Honey Bee Hat by Knox Mountain Knit Co.

Honey Bee Hat

June 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
105 - 170 yards (96 - 155 m)
baby (toddler, child/adult S, adult M, adult L)
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Honey bees are the highest form of insect life and are the only insect that produce food eaten by people—honey! They live in colonies consisting of a queen, male drones, and the female worker bees that make the honey. Their honey has many uses and is the only food that includes all the substances necessary to sustain life.

This cute bee-inspired hat was designed in honour of Meadow Vista Honey Wines, an artisan farm winery located in the Okanagan Valley that produces award winning mead. It is knit bottom up and includes sizing for the whole family.


Shown in Malabrigo Rios (210y/100g), using 35g each Frank Ochre and Black (adult M).


3.5mm (US 4) and 4mm (US 6) needles for preferred method of working in the round, or size needed to get gauge, stitch markers, darning needle


20 st / 4” in stockinette, with larger needles, after blocking
(A different gauge will affect finished measurements and yardage requirements.)


baby (toddler, child/adult S, adult M, adult L)

To fit head circumference: 16 (18, 20, 22, 24)”

14½ (16, 17½, 19, 20½)” around by 7½ (8, 8½, 9½, 10½)” tall