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Charlie's Sock Yarn Hat


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I originally made this hat because I had a half a skein of sock yarn leftover from a previous project. Little did I know it was to become "the hat" in the fleet of hats I'd knit for my son. He wore it everywhere; outside, inside, to bed at night. He even bargained to wear it in the bath tub. I've since knit him a couple more, and because I take any opportunity to buy sock yarn, I've knit one for just about every kid I know. It's fast, it's fun, and it's ever so cute. FINSHED MEASUREMENTS: 15 1/2 (17, 19, 20 1/2, 22, 24) in / 39.5 (42, 48, 52, 56, 61) cm BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl k2tog (decrease) kfb (increase) GAUGE 28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Newborn (baby, toddler, junior, adult small, adult large)

Supplies Needed

  • Yarn: 120 (160, 220, 285, 350, 425) yd / 110 (145, 200, 260, 320, 390) m of fingering weight yarn.
  • Needles: 16 in circular US 2 / 40 cm circular 3 mm
  • Needles: two 8 in / 20 cm double point needles of same size for kitchener stitch.

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Polka Dot Sheep
I"m a knitting obsessed LYS owner / knitwear designer with three kids and a house full of yarn.