The Gardiner Hat
The Gardiner Hat is a 'twist' on the classic 1x1 rib pattern--it uses twisted knit and purl stitches to create a thick and cozy beanie that will keep you extra warm on those cold winter days. It's a great beginner hat, especially for those knitters who want to try out something new.
The pattern is for a one-size-fits-all hat, but instructions are given on how to reduce or increase the size of the hat to whatever you need, whether it’s for a baby or child. The given pattern should fit most adults.
Skill level is beginner. You will need to know how to knit in the round on circular needles, and how to knit and purl. Instructions given on how to complete the twisted knit and purl stitches.