Heart Hat by Knitted Gems
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Heart Hat

January 2007
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in Heart cable pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
100 - 300 yards (91 - 274 m)
This pattern is available for $4.00.

The Heart Hat is knit on circular needles for the majority of its construction. Not only does that mean there is no sewing of seams involved, it also means that you don’t have to switch over to the double pointed needles until the last few inches. The pattern is kept easy by the crown decreases taking place after the last heart repeat is completed.

The embroidering of the hearts – well, that’s where the fun comes in. Looking for a quick reward? Don’t embroider the hearts at all; wear it as is. Want to turn it up a notch? Embroider the hearts in a mess of different colors and yarns.

Sizes: Baby, Toddler, Child, and Woman

Finished Measurements:
Baby: Head circumference measures 14 in./35.6 cm and length measures 6 in./15.2 cm.
Toddler: Head circumference measures 16 in./40.6 cm and length measures 7.75 in./19.7 cm.
Child: Head circumference measures 18 in./45.7 cm and length measures 9.25 in./23.5 cm.
Woman: Head circumference measures 20 in./50.8 cm and length measures 10.75 in./27.3 cm.

Alpaca wool, worsted weight, by White Horse Farm (handspun yarn). Two (2, 3, 3) 100-yard balls.

Materials: Cable needle and Place markers (8 markers of one color and 1 marker of a different color).

Recommended Knitting Skill level: Easy.