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I was taught to knit by my mother in my teens in the '70's and I quickly went from that to cross stitch and then needlepoint.

Life goes on to a full time job, marriage, a child and then in ...

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Calico Cat Hat

from Sheila Zachariae
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Calico Cat Hat
Calico Cat Hat
Calico Cat Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This is an advanced beginner or better pattern. You will need to know the knit stitch, knit 2 stitches together, knitting in the round on double pointed needles.
  • You will need to know simple embroidery as the nose and whiskers are optional

Pattern Description:

I'm not sure there is anything cuter than an animal hat! Ok, maybe a baby wearing one! You don't have to make yours in the calico ombre!

Try a black cat with white or red ears! A white cat with pink ears!

Do you have a cat at home? Make one to look like him or her! The face is optional too!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • newborn (1-6 mos, 6-12 mos, 1-2 yrs, 2 yrs and older)


  • US size 7 circular needles 16"
  • US size 7 double pointed needles. You will need 4.
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Cotton yarn 153 yds/135m 30z/85gms Scrap yarn in black is optional for the nose and whiskers. Any medium weight (4) yarn will work

You Will Also Need:

  • Scrap yarn in black for the optional nose and whiskers