Nothing scratches the knitting itch like casting on for a hat! Just a dozen or so inches of knitting, and ba-da-bing ba-da-boom, the very thing you’ll wear every single day until the lion cedes to the lamb!

Lovely Ribbed Hat In Linen Quill Worsted | Purl Soho

This particular Lovely Ribbed Hat is not only one of our most beloved and classic hat patterns, it also introduces our very newest yarn, Linen Quill Worsted!

Lovely Ribbed Hat In Linen Quill Worsted | Purl Soho

Just like it sounds, this is our fingering-weight Linen Quill plumped up to a gorgeous worsted weight. The same fine highland wool, alpaca, and linen blend, this version is a perfect five stitches to the inch, just right for just about everything. Available in 28 of everyone’s favorite Linen Quill colors, this is our new go-to… Practical, knit-able, durable, but also blow-you-away beautiful!

Lovely Ribbed Hat In Linen Quill Worsted | Purl Soho

Designed for Purl Soho by Laura Ferguson.

Materials

Lovely Ribbed Hat In Linen Quill Worsted | Purl Soho

We made our samples in the following colors …

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  • Toddler/Kid Small Size: Bright Flamingo and Vintage Celadon
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  • Kid Large/Adult Small: Cobalt Blue and Super Orange
Lovely Ribbed Hat In Linen Quill Worsted | Purl Soho
  • Adult Large: Kiln Red

Gauge

34 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in stitch pattern

Sizes

Toddler/Kid Small (Kid Large/Adult Small, Adult Large)

To fit actual head size of 14 to 16¼ (19 to 22, 23½ to 27¼) inches

  • Finished Circumference (unstretched): 11¼ (15, 18¾) inches
  • Finished Height: 7¾ (11, 12¼) inches

Pattern

We followed our Lovely Ribbed Hat pattern exactly, except for new needles and gauge. Even though these are bigger than the original pattern, the 2×2 rib stitch has enough stretch to create similarly sized hats. For the free pattern, please visit our original Lovely Ribbed Hat story!

Lovely Ribbed Hat In Linen Quill Worsted | Purl Soho