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I am a busy mom of two adorable children, Mikey (5 years old) and Anna (17 yo). I have been knitting for 26 years. Absolutely love it! During my second pregnancy I focused on designing baby knits. ...

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Hat with a Fancy Border

from Handknitsbyelena
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Hat with a Fancy Border
Hat with a Fancy Border

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yo, knit 2 together, skp ( slip 1, k1, pass the slipped stitch over the stitch you have just knitted)

Pattern Description:

This cute hat is made on circular needles and does not have a seam. The fancy border with eyelets and cable elements make this simple hat very charming.

Finished Measurements:

Hat Circumference: to fit a girl with the head circumference of 18"-20"
and a lady with the head circumference of 21"-23"

Hat Height: 7.25"-7.5" (8"-8.5")


4 sts per 1" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Available in two sizes: 2-3 years and adult


  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice 100% acrylic
  • or any other medium worsted #4 ( 10ply) yarn
  • US #9 (5.5mm) circular needles ( 16" long)
  • US #9 double-pointed needles ( a set of 4 or 5) to shape the crown
  • a marker
  • a tapestry needle
  • two small buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice 100% acrylic yarn


Pink or White