sts = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
[Knitty's list of standard abbreviations can
be found here]
Cast on 46 stitches.
Row 1 [WS]: Purl 1 row.
Row 2 [RS]: Work in stockinette stitch,
starting with a knit row, until the work is
4" tall. End after a wrong-side row.
For Version 2 hat only:
Work in kiwi green until hat is 3" tall.
Change to ultramarine and work remaining 1".
For all versions:
Slip first 23 stitches onto a third double-point
Fold wrong sides together and bind off all stitches
using a three-needle bind off.