Hat Knitting Pattern - HFS Original - Downloadable PDF
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Punctuation matters. Leave the comma out of the name of this pattern and it is an ode to a popular romantic comedy, (and perhaps a cheesy 70’s cartoon series). Put the comma in, however, and it’s a celebration of love in all of its varied forms and permutations.
I’ve chosen to write this pattern for a beanie style hat with 4 ply yarn, but there are notes on page 4 of the pattern for a slouchy DK version as well as some suggestions for achieving a wider range of sizes.
The colourwork itself is not difficult – you will be working with just two colours in each round.
There is a lot of room for exploring the use of colour. You could pair more traditional colours or go for a little less contrast or use a variegated or speckled yarn for the contrast colour. You can see some examples of these types of variations on my Ravelry page, (highfibrediet).
Top your hat off with a fun pom pom or wear it without one. Make a big, small, or in between yarn pom pom or use a faux fur or alpaca fur pom pom…make it your own!
NOTE: This is a downloadable PDF pattern and you will be sent an email with the link to download when your purchase is completed. You will NOT receive a print version of the pattern, however you will be able to easily print it yourself from the download.
- Toddler/Adult (fits up to 20/23” head); brim is 16/18” unstretched; 7/ 8.5” tall
- Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
- Techniques: Two colour stranded knitting, knitting in the round
You Will Need:
- 1 Main Colour (25/35g) and 1 Contrast Colour (15/25g)
- 16" circular or DPNs in sizes US3/3.25mm for brim and US4/3.5mm for body
- DPNs in size US4/3.5mm for crown
- Stitch marker and tapestry needle
- Optional: Yarn or Faux Fur Pom Pom