Knit in the round with fingering weight yarn, the Knoppen Hat is named after the Dutch word meaning "buds." This knitting pattern PDF provides instructions for three sizes.
Sizes: S (M, L): 17.25 (19.5, 21.5) inches/44 (49, 53) cm circumference (unstretched); 8.75 (9.25, 9.75) inches/22 (23.5, 25) cm length. Will stretch to fit heads approximately 18-21 (20-23, 22-25) inches/46-54 (51-59, 56-64) cm circumference
Yardage: 185 (200, 225) yds/170 (183, 206) m fingering weight weight wool. Sample shown is the Large size and was knit with Dream in Color Smooshy Sock Weight [100% super wash merino wool; 450yd/411m per 4 oz/114g skein], in the Juliette's Blush color way
Needles: US #2/2.75mm 16-inch circular needle; US #4/3.5mm 16-inch circular needle and double-pointed needles
Gauge: 26 sts/36 rnds = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch on larger needle after blocking
Pattern difficulty: Advanced beginner
Skills required: Casting on, knit, purl, decreases, yarnovers, working in the round on a circular needle and on dpns.
Instructions: Written. Lace pattern is provided in line-by-line written instructions and a chart.
26 sts/36 rnds = 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch on larger needle after blocking
225 yards of Fingering weight
I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, ...
I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, Quince and Co., Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Knitty, Knotions, and Valley Yarns (WEBS).
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