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Hello, I'm Anne Kuo Lukito. I'm a hand-knitting designer and my works have been published in many books and top magazines, such as Knitty, Interweave Knits, Knitscene and Twist Collective,. I've also ...

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Amelia Earhart

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart also shown: Eleanor Roosevelt
Amelia Earhart also shown: Eleanor Roosevelt
Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart contact sheet showing pattern pages
Amelia Earhart also shown: Eleanor Roosevelt

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic shaping
  • Seaming

Pattern Description:

Even though she is most famous for being the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and for her mysterious disappearance, Amelia Earhart (July 24, 1897 - missing July 2, 1937) was a true pioneer in many fields, both as an aviator and as a woman. She set a staggering array of aviation records, authored best-selling books and founded an organization for female pilots. She accomplished all this in a time when women had few rights and even less career options.

Amelia Earhart is worked flat then seamed together with the shirred panel. Stitches for the visor are then picked up from the brim and worked in the round. Instructions for several different accessories will allow you to personalize and change the the look of your hat.

(Sample shown worked in size M using ShiBui Knits Sock (100% superwash merino, 1.75 oz/ 50 g, 191 yds/ 175 m); color: periwinkle, 2 skeins.)


30 sts and 44 rows = 4"/ 10cm in St st with larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Toddler (Child/X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large)
  • Finished Head Circumference: 16.75 (18.75, 19.25, 20.5, 21.25, 22.75)"/ 42.5 (47.5, 49, 52, 54, 57.5)cm, fits heads up to 2"/ 5cm larger than finished size
  • Height: 5.25 (5.75, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.25)"/ 53.5 (63.5, 63.5, 68.5, 73.5, 79)cm


  • Approximately 215 (265, 270, 325, 350, 390)yds/ 197 (242, 247, 297, 320, 357) m of fingering weight yarn
  • US 2/ 2.75 mm needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US 2/ 2.75 mm needles for working small circumferences, or size to obtain gauge
  • US 1/ 2.25 mm needle, or 1-2 sizes smaller than larger needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Darning needle
  • Stabilizer for visor
  • Stitch markers
  • Removable stitch markers (optional)

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