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Hello! Thanks for visiting my profile! My name is Lauren and I have a passion for fashion and knitting. I have been knitting since I was 9, and working as a fashion designer in NYC since ...

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'Owl Be There' Family of Animal Hats

from Girly Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : 'Owl Be There' Family of Animal Hats
'Owl Be There' Family of Animal Hats
'Owl Be There' Family of Animal Hats
'Owl Be There' Family of Animal Hats
'Owl Be There' Family of Animal Hats
'Owl Be There' Family of Animal Hats

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Use a circular needle
  • Use double-pointed needles
  • Decrease

Pattern Description:

"Owl Be There" is a hat that will be there for you when it's cold to warm up your ears, to make you smile when you have tears, and for when you need a big knitted ear to listen to your fears. Through thunder and lighting, blizzards and wind, "Owl Be There" will be there through thick and thin. "Owl Be There" needn't only be an Owl, it can be a cat, or a bear, or a mouse if you dare! Let your creativity reign with your choice of colors and yarn, if you need inspiration, head to the barn!

This hat includes instructions for all ages, and is completely customizable! Pattern includes instructions for 2 different gauges of super bulky weight yarn, 3 eye options, 2 ear options (rounded and pointed), and a bow!

All pieces of this hat are knitted and worked seamlessly using a circular needle and double-pointed needles. This hat could be made into many animals, I have provided examples of a bear-owl, an owl, and a cat. I look forward to seeing what creative ideas you come up with!

This pattern is suitable for a beginner knitter. The pattern includes all abbreviations used, and a resource section at the end with links to photo tutorials of techniques used to make the hat.


"Owl Be There" is part of the "Color Me Cute" Accessories Collection, a collection of 5 super cute Girly Knits patterns for only $14! You can find the collection in my Girly Knits pattern store.

♥ I sincerely care about my customers and am happy to answer any questions you have and to help you through my patterns! I want you to love your finished project and enjoy it in the process! If there is anything I can do, please send me an e-mail at girlyknits@gmail.com ♥


Thick & Quick:
10 sts and 14 rows = 4" in St st

Cozy Wool:
11 sts and 16 rows = 4" in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Baby-Adult Large (16-24" head circumference)


  • US 10.5 (6.5mm) 16" circular needle
  • US 10.5 (6.5mm) double-pointed needles (set of 5)
  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick
  • or Loops & Threads Cozy Wool

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 large black buttons (optional-the ones I used are 35mm)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle and thread
  • Stitch holder
  • Stitch marker