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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 ...

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Dindy Beret

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Dindy Beret
Dindy Beret
Dindy Beret
Dindy Beret
Dindy Beret
Dindy Beret

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • work in lace pattern
  • work from a chart
  • work in the round
  • pick up stitches
  • basic increasing & decreasing

Pattern Description:

This is the first design in the "When I Grow Up" line by Tot Toppers. Same style, but for those that aren't tots.

A delicate leaf & lace brim sets off this hat for infants through adults. Brim for this hat is knit first in a strip, and then seamed. Stitches for hat body are picked up along brim edge and hat is worked from the bottom up. Directions included for two body options, one with a textured dot (featured) and another with crossover twists that lead into crown decreases. Sizing implies stretching for a snug fit, size up if you prefer a looser fitting cap.


19 stitches and 25 rows per 4 inches in stockinette; Rows 1-12 of Brim Pattern measure 2 inches in length.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Circumference: 15.25 (17.25, 19.25, 19.25) inches
  • Size: Infant (Toddler/Child, Adult, Adult Extra Slouchy)


  • 100 (130, 165, 200) yards worsted weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 7 (4.5 mm) 16" (Infant and Toddler/Child sizes) or 24" (Adult sizes) circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch markers

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