This hat can be found on KnitPicks.com as one of the patterns in their Independent Designer Program.
Lute is part of the ebook pattern collection [Sweet Sounds]. Purchase the entire collection for $12.00 (you save $4)
The Lute hat was designed to be fun, casual, elegant, comfortable, and stylish all at the same time. The brim is worked flat with knitting being joined into the round after seed stitch section is complete. Once you begin on the main portion of the hat you will be amazed at how quickly the knitting flies by as you work your way around to do “just one more” round to see the eyelet pattern emerge. It’s a knit you won’t want to put down! And, with how fast it works up you’ll have time to make one in every color to match your wardrobe.
Instructions include directions to knit the super slouchy version as shown, or a shorter variation. The long and short versions of this hat are worked in the same manner except for the number of repeats in the main b