Cold weather, meet your new bestie! The Ozbelli hat is a simple, yet super stylish accessory that’s perfect to throw on to keep your head toasty warm. Posh Alpaca’s blend of wool, acrylic, and alpaca makes for a luxurious look and feel, enhanced by the chic color blocking on the hat This roving style yarn works up so fast, making the Ozbelli hat perfect for gifting!
Ozbelli Designed by Rachel Brockman
SIZES Toddler (Child, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large) Shown in Adult Medium size.
MATERIALS Universal Yarn Posh Alpaca (45% wool, 30% acrylic, 25% superfine alpaca; 100g/98 yds) Two-Color Version • 110 Admiral (MC) – 1 ball (all sizes) • 102 Oak (CC1) – 1 ball (all sizes) Three-Color Version • 101 Birch (MC) – 1 ball (all sizes) • 102 Oak (CC1) – 1 ball (all sizes) • 108 Velveteen (CC2) – 1 ball (all sizes) Needles: US Size 11 (8 mm) 16” circular and set of DPNs (or your preferred needle for knitting small circumferences) or size needed to obtain gauge US Size 10.5 (6.5 mm) 16” circular Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, 2 (2½, 3½, 4, 4)” pom pom maker
GAUGE 12 sts x 16 rnds = 4” Stockinette stitch (St st) using larger ndl Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES This hat is knit in the round from the bottom up. The brim is worked in a stretchy, K1, P1 Rib. The body of the hat is worked in Stockinette stitch. Finally, a pom pom is made using color C and attached to the top of the hat.
Please note that the Toddler, and Child sizes require double-pointed needles or your preferred needle for knitting small circumferences throughout the pattern. The Adult Small, Medium, and Large sizes will begin with 16” circular needles and switch to needles appropriate for small circumferences during the crown shaping, when stitches no long fit comfortably on the circular needle.