Quick-Knit Hat by Cynthia Spencer

Quick-Knit Hat

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This pattern gives detailed instructions aimed at beginning knitters who know only how to cast on and do a knit stitch. If you have knit a scarf, you will be able to make a hat from this pattern!

Note that there are two versions of this pattern when you buy it. There is a full (learning) version, and an abbreviated version. Download the abbreviated one once you know how to knit a hat.

Skills taught in this pattern:
This pattern has step-by-step photos with much detail. It will show you….

  • How to use circular needles.
  • How to join in a circle without twisting.
  • How to use double-pointed needles.
  • How to knit two stitches together.
  • The visual difference between the front and back of the fabric.
  • How to join yarn if you run out.
  • How to weave in yarn.

Really Clear Skill Rating:
Level 0: You know how to cast on, bind off, knit, and possibly purl. You may have made a garter-stitch scarf or two. It is time for a first “real” project.

8-page pattern

You can use worsted weight, bulky weight, or super-bulky yarn to make this hat.

If you would like a shorter version of this pattern without photographic instructions, download the “brief” version.