Rosedale Park is a snuggly, quick knit. It features a simple knit/purl design that diminishes to an attractive crown leaving the pompom truly a matter of personal preference!
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NOTE: This original design pattern is the copyrighted property of Melissa Burke, Apiary Knits, and is intended for the personal use of the original purchaser only. Please do not reproduce or distribute this pattern (in whole or in part) without express written permission from Melissa Burke, Apiary Knits.
Hat fits an adult head size of approx 22” – 23.5” (55.9 cm – 59.7 cm). Unblocked, unstretched hat circumference approx 19” (48 cm). Unblocked hat height approx 8.25“ (20.95 cm). Additional sizes available by working more or fewer pattern stitch/row repeats.
The pattern is fully charted, but also includes complete written directions so the ability to read a chart is not necessary to work this pattern.
2.5 sts/12 rows to 4” x 4” (10 cm x 10 cm) in pattern stitch, unblocked, unstretched, on largest needles. Accurate gauge is EXTREMELY important with sts of this size.
Hat is cast on using the longtail cast-on and then worked in the round.
Pompon utilizes approx 9 yds (8.25 m) of yarn. Pompon yardage is included in yarn requirements listed above.
Hat features an attractive decrease and looks just as lovely without a pompon should you wish to forego this extra embellishment.
To work this pattern, you will need to know:
- Longtail cast-on
- Knit and purl stitches
- Slip stitches
- Decrease stitches – K2TOG
Allow approx 90 yds (82 m) super bulky weight yarn. (Yardage INCLUDES pompon.)
Sample knit using (1) 5.3 oz/150 gr (90 yds/82 m) skein of Malabrigo Rasta 100% Merino wool in Pagoda.
US 13 (9 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle or dpns
US 15 (10 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle or dpns
Or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.
Tapestry/blunt yarn needle
Clover blue (large) pompon maker or 3-3/8” (8.6 cm) piece of cardboard