Thumbkin Hat by Sarah Fama
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Thumbkin Hat

Aran (8 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
70 - 150 yards (64 - 137 m)
toddler, women's
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Despite his diminutive size (as his name suggests, he is approximately as tall as your thumb) Thumbkin manages to lead a life full of adventure. This hat features a pocket just big enough for Thumbkin, should you come across him in his travels, and is sized for every member of the family. Even if you don’t ever need to give Thumbkin a lift, you may appreciate the pocket as a handy place to put loose change, a little map, or – if you are a knitter – a little tape measure.

This pattern is written for four sizes: 16 (17, 18, 20)“ finished circumference. The hat will stretch several inches beyond its finished circumference. The red hat shown here was knit to the The pattern also includes extensive notes on how to modify the hat, should you wish to substitute a different yarn or even a yarn with a different gauge, and a photo tutorial page illustrating the technique used to create the pocket.

This pattern is intended for personal, non-commercial use. If you are interested in producing garments from this pattern for sale, I’d be happy to discuss a licensing arrangement!