PDF Knitting Pattern: Sock Hat

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NOTE: This is a PDF knitting pattern. Because it is digital, the sale is final; it cannot be returned and no refund can be issued.

My friend Laura wanted to knit a hat that was essentially a giant sock to put on her head. (Or, rather, the head of her sweet baboo.) She thought she’d seen such a pattern, but could not find one. So I decided to save her by writing the pattern she needed. The Sock Hat can be made in a variety of different yarns of different gauges, can be worked toe-up or cuff-down, and can also be made striped.

Techniques needed: knit, purl, m1 increase, ssk decrease, k2tog decrease. If you do cuff-down construction, then kitchener/grafting as well.

Also used: JMCO, JSSBO, short rows; links are given to tutorials for these techniques.

Pattern includes instruction for 8 gauges ranging from 2.5 st/in. to 5 st/in.

If you can make a sock, you can make this hat.