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I have been knitting for 59 years and since the grandchildren arrived have been knitting daily. I decided I wanted to create easy predominantly seamless knitting projects because I love knitting in ...

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Sew Cute Child's Knitted Character Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sew Cute Child's Knitted Character Hat
Sew Cute Child's Knitted Character Hat
Sew Cute Child's Knitted Character Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • k2tog

Pattern Description:

I wanted to create a hat with hair sort of a combination of a rag doll and the character Lalaloopsy for girls ages 3-7. Because of the buttons, I don't recommend it for younger ages.

Most of the hat, except for the ribbing, uses yarn that is doubled, so the hat should be quite warm during cold months ahead in the northern hemisphere!

This is a great yarn stash-busting project, so search through your growing yarn collection before running out to buy more! Go crazy with the hair and make it some funky color!!


3.5 sts and 5.75 rounds = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3-4 yrs circumference 17 inches, length 7.5 inches
  • 5-7 yrs circumference 17 inches, length 8 inches


  • 60 yds worsted weight yarn - skin color desired
  • 150 yds worsted weight yarn - hair color desired
  • U.S. Size 8 16-inch circular needle
  • U.S. Size 8 double pointed needles - optional

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 buttons - 1 to 1.25 inch
  • crochet hook - any size
  • 2 hair bows (on barrettes optional)
  • blunt needle
  • sewing needle and thread

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Caron Simply Soft