Noro Iro Hat

Noro Iro Hat


This is a modification of the Riverbed Rib Hat from Knit Noro Accessories.

Depth: 8″

Needle: size 9

Gauge: 3.5 st per inch horizontal gauge over stockinette.

Hat fits a 22″ head.

Finished hat has 8″ diameter.


1. CO 56 st on size 9 circulars.  Join.

2. Repeat *(k1, p2, k1) for one inch brim

3. Change to size 10 circulars.

4. *(k1, p2, k1, yo, k1, p2, k1) (63 st)

DO ROUNDS 1-14 OF PATTERN STITCH (multiple of 9 st) ONCE:

1-6. *(k1, p2, k3, p2, k1)

7. *(k1, p2, k1, drop next st, k1, p2, k1, yo)

8-13. *(k1, p2, k2, p2, k2)

14. *(k1, p2, k1, yo, k1, p2, k1, drop next st)


Decrease rounds are every four rounds.

15-18. *(k1, p1, k3, p1, k1)

19. *(p2tog, k3, p2tog)

20-21. *(p1, k3, p1)

22. Move one stitch over from right needle to left needle. (p2tog, k3)

23. *(k2tog, ssk)

24. k

25. *(k2tog)

26. Bind off.


27. slip stitch (crochet) around brim.

28. pick up stitches and put them on circular needle.

29. (k2, p2) for one inch

30. Bind off.



2 thoughts on “Noro Iro Hat

  1. Alaska says:

    Hello hello, thanks for the pattern, but what is the first direction on the decrease? The stitch counts between rows 14 and 15 don’t add up. Thanks.

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