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For 30 years, I've been a Graphic Designer/Illustrator by day, and a Fiber Artist by night. (Sometimes very late at night.) I'm a self taught fiber nut

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ROFL Giraffe Hat Pattern

from ROFL Hat Factory
(6) Name: 'Knitting : ROFL Giraffe Hat Pattern
ROFL Giraffe Hat Pattern
ROFL Giraffe Hat Pattern
ROFL Giraffe Hat Pattern
ROFL Giraffe Hat Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Double Knit from Simple Chart Pattern
  • (KFB) Knit front & Back Increase
  • Make Pom Poms
  • Use DPN and Circular Needles

Pattern Description:

Let your children and friends walk tall with this adorable ROFL Giraffe Hat. Everyone will want one, so 3 sizes are included.

It's extra warm because its double knit. This is a simple and forgiving Double Knit Chart Pattern, no increases or decreases. Just enough to give you confidence to want to learn more about Double Knitting. Don't worry I've included instructions and web links to video tutorials if you need visual help.

The yarn is inexpensive, easy to substitute and available at most craft stores. So you can make plenty as gifts that everyone will ROFL for.
ROFL (Roll On the Floor Laughing) is my mission in knitting.


#6 Needles Stockinette Pattern:
1inch = 5 st x 7 rows
#8 Needles Double Knit Pattern:
1inch = 3.5 st x 5 rows

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Baby: 13"circm. (max stretch 15")Toddler: 16" circm. (max stretch 18")Adult: 20" circm. (max stretch 22")


  • LionBrand,Vanna'sChoice 100% Acrylic 100g/3.5oz 1 Ball Mustard (MC) Color #158 1 Ball Rust (CC) Color #135 1 Ball Beige (CC2) Color #123 (This should be enough to make 2 Small Hats)
  • #6 (US) DPN set of 4 (8" Length is preferred) #8 (US) 16" Cable
  • Buttons for eyes (2) 1-1/2" White Flat [Baby Hat: 1-1/4] (2) 7/8" Black Flat [Baby Hat: 5/8"] (2) 1/2" Orange Flat Poly Fiber Batting: (Small amount Approx. quart size plastic bag) Tapestry Needle Stich Markers Regular Sewing Needle and thread

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