Loom Band Hat
This hat is a quick and fun way to incorporate colour and texture into your knits.
Loom bands are taking over my house. My daughter has little stashes of them in various places. It’s nowhere near as bad as my own tiny yarn problem, but they do seem to turn up everywhere. I found one in the potted plant yesterday!
They are a lot of fun though, and don’t they come in such mad colours? I had an idea to incorporate them into my knitting and came up with this hat pattern. I have also created a video showing you how to knit loom bands into your projects.
To fit head circumference: 15.25 (18, 20.75, 22, 25.25)in/39 (45.5, 52.5, 56, 64.5)cm
Actual circumference: 13.25 (16, 18.75, 20, 23.25)in/34 (40.5, 47.5, 51, 59.5)cm
Height (not including pom pom): 5.25 (6, 6.5, 7.5, 8.5)in/13.5 (15, 16.5, 19, 21.5)cm
Kingcraig Fabrics Lambswool/Silk (Aran; 75% lambswool, 25% silk; 219yds/200m/100g cakes)
Cornflower blue 1 x 100g cake
Needles and Accessories
1 set 4.5mm (UK 7/US 7) circular needles or DPNs
1 set 5mm (UK 6/US 8) circular needles or DPNs
6 (7, 8, 7, 8) stitch markers
1 pack approx. 300 loom bands
18 sts and 34 rows to 4in/10cm over stocking stitch on larger needles