Strawberry Shortcake Hat

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Strawberry Shortcake Hat Pattern


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Knitting: Strawberry Shortcake Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • crochet
  • knitting-in-the-round

Pattern Description:

I love the way this hat looks on the little ones. It's great any time of year. It covers the ears making it warm for cold months, but it's still pretty sassy for the warmer months too!

The main part of the hat is knit and the brim, bill and stem are crocheted.

Beading is the easiest thing ever! Instructions on how to add the beads are included (they are not strung on first. You will work them in as you knit.)

This project can easily be worked up in a day! As a bonus, instructions are also given in the pattern for striped legwarmers.


in stockinette st: 5 sts and 7.25 rows = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Circumference - 23.5 inches at widest
  • hatband circumference - 17.75 inches
  • Top to bottom of bill - 8.5 inches


  • US Size 5 16-inch circular and double pointed needles
  • Size G/6 (4mm) crochet hook
  • Size 9 (1.15mm) steel crochet hook for beading
  • Caron Simply Soft 100% acrylic yarn - 1 skein each of White, Limelight and Soft Pink
  • 28 bright pink plastic or pearl beads with 1/8" openings

About Designer

About Designer

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I have been knitting for 57 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 the round, and more important I hate to sew pieces together!

I have had many wonderful comments from knitters who have created items from my patterns and like their finished projects, but should ...

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