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My nana taught me to knit when I was 6 yrs old. I have since picked up and put down the needles a lot. I think I now have a firm grasp of them permanently. Lets say I'm hooked.

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Miska

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Knitting and Purling
  • Decreasing
  • Knitting in the round
  • Making Pom Pom's

Pattern Description:

A simple and cute hat ideal for a beginner.
Pattern calls for the brim to be knit straight with the stitches for the hat picked up later.
A set of pictures help with the pick up of the stitches from the middle top stitch.
Two pom poms acting as ears make it super cute for children and adults alike.

Miska Moushka Mickey Mouse!
Can you tell I have a 3 year old?
This hat reminds my boyfriend of a mouse. It is super cute though. "Miska" is the word for "mouse" translated to Slovenian.


20 sts / 22 rows = 4 inches (stocking stitch)
20 sts / 34 rows = 4 inches (garter stitch)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 16 - 20 inches (Toddler / Child)
  • (20 - 24 inches (Teen / Adult)
  • 40.5 - 51 (51 - 61) cm


  • 1 Size 6mm / USA 10 circular needle
  • 1 set size 5mm / USA 8 DPN's

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 Stitch Marker
  • 1 yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Stylecraft Special DK



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