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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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Green Eyed Monster Hat

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Green Eyed Monster Hat
Green Eyed Monster Hat
Green Eyed Monster Hat
Green Eyed Monster Hat
Green Eyed Monster Hat
Green Eyed Monster Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • work in the round
  • pick up stitches
  • single crochet
  • basic increasing & decreasing

Pattern Description:

On this funky hat each spike is knit in the round at the top of the hat, one after the other. Eye pieces are knit separately and stitched to the front of the hat. A crocheted edge accents the brim and several of the spikes. Moms at the park will be green eyed over this one!


20 stitches and 30 rows per 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Circumference: 12 (14, 16, 17.5, 19.5) inches
  • Size: Newborn (0-6 months, 6-12 months, Toddler, Child)


  • 75 (95, 110, 130, 150) yards MC; scraps for A (shown brown), B (shown orange), C (shown green) worsted weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch markers, crochet hook

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