Sometimes we all need that perfect knit hat pattern  in our repertoire that we don’t have to think about or concentrate on. This is one of those great easy knitting patterns . Once you have cast on, you’ll relax and just settle into the rhythm and before you know it, you’ll have a finished hat! This is a great pattern for the young beginning knitter because all you have to know how to do is the basic knit stitch. Work the same stitch over and over, and then add in some simple finishing techniques, and your new knitter will have a finished product that they can be proud of.
Even the skilled knitter in the crowd will love having this pattern. It’s an easy go-to, perfect for charity knitting, quick Christmas gifts, or the easy travel knitting project.  Personalize Grandma’s Favorite Garter Stitch Hat with the recipient’s favorite colors or yarns—this is a very versatile pattern.
Grandma’s Favorite Garter Stitch Hat by Lion Brand 
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 20 in. (51 cm). Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.
Finished Length About 10 in. (25.5 cm)
- Lion Brand Nature’s Choice Organic Cotton Yarn; Berry Jam (2 balls)
- One pair straight knitting needles, US Size 9 (5.5mm)
- Tapestry needle
GAUGE: 15 stitches = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter stitch (knit every row).
Cast on 74 stitches.
Work in Garter stitch (knit every row) until piece measures about 10 in. (25.5 cm).
Bind off, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through last row and pull to gather. Knot securely.
Sew seam. Weave in ends.
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