Make this fun hat for $8.99 with one ball of James Brett Rustic Chunky in about 2 hours.
With 8 mm needles DPN or 16 inch circular and DPN
CO 44 stitches and join in the round
Work in rib for 5 rows.
R1-6: Knit 5 rounds, Purl 1 round
R7-15: Knit 4 rounds, Purl 1 round, Knit 4 rounds
R16: P2tog, Purl to last 2 stitches, P2tog (42 stitches)
R 17: Knit
R18: *K2tog, Knit 5*, repeat to end of round
R20: *P2tog Purl 4*, repeat to end
R22: *K2tog, Knit 3*, repeat to end
R24: *Purl2 tog, Purl 2* repeat to end
r26: *K2tog, Knit 1* repeat to end
R28: P2tog to end (6 stitches)
Draw yarn through 4 stitches, with remaining 2 stitches make and icord with remaining yarn by knitting 2 stitches than slipping the needle to the left and knitting 2 stitches again without turning until all yarn is used. K2tog bind off last stitch. Knot icord into top knot.