Crazy Cat Hat by Solène Le Roux

Crazy Cat Hat

September 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
250 - 300 yards (229 - 274 m)
16.5 (22)” hat circumference unstreched. Shown in 22"
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I’m a big cat lover, they are an everyday comfort and support, and a constant source of inspiration. So this hat is a tribute to all cats and their cute, crazy face! It’s a very fun knit, and a cute accessory to wear as a pop of color on your head with any outfit. Besides, it will put a smile on everyone’s face!

Keep up with Crazy Cat Hat on social media with #crazycathat !

Finished Size 7 3/4 ” across (15.5” around tube) width, 52.5” long.

Finished Size 16.5 (22)” hat circumference unstreched.

Yarn Knit Picks Swish DK, 100% Superwash Merino Wool; 123yds/50g: 26060, Rouge (MC), 2 skeins; 24064, White (CC1), 1 skein; 24045, Coal (CC2), 1 skein; 26061, Honey (CC3), 1 skein.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16″ circular (cir). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; pompom maker (optional).

Gauge 22 sts and 19 rows = 4″ (10 cm) in stranded St st on size 5 needles.

Notes Don’t be afraid if you’ve never knitted with more than 2 colors at a time. When the cat heads come to light, you’ll realise it’s not more complicated. Just keep your skeins organized, be careful to carry your strands loosely inside your work and to maintain a consistent tension. I advise you to make a large swatch of a few cat heads before getting started.