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Kathy Sasser on craftsy.com
The California Mountains

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 ...

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The Happy Hat

from Patterns by Kathy
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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