Bulky Braids and Tassels Hat and Purse

from Carolyn Doe Designs

Bulky Braids and Tassels Hat and Purse Pattern


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Knitting: Bulky Braids and Tassels Hat and Purse
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • sewing a seam
  • casting on
  • binding off

Pattern Description:

This is just plain fun to knit....and wear! Fast and easy, too.
It is a simple shape with the tassels and braids knit into the design.
One seam for the back and another to close the top (or bottom if it a purse). Only the purse is felted.


3.5 sts / 5.5 rows = 1",


  • Bulky wt. wool recommended.
  • Suggested yarn: Brown Sheep Lambs Pride Bulky, 15% mohair, 85% wool. 4 oz.
  • Hat: 1 skein of MC and 1 skein of color CC.
  • Purse: 1 skein of MC and 1 skein of CC.
  • Hat and Purse: 2 skeins of MC and 1 skein of CC.
  • 24" Circular needle in US10. Even though both the hat and purse are knit flat, you want the length of the circular needle.

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

Carolyn Doe on craftsy.com

I grew up surrounded by a family that appreciates art and crafts. I first learned to sew. Then embroider. Then, reluctantly, knitting.
I knit every day. and it has been 30 years.
I also am a batik on silk artist. Something I have been playing with for over 20 years. And while I have never taken a class I have invented my own personal style.
You can see my artowrk at: ...

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