With this free knitting pattern you may make a Cat Hat in four sizes to fit Toddler, Child, Teen and Adult. This Cat Hat keeps you warm on those really cold days! Also the cat ears give this hat an adorable and attractive look.
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- US size 15 / 10 mm Double Pointed Needles and Circular Needle 16 in / 40.5 cm long
OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
- Stitch markers.
- Yarn needle.
SIZE AND FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Toddler – to fit head circumference: 19.0”/ 48 cm;
height: approx.6.5”/ 16.5 cm
Child – to fit head circumference: 21.5”/ 54.6 cm;
height: approx. 7.0”/ 18 cm
Teen/Adult – to fit head circumference: 22.5”/ 57 cm;
height: approx. 7.5”/ 19 cm
Adult – to fit head circumference: 24.0”/ 61 cm;
height: approx. 8.0”/ 20 cm
9 sts and 13 rows to 4”/10 cm over Stockinette Stitch,
Note: Be sure to check your gauge before starting to knit. If the gauge is larger, change to a smaller needle size, or work tightly. If it is smaller, change to a larger needle size, or work loosely.
- Instructions are written for the smallest size with changes for larger sizes given in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.
- For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to size that you’re making.
- Hat is worked in rounds from bottom to top.
- To avoid mistake(s), count stitches in each row when finished.
SEED STITCH PATTERN
Rnd 1: * K1, p1, rep from * across.
Rnd 2: P the k st, k the p st.
Rep Rnd 2 for Seed Stitch Pattern.
Cast on 40 (46, 50, 54) sts. Place marker for beginning of round, join to work in rounds, being careful not to twist the sts.
Work in Seed Stitch Pattern for 7 rounds.
Next Rnds: Work in Stockinette St (knit every round) until hat measures 6.5 (7.0, 7.5, 8.0)” / 16.5 (18, 19, 20) cm from cast on edge.
Flip the hat on WS. Divide the stitches in half onto two needles, and complete with 3-needle bind off.
Weave in ends and block, if desired.
approx – approximately; beg – beginning; dpn – double-pointed needle(s); k – knit; lp(oop(s); oz – ounce(s); p – purl; rem – remain/remaining; rep – repeat(s); Rnd(s)- round(s); RS – right side; sl – slip; st(s) – stitch(es); St st – Stockinette stitch; tog – together; WS – wrong side; () – work instructions between parentheses, in the place directed; * – repeat instructions following the single asterisk as directed; ” – inch(es);
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