Favorite Cap

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Favorite Cap Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • basic increasing & decreasing
  • knit
  • purl

Pattern Description:

This squishy textured hat will quickly become your favorite. Sized for all ages, mini ear flaps are knit first, then the cap is worked bottom
up seamlessly. Choose as many or few colors as you'd like, it's suited equally well for guys & gals. Featured in Newborn with the coordinating Favorite Blanket (pattern sold separately) and also shown in Child with a 3-color variation.


16 sts and 31 rows per 4 inches in Alternating Stockinette Stripes

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: Preemie(Newborn, Infant, Toddler)[Child, Adult Small, Adult Large]
  • Finished Circumference: 10(12, 14, 16)[18, 20, 22]"


  • Worsted weight yarn in 5(5, 6, 6)[6, 6, 6] colorways:
  • 10(10, 10, 15)[15, 15, 20, 20] yards A
  • 15(15, 15, 20)[20, 20, 20] yards each B, C & D
  • 15(20, 30, 45)[60, 75, 95] yards E
  • 0(0, 10, 10)[15, 15, 15] yards F
  • Size 7 (4.5 mm) 16" circular needles and set of DPNs

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Spud & Chloe Sweater

About Designer

About Designer

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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 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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