This hat is made from a mitten chart I found in Magnificent Mittens by Anna Zilboorg. You can make a hat out of any mitten pattern. For an adult’s hat, you simply double the number of stitches and pattern repeats and knit the same length as you would for a mitten. Making a child’s hat from an adult mitten pattern is a little more complex. In this hat, I worked 3 repeats of the main pattern for the circumference and I worked for the full length. The hat will not pull down snugly on the top of the child’s head. Instead it will fold over on the top.
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Suggested yarn: Galway Worsted
Yarn weight: Worsted (9 wpi)
Gauge: US 7 – 4.5 mm
Needle size: US 7 – 4.5 mm
Yardage: 210 yards (192 m)
Sizes available: 16″ (child) or 21″ (adult) circumference