Masked Superhero and Burglar Hats by Sunshine Stewart

Masked Superhero and Burglar Hats

by Sunshine Stewart
Knitting
November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
98 - 164 yards (90 - 150 m)
1-2yr (3-6yr, youth/small adult, adult)
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Everything you need to release your inner superhero or henchman, this seamless circular pattern is worked from the bottom up and includes a choice of four sizes to fit both young and old alike. The brim can be folded up for use as a regular hat or down when your identity must remain unknown. So cozy they can be used every day or as part of a costume. Three hat styles include goodies and baddies for role playing fun. Charts for the letter A and lightning flashes are also provided for extra customisation.

Materials:
4mm / 6 US Double Pointed needles and circular needles
DK Yarn – Less than 50g total in your choice of colors.
Stitch Marker
Darning needle

Gauge: 6 stitches per inch or 24 x 36 = 4 inches of stockinette.

Sizes: 1-2yr (3-6yr, youth/small adult, adult)
Sizes are tough. Heads come in all different shapes and sizes and yarn of the same weight can have varying amounts of stretch. I have based my sizing on the heads in my family and friends. I’m no longer shy about whipping out my knitting and asking a random friend to try something on!
If using my gauge the size ranges should fit the following head circumferences

1-2yr – 17/18 inches (3-6yr – 19/20 inches, youth/small adult – 21/22 inches, adult – 23/24 inches)