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I am originally from Switzerland, but live in the US since ‘99. I have been knitting since I was about five years old and I mostly make my own designs and patterns. I started designing my own ...

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Hedgerow Jam Hat

from OwlCat Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Hedgerow Jam Hat
Hedgerow Jam Hat
Hedgerow Jam Hat
Hedgerow Jam Hat
Hedgerow Jam Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increases: m1, knit you knit into one stitch,
  • working in the round
  • working with 2 colors, stranded technique

Pattern Description:

This hat is named for the hedgerow bounty we would bring home from our weekend excursions. My Mom would cook the berries into a delicious jam that could sparkle just as red as the raspberries beckoning between the green leaves, or be dark and jewel toned when there were more blackberries in the mix.

Designed to match the Hedgerow Jam cowl (also available on Craftsy), it uses the same design elements but uses different techniques.

Worked in stranded color, the hat becomes nice and dense and is sure to keep your head toasty.

Slouchy version is shown in the pictures


20 sts = 4" on US #7 (4 1/2 mm) needles over stockinette
20 sts = 4" on US #9 (5 1/2 mm) needles over 2-color ribbing

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Sizes: Women's Medium (to fit a 21"/53 cm head)
  • Fitted (Slouchy): 20"/51 cm (22"/56 cm) unstretched circumference
  • Crown height (both styles): approx. 8"/20 cm


  • worsted weight yarn, about 80-90 yds each of 2 colors.
  • US size 7 (4 1/2 mm) 24" (cm) circulars, or size to obtain gauge
  • US size 9 (5 1/2 mm) for Berry Pattern and cast on

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: 1 buttons (7/8" to 1" dia/ 2cm to 2.5cm dia)

Suggested yarn:

180 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo 'Rios'


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