Birdie Hat by Suzanne Frary

Birdie Hat

November 2008
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
3.25 mm (D)
150 yards (137 m)
One size fits most adults and teens
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Birdie is a trim hat with a petite brim. It is knit in the round from the bottom. On top, the cables twirl together in a sunburst design. Just like the classic baseball caps which inspired it, Birdie is topped off with a button.

Made from lightweight yarn, you won’t have to wait for cold weather to wear Birdie. Knit it in a luxurious silk and merino blend, or choose an affordable soft acrylic. Birdie also looks great as a beanie. Instructions for a brimless version are included at the end of the pattern.

Size: One size fits most teens and adults. Finished hat at bottom band, before brim is attached, is 14.25 in, after brim is attached, 17.5 in. Hat will comfortably stretch up to about 23 in. The brim is 1.75 in deep by 5.5 in wide.