The Happy Hat

from Kathleen Dianne

The Happy Hat Pattern


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The Happy Hat The Happy Hat

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on, bind off, knit, purl, ssk, two stranded knitting

Pattern Description:

People who have seen this new hat pattern tell me that it makes them feel happy. I think it's the bright and mulitple colors that just seem to lift one's spirits when they see it!

A chart is included showing the colors that were used in the sample hat, but use whatever colors of leftovers that you have on hand to truly make the hat all your own.


5.5 sts and 7.5 rows = 1 inch in St st in the round

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size fits most adults


  • 11 colors of worsted weight yarn - various amounts of leftovers

You Will Also Need:

  • U.S. size 6 (4.0 mm) dp needles and 16" circular needle

Suggested yarn:

203 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220 Worsted


11 bright colors of your choice

About Designer

About Designer

Kathleen Sasser on
Kathleen Dianne
by Kathleen Sasser
The California Mountains
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I began knitting when I was about 9 or 10 years old and totally love it! I've had the pleasure of having numerous designs published and somewhere in there managed to receive my Master Knitter certification through TKGA.

My family and I live in the Tehachapi Mountains totally off the electrical grid. We have a 3K wind turbine, 32 backup batteries, 1 large diesel generator and our own well. ...

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