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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When ...

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Sweet 'n Sour Apple Hat

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sweet 'n Sour Apple Hat
Sweet 'n Sour Apple Hat
Sweet 'n Sour Apple Hat
Sweet 'n Sour Apple Hat
Sweet 'n Sour Apple Hat
Sweet 'n Sour Apple Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cabling
  • working from multiple charts
  • working in the round
  • picking up stitches
  • basic increases & decreases

Pattern Description:

This comfy design will keep infants through adults warm and toasty! Ear flaps are knit first, and then worked in the round during cast on. Cable design is primarily charted, though decreases are written line by line. Front and back panels are unique, and tassels are created after the hat is knit. Hat is finished with ribbing around brim edges.


21 sts and 29 rows over 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: Infant(Toddler/Child, Adult Woman, Adult Man); Finished Circumference: 16(17.5, 19, 21) inches; To Fit: 17(18.5, 20, 22) inches


  • 175(205, 235, 260) yards worsted weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 7(4.5 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, Size 5(3.75 mm) set of 5 DPNs, cable needle, 5 stitch markers

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