Japanese Olympic Inspired Hat

Yesterday I promised a set of new knitting patterns inspired by the Olympic Opening Ceremonies.  Here is the first hat is the series.

The Japanese entered the arena sporting neon orange snowsuits, but the hat is what caught my eye.  It is a simple navy blue hat with a decorative edge.  I did omit the large circle on the side (I assume representing the rising sun) and focused on the hat brim.

This classic beanie style hat would also work in a variety of different color options.  It is worked in the round from the brim up.

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