Felted Wizard and Princess Hats (archived)
From the DIYNetwork.com’s Knitty Gritty pattern notes:
“Knit and felt a special hat for your favorite little wizard or princess.”
From “Knitty Gritty” episode DKNG-405:
“Knitting expert Beverly Galeskas joins Vickie Howell to share a bit of knitting magic. Her felted wizard and princess hats are sure to thrill any child -- and they’ll provide hours of make-believe fun for boys and girls alike. Both hats are created from the same basic pattern, with only the colors and trims changing to suit the styles.”
small amount of gold or yellow fiber
star-shaped cookie cutter for template (optional)
piece of thick foam to work on
1/2 yd. sheer fabric for veil
Unfelted: 13 sts = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch (change needle size if necessary to maintain this gauge).
Felted: 16-18 sts = 4” (10 cm) (will vary with the amount of felting).