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Almost Spring Hat

from Lara Neel Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Almost Spring Hat
Almost Spring Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • m1
  • knit
  • purl
  • work in the round

Pattern Description:

It was not quite warm enough to go without a hat, but springtime was right around the corner (I hope)!

So, pull on this fun little hat, with a little hopeful tendril growing up and looking for the sun.

The hats are worked inside-out and in the round, to minimize both purls and finishing.


5 sts per inch in stockinette stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Baby and Adult Medium to Large.


  • Yarn: 1 skein of Encore Worsted Solids by Plymouth Yarn, 200 yds/183 m in 3.53 oz/100 g. 75% acrylic, 25% wool, in dark brown.
  • Needles: #8 (5.0 mm) needles, in whatever type you prefer for working small circumferences in the round, or size needed to achieve gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker.

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Encore Worsted Solids


dark brown

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