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Rena Greyson is an independent knitwear designer.

She has been an avid knitter for over ten years. Rena’s design influences arise from working at the Design Museum, London, UK with contemporary ...

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Foxy Business Hat

from The Red Fox and Gown
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Foxy Business Hat
Foxy Business Hat
Foxy Business Hat
Foxy Business Hat
Foxy Business Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • long tail cast on, backward cast on, yarn held double, knit st, purl st, placing st markers, working in the round, stockinette fabric, ribbing, decreases, bind off, sewing, backstitch, braiding, pom pom making, weaving in end

Pattern Description:

The Foxy Business hat is ready for your woodland or urban adventures, wherever your business takes you! Super cozy hat provides warm comfort against chilly winter days and nights. Elegant fox ears top the fitted hat that also features ear flaps, braids and pompoms.


20 sts per 4" (10cm) and 24 rows per 4" (10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The finished hat fits heads approximately 12" to 24" (30.5cm - 61cm) in circumference. The hat can be knit in one of several sizes xs (s , m, l). Model wears size l.


  • US 8 (5mm) circular needles, 16" (40cm) length, or size to match gauge
  • US 8 (5mm) double pointed needles (dpns)
  • US 7 (4.5mm) double pointed needles (dpns)
  • Garnstudio DROPS Alpaca (182 yards / 166 metres; 1.8oz / 50g - per skein), 2 skeins in Rust for main colour (alternatively use Grey for a silver fox), 1 skein Cream and 1 skein Charcoal colourways, held double while knitting; or
  • Approximately 225yd / 200m or 4oz. / 110g in Rust colour of substitute yarn (1 skein per colour in worsted / 10 ply weight), 50yd / 46m or approx. 1 oz. / 28g each of Cream and Charcoal that meets gauge requirements.

You Will Also Need:

  • 4 St markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors
  • Waste yarn
  • Cardstock / cardboard (for making pom poms)

Suggested yarn:

275 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Garnstudio DROPS Alpaca


Rust; Cream: Charcoal