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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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Trail Cap

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Trail Cap
Trail Cap
Trail Cap
Trail Cap
Trail Cap

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • working in the round
  • basic increasing & decreasing
  • working on DPNs

Pattern Description:

This adorable pattern set includes two projects, the girly Butterfly Trail Cap and the unisex Bumblebee Trail Cap. Instructions for ladybug embellishment are also included. Both projects are based with a simple hat design. Embellishments are knit separately and then stitched to the hat alongside the trail.


20 stitches and 26 rows per 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: Newborn(3 months, 6 months, Toddler, Child)
  • Finished Circumference: 11.25(12.75, 14.5, 16, 17.5)"
  • To Fit: 13(14.5, 16.5, 18, 20)"


  • Yarn: 70(80, 90, 100, 110) yards worsted weight yarn, and a variety of scraps (preferably dk weight) for embellishments

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 7 (4.5mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, set of size 4 (3.5 mm) DPNs, stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

110 yards of Worsted weight

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