Snuggly Sheep Hat by Sarah Gomez

Snuggly Sheep Hat

Knitting
April 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Loopy Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
200 - 220 yards (183 - 201 m)
Adult (fits teens, too)

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The Snuggly Sheep Hat is fun to knit, and even more fun to wear. It bridges the gap between playful and practical, and would be just the thing to wear to a knitting or fiber festival. The hat shown here is made of cream-colored yarn, but you could use whatever color you want to give your sheep a totally unique look!

Yarn:
• Worsted weight (#4), in cream. Shown here: Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 Heathers (100% wool; 220 yd 200 m/3.5 oz 100 g per skein) 9600 antiqued heather (MC), 1 skein.
• Worsted weight (#4), in pink. Shown here: Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 (100% wool; 220 yd 200 m/3.5 oz 100 g per skein) 4146 persimmon (CC), 1 skein.
• Scraps of black yarn

Other materials:
• Size 6 US (4.00 mm) 16 inch circular needle and set of dpns or size to obtain gauge
• Size 5 US (3.75 mm) set of dpns
• Tapestry needle
• Toy stuffing
• Scissors
• Stitch marker

Gauge: 19 sts by 28 rnds = 4 inches in loopy stitch on 6 US (4.00 mm) needles

Finished size: To fit average adult head.
Approximate unstretched circumferences of:
• Hat band: 14 in. (35.5 cm)
• Main body of hat: 19 in. (48.5 cm)