Meow Cat Hat by Rena Greyson

Meow Cat Hat

January 2014
yarn held together
+ Sport
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
364 - 400 yards (333 - 366 m)
xs (12"/30.5cm); s (14.5"/37cm); m (18"/45.5cm); l (22"/56cm)
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The Meow Cat hat is ready for your roaming! Super cozy hat provides warm comfort against chilly days and nights. Cute cat ears top the fitted hat that also features ear flaps, and braids. Sister hat to Foxy Business.

The finished hat fits heads approximately 12” to 24” (30.5cm - 61cm) in circumference. The hat can be knit in one of several sizes xs (s , m, l). Model wears size l. When one number is given, it applies to all sizes. When 4 numbers are given, the first is for size xs (12” / 30.5cm), the second for size s (14.5” / 37cm hat), the third for size m (18” / 45.5cm hat) and the fourth for size l (22” / 56cm hat). Note that the fabric stretches easily.

Skill Level:
Intermediate - Long tail cast on, backward cast on, yarn held double, knit st, purl st, placing st markers, working in the round, stockinette fabric, ribbing, decreases, bind off, sewing, backstitch, braiding, weaving in ends.

Yarn and Gauge:
The original pattern calls for fingering weight yarn held double (182yds / 166m) per skein - two skeins are required of main colour. Scrap yarn is needed for the contrasting colour for the ears. The fingering weight yarn can be substituted with worsted weight yarn if you prefer, approximately 225yds / 205m required.

Tech editor:
Katherine Vaughan. The Meow Cat Hat has been test knitted.

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