Fascination Hat

from Knits By Jo

Fascination Hat Pattern


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Knitting: Fascination Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Girls, Boys



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • decreasing
  • slipping stitches
  • YO

Pattern Description:

Fascination Hat has a braided appearance that is created by cleverly placed slipped stitches. The textured look is completed with a corded rib brim.

The hat is knit in the round from the brim up and is designed for 8 ply (DK) weight yarn.

It is knit with negative ease and fits the head snugly. There is an option given in the pattern for making the hat longer, if completely covering the ears is required.

Materials: 55 (65, 75) grams, 100 (120, 140) m / 110 130, 150 yds of 8 ply (DK) yarn.

To fit head sizes: 51 (56, 61) cm, 20 (22, 24) inches
Finished brim size: 36 (38, 41) cm, 14 (15, 16) inches
Finished length: 16 (18, 20) cm, 6 1/4 (7, 7 3/4) inches

The pattern comes with written instructions and charts for both the corded rib and braid patterns.


22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in braid pattern (slightly stretched)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • to fit head circumference: 51 (56, 61)cm, [20 (22, 24)"]


  • Approx. 110-150 yards (100-140 m) Madelinetosh Tosh DK (8ply) yarn
  • US # 5 (3.75mm) & US # 7 (4.50mm) circular needles, or DPNs

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker
  • yarn needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madelinetosh Tosh DK



About Designer

About Designer

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My grandmother taught me to knit when I was 8, some 40 years later I still love it.

There's just something about being able to use yarn and needles, to create something beautiful and useful.

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