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HandKnitByCara on craftsy.com
Mt. Brydges, Ontario, Canada

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 ...

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Cute as a Button Elf hat

from Hand Knit By Cara
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cute as a Button Elf hat
Cute as a Button Elf hat
Cute as a Button Elf hat
Cute as a Button Elf hat
Cute as a Button Elf hat
Cute as a Button Elf hat

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