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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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Ollie Hat

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ollie Hat
Ollie Hat
Ollie Hat
Ollie Hat
Ollie Hat
Ollie Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • cabling
  • stranded colorwork
  • basic decreasing

Pattern Description:

This cap features a twist here and a zig zag there. Its worked bottom up in the round with a cabled rib brim and minimal stranded colorwork for the chevrons. Shown fitted in 6 months
(yellow) on Beckett and with room to grow on Oliver in Toddler (teal) with their matching Ollie Rompers (pattern sold separately).


20 sts and 27 rows per 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: Preemie(Newborn, 3 months, 6 months, Toddler)Child, Adult Small, Adult Large
  • Finished Circumference: 9.5(11.25, 12.75, 14.5, 16)17.5, 19.25, 20.75 inches
  • To Fit: 11(13, 14.75, 16.5, 18.5)20.25, 22, 24 inches


  • Yarn: 25(35, 50, 55, 65)80, 100, 125 yards A and 20(25, 30, 50, 55)65, 70, 75 yards B worsted weight yarn
  • Tools: Size 6(4 mm) 16" circular needles, size 7(4.5 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch marker

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Anzula For Better or Worsted

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