Innocent Smoothies Big Knit Hats - Alphabet Hats Alphabet Hats

Using 4mm needles cast on 28 stitches
Purl 2 rows
Knit 1 row

Continue in SS and work the 9 row letter block. 

The letters vary in width and are outlined with red, blue or green on the pattern below:
ABCDGHKMNOQRUVWXY are all 9 stitches wide. EFJLPSTZ are all 7 stitches wide. 
I is 5 stitches wide.

For letters that are:
9st wide, work 10st and then start on the block.
7st wide, work 11st and then start on the block.
5st wide, work 12st and then start on the block.

SS 4 further rows
(K2 tog) repeat to end
(P2 tog) repeat to end
B & T tightly
Join the row ends together and add a pom pom to match the colour of the letter.
How to make a pom pom.

Alphabet Hats: Work 10 then the block      Work 11 then the block     Work 12 then the block