Cute as a Button Elf hat

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Cute as a Button Elf hat Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knowledge of basic knitting stitches
  • Knitting with circular needles
  • Knitting with double pointed needles
  • Ability to make an I-cord

Pattern Description:

I have been working with this pattern for years, constantly tweaking the colour rows and finishing touches. Now, I have finally put my favourite version of it down on paper. I hope you enjoy knitting with this pattern as much as I have.

Terms of Use: Please do not sell this pattern or redistribute without my permission. You may not claim the patterns as your own, post it on a website or email it. You do have my permission to sell the items you create using this pattern on Etsy or other such websites.

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20st and 26 rows = 4" square on 4.5mm needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn-3, 3-6 and 6-12 month size


  • Worsted weight yarn (1 ball total, divided between 2 to 8 colours)
  • 5mm dpn
  • 5mm circular needle (16")
  • Pom-pom maker (optional)
  • Buttons (optional)
  • Darning needle

About Designer

About Designer

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Hand Knit By Cara
by HandKnitByCara
Mt. Brydges, Ontario, Canada
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In addition to being a mother of two and a supply teacher, I am also an avid knitter. It is very rare that I will go more than a day without knitting something! On those days you will probably find me spinning yarn instead :)

When writing each pattern, my goal has been to write it so that it is easy for even the most beginner of knitter to follow. If you ever have problems with a pattern ...

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