Hansmire by Jared Flood


March 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
150 - 260 yards (137 - 238 m)
Circumference: 13 (15, 17)" [33 (38, 43) cm] unstretched
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Pull this brimmed cap over cold ears as the first pinks of sunrise strike the horizon and you begin your day. Made from springy, soft Merino, Hansmire comfortably hugs your head in an elastic 1x1 rib, finishing with a modern, seamed crown that’s both classic and fashion-forward. Ranch 03’s prismatic palette brings a modern flair to this cozy new staple that’s sized for the whole family. Enjoy this cap on casual outings in both the city and countryside.

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This pattern is part of our BT by Brooklyn Tweed pattern line; a collection of skill-accessible knitting patterns written in a concise, visually appealing way. Each pattern offers a beginner-friendly entry point into the larger world of Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns. Projects you make from BT by Brooklyn Tweed will be straightforward to knit and fun to wear!


Hat is worked in the round from the bottom up.

Finished Dimensions

baby (child, adult)

  • Circumference: 13 (15, 17)“ [33 (38, 43) cm] unstretched
  • Length: 8 (9, 11)“ [20.5 (23, 28) cm]


Brooklyn Tweed Ranch 03 — 100% American Single-Batch Merino Wool (170 yards / 155 meters per 50g skein)

baby (child, adult)

  • 1 (2, 2) Skeins
  • photographed in colors Rosegold (Baby), Reef (Child) & Poppy (Adult)

While this pattern was written for Ranch 03, a limited-edition yarn, Peerie & Tones Light can be used as a substitute for the pattern at the same gauge.

  • Photographed in Tones Light Wallflower Undertone (Adult)
  • Photographed in Tones Light Wallflower Overtone (Child)


  • Approximately 150 / 220 / 260 yards (137 / 201 / 238 meters)


  • 8.5 stitches per inch measured over 1x1 ribbing, unstretched
  • 34 stitches & 40 rounds per 4”/10 cm


16”/40 cm Circular Needle

  • suggested size US 4 (3.5 mm)

Double Pointed Needles

  • in the same size as 16” circular above

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

Skill Level
1 out of 5: Beginner