Elf Hat

December 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
3 repeats = 4 inches
5.0 mm (H)
382 - 405 yards (349 - 370 m)
Small (child), Medium (teen/petite adult), Large (adult)
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A new take on the traditional Christmas Elf Hat…

This stocking cap has been reinvented with the star stitch in the stripe pattern and combined with Caron Simply Soft Party sparkly yarn gives this hat the perfect touch of holiday charm!

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Pattern updated 3.28.2021

This pattern is written to incorporate three sizes…
Small (child), Medium (teen/petite adult), Large (adult)

Skill Level

Recommended Yarn
Caron Simply Soft Party for the hat, scrap amount of preferred skin tone for optional ears (I used Caron Simply Soft in Bone).

  • Small: 54 yards of Red Sparkle, 164 yards Snow Sparkle, 164 yards
  • Medium: 55 yards of red, 168 yards of snow, 170 yards of spring
  • Large: 56 yards of red, 172 yards of snow, 176 yards of spring

5 mm crochet hook for the hat
4mm crochet hook for the ears

yarn needles
Clover large 3-3/8 inch pom-pom maker

9 star sts X 10 rows = 4 inches X 4 inches, worked in star stitch in the round

Finished Dimensions
23 inches from top to bottom; circumference is 19 inches for small, 21 inches for medium, 23 inches for large

Terms to Know
slip stitch
single crochet
half double crochet
double crochet
yarn over
back loop only
star stitch