Owl Ways Hat
This cozy and practical hat, adorned with cute whimsy owl and fun tassels will keep your precious one in warmth and make passers-by smile. It is a quick and easy project with bulky yarn.
Also, see the matching Owl Ways Scarf
This hat was worked flat from the bottom. No need to shape earflaps, it simple covers your ears. Patten provides two options for the crown shape: knitted flat and in the round. DPNs are used for shaping crown but Magic Loop method could be substituted.
Toddler (Child S, Child M) Adult to fit a head circumference of 17½-19 (19½-21, 21-21½, 22-23)“ / 44-48 (49-52, 53-55, 56-58) cm
Approximately 110 (132, 148) 160 yds / 100 (120, 135) 150 m. or 2 (2, 3) 3 skeins of Phildar Partner 6 (50% Polyamide, 25% Acrylic, 25% Wool; 71 yds / 65 m = 50 gr) or and bulky yarn weight that will knit to gauge
US 9 / 5.5 mm straight needles and set of dpns or long circular for Magic Loop
If necessary, adjust needle size to obtain accurate gauge
2 stitch markers, 2 flat buttons ½” (1.5 cm) diameter, 1 flat heart shaped button, tapestry needle, crochet hook
15 sts and 20 rows over 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch on US 9 / 5.5 mm needles, before blocking
14 sts and 20 rows over 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch on US 9 / 5.5 mm needles, after blocking
Advanced beginner / Intermediate
Knit and purl, cable knitting, basic increases and decreases, knitting in the round (optional),
Both charted and written directions are included in the pattern.