Hunter by tincanknits


September 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
US 8 - 5.0 mm
100 - 200 yards (91 - 183 m)
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hunter - by Tin Can Knits

Pine scent and pompoms! Babies are always cute in cables and pompoms, this hat makes good use of both. The pattern includes sizes for the whole family so don’t stop at just one! Hunter, the hat’s namesake, loves to be dressed in fashionable little knits while wandering the forests of British Columbia with her Dad.

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Pattern Info

Newborn (Baby, Child, Adult)
Head circumference: 13” (14.5”, 16”, 20”)

Worsted / Aran Weight yarn
100 (150,175,200) yds
samples shown in Madelinetosh Vintage in ‘grove’ and ‘fig’, and SweetGeorgia Superwash Worsted in ‘ginger’ and ‘cayenne’

18 sts / 4” in stockinette stitch

US #8 / 5mm (or as required to meet gauge);
double points and or circulars as desired

Cable needles, darning needles, pompom maker (optional)

Helpful Tutorials
Knitting in the round on circulars
Knitting in the round on double pointed needles

Abbreviations, techniques, and other Tin Can Knits designs can be found at


Newborn and child size should read:
repeat rounds 1-3 once more then proceed to decreases.
(instead of repeating just rounds 1 and 2)

Chart A: Newborn/Child
Chart B: Baby/Adult