Jester Hat by Woolly Wormhead
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Jester Hat

February 2006
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
195 yards (178 m)
This pattern is available for free.

A pattern-cum-recipe for a novel Hat using simple M1 increases for the jester points. Includes instructions for 1, 2 & 3 point versions as well as how to alter for different sizes.

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Pattern updated 19/06/14 - please download the latest version!

195yd/178m/100g Heavy Aran or Chunky weight, single or multi-ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 5mm/UK6/US8 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

17 sts x 22 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over St.St.

Pattern is given for typical adult women’s size, approximately 21 inches. However, armed with a gauge swatch and measurements of the person the Hat is intended for, you can adjust this pattern accordingly to suit your tastes. Just remember to allow for negative ease i.e. make the Hat an inch or two smaller than the head measurement for a snug fit.

Sample details
Shown in BabyLongLegs organically Farmed Merino (195yd/178m per 100g; 100% Merino)
Shown on model with 22in/56cm circumference head.

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, 3-needle bind-off OR Kitchener stitch

Published 2006
Product code: WW019FJesterHat