Loop Cast On, increasing in brioche stitch, brioche cable, and stretchy Bind Off.

Pattern

With larger needles and using the Disappearing Loop Cast On method, CO 14 (16, 18), place marker of different color to signal the beginning of rnd.

Set-up Rnd 1: *Yo, sl1, p1; rep from * around, placing a marker after each repeat.

Rnd 2: *Brk, yo, sl1*, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 3: *Yo, sl1, Brp*, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 4: *Brk, yo, sl1*, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 5: *Yo, sl1, Brp*, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 6: Inc 2 sts after each marker: *BrkyoBrk, yo, sl1, sm; rep from * around – 14 (16, 18) sts inc’d; 28 (32, 36) sts.

Rnd 7: *Yo, sl1, p1, yo, sl1, Brp, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 8: *Brk, yo, sl1; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rnd 9: *Yo, sl1, Brp; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rnd 10: *Brk, yo, sl1; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rnd 11: *Yo, sl1, Brp; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rnd 12: Inc 2 sts after each marker: *BrkyoBrk, yo, sl1, Brk, yo, sl1, sm; rep from * around – 14 (16, 18) sts inc’d; 42 (48, 54) sts.

Rnd 13: *Yo, sl1, p1, yo, sl1, Brp, yo, sl1, Brp, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 14: *Brk, yo, sl1; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rnd 15: *Yo, sl1, Brp; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rnd 16: *Brk, yo, sl1; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rnd 17: *Yo, sl1, Brp; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rnd 18: Inc 2 sts after each marker: *BrkyoBrk, yo, sl1, Brk, yo, sl1, Brk, yo, sl1, sm; rep from * around – 14 (16, 18) sts inc’d; 56 (64, 72) sts.

Rnd 19: *Yo, sl1, p1, yo, sl1, Brp, yo, sl1, Brp, yo, sl1, Brp, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 20: *Brk, yo, sl1; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rnd 21: *Yo, sl1, Brp; rep from * around, slipping makers as appropriate.

Rep Rnds 20-21 until piece meas 5½ (6¼, 7)” / [14 (16, 18) cm] from CO.

Rnd 22: Inc 2 sts after each marker: *BrkyoBrk, yo, sl1, Brk, yo, sl1, Brk, yo, sl1, Brk, yo, sl1, sm; rep from * around – 14 (16, 18) sts inc’d; 70 (80, 90) sts.

Rnd 23: *Yo, sl1, p1, yo, sl1, Brp, yo, sl1, Brp, yo, sl1, Brp, yo, sl1, Brp, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 24: Work first Brioche Cable as follows: *Brk, yo, sl1, BrkC8F (work very loosely), sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 25: *Yo, sl1, Brp, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 26: *Brk, yo, sl1, sm; rep from * around.

Rep Rnds 25-26, 4 times, then rep Rnd 25 once more.

Rnd 27: Work second Brioche Cable as follows: *Brk, yo, sl1, BrkC8F (work very loosely), sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 28: *Yo, sl1, Brp, sm; rep from * around.

Rnd 29: *Brk, yo, sl1, sm; rep from * around.

Rep Rnds 28-29, 3 times.

Change to smaller needles and remove the markers of same color, but leave the one of a different color.

Knit 6 rnds for the rolled edge.

Finishing

BO all sts very loosely. Weave in ends. Wash gently and block carefully.

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Comments
  • The Nutmeg hat pattern looks very interesting. Something to learn to fill the days when winter comes.

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  • Really wanted to print this pattern but too bad I don’t have an AirPrint printer, whatever that is darn!!

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