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free knit hat pattern


POOF Santa Hat

designed and knit by Yuke Hong

One size fits all


Crystal Palace Bamboo circular needle 16", size 10-1/2
and 8" Crystal Palace Bamboo 10-1/2 double point needles

2 50 gr balls, 1 each :
POOF #204 (Natural White) and #3608 (Lacquer Red)

With Circular Needles, Cast on 50 stitches, holding a double strand of Poof Natural White and join sts being careful not to twist when joining. Working round, purl for 3" for hat band. Change to one strand of Poof Lacquer Red and knit in St st on 50 stitches for 7" for crown of hat.

Begin Dec rows as follows (when diameter gets too small for circular needles, change to the Double Point Needles.

Decrease rows:
Knit 8, k2 together to end
Knit 7 rows
Knit 7 k2 together to end
Knit 3 rows
Knit 6, k2 together to end
Knit 3 rows
Knit 5 k2 together to end
Knit 3 rows
Knit 4, k2 together to end
Knit 2 rows
Knit 3 k2 together to end
Knit 2 rows
Knit 2 k2 together to end
Knit 2 rows
Knit 1 k2 together to end
Knit 2 rows
Knit 2 together until 1 st remains

Make Poof pom pom for tip of hat and attach.

If a longer top is desired for the hat, buy one more ball of Poof and inc the number of knit rows between dec rows from 5 to 7 rows.

[See also Yuke's other version of this pattern in a
Fling+Cotton Chenille and Splash Santa Hat HERE
and a Holiday Hat in Cotton Chenille and Splash- HERE]

Copyright 2004 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

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Last revision of this page February 07, 2012