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Nina Machlin Dayton has been knitting, designing and teaching for over 35 years. Her first professional job was as a hand knitter for couturier designer Joan Vass in the early 1980s and she never ...

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Piccola Dolce Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Piccola Dolce Hat
Piccola Dolce Hat
Piccola Dolce Hat
Piccola Dolce Hat
Piccola Dolce Hat
Piccola Dolce Hat

Pattern Description:

Una piccola cosa dolce - Italian for a sweet little thing. Nothing too fancy, a hat simple enough to wear every day, but with a little something to set it apart: a sweet scalloped edging, like decorative icing on the edge of a small cake. A sweet little pattern to knit up quickly and wear with style.


20 sts and 28 rows to 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small (to fit head about 16 - 18"), Medium to fit head about 18 - 20"), and Large (to fit head about 20 - 22")


  • 160-200 yards DK weight yarn
  • Size 6 circular needles with a 16" cord
  • Size 7 circular needles with a 16" cord
  • Sizze 7 double pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

160 -200 yards of DK weight