Checkered Texture Topper

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Checkered Texture Topper Pattern


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Knitting: Checkered Texture Topper
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • working in the round
  • basic decreasing

Pattern Description:

This sweet little hat is a quick knit with a simple pattern. It's knit in the round, with decreases forming a pinwheel. Knit it in one color as shown,
or add a second color for alternating checkers! Row gauge is important to this design, as length is worked by adding rounds within the pattern. Sizing for hat implies stretching for a snug fit, size up if you prefer a roomier cap


22 sts and 32 rows per 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: Newborn (0-6 months, 6-12 months, Toddler, Child); Finished Circumference: 11.75(13, 14.5, 16, 17.5) inches; To Fit: 13.75(15, 16.5, 18, 19.5)


  • 90(100,112,125,140) yards dk weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 6(4 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch marker

About Designer

About Designer

Kate Oates on

Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When I Grow Up line is for those of us who are not tots, featuring a modern classic style. Kate also strives to add specifically to the growing body of knits for boys as she has three of her own! You can ...

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