Owlness by Claire Slade


January 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockingette
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
One size to fit average size adult head
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Owlness is a fun, quick knit, perfect for using up some leftover sock yarn, total yardage does not include making the pompom, you’ll need an extra 65yds of 4ply / fingering weight yarn to make a 2.5” / 6cm pompom. A smaller sized hat can be made by using needles one or two sizes smaller.

Pattern includes written instructions with a colour chart for the owls.

This pattern has been fully tech edited.


To fit an average adult head, 21 - 23” / 53 - 59cm in circumference.


150yds / 137m main colour
50yds / 46m contrast colour

3mm / US2.5 short circular needle plus DPNs

Shown in Knit Picks Palette shades Cream (MC) and Fuschia (CC)