The December Hat by cold comfort knits

The December Hat

November 2017
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Lifted Stitch Pattern
7.0 mm
164 yards (150 m)
One Size. Fits average adult female.
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UPDATE: A PDF of the “Knit 1 Long” photo tutorial has been added to the pattern files received with purchase. An update has been sent to previous buyers. Originally this tutorial was online, but for simplicity I’ve recreated it as a PDF. Simply download it to use alongside the main pattern to guide your work. Happy knitting!

Maximum Pretty. Minimum Time.

This pretty hat incorporates lifted stitches to form a feminine pattern reminiscent of a winter evergreen. It works up surprisingly quickly—in a single day if you put your mind to it. Knit it / Wear it / Gift it. The perfect December knitting project!

Dimensions / Size
8.5” (21.5 cm) high x 18” (46.5 cm) around (unstretched). Fits average adult female.

Cascade Yarns Nevado (39% Llama, 38% Wool, 23% Nylon; 164 yards 150 meters / 100 grams): 1 ball in shade #01 “Ecru” (Image 1), OR shade #02 “Almond” (Image 2).

One 16” (40 cm) circular needle size US 10 (6.0 mm).
One 16” (40 cm) circular needle size US 10.75 (7.0 mm).
One set of 4 double-pointed needles size US 10.5 (6.5 mm).

14 stitches / 21 rounds = 4” (10 cm) in Lifted Stitch Pattern, using US 10.75 (7.0 mm) circular needle.

3.5 stitches / 6.25 rounds = 1” (2.5 cm) in 1 x 1 Twisted Ribbing (unstretched), using US 10 (6.0 mm) circular needle.

The “Knit 1 Long” stitch is an unstandardized technique/abbreviation. Instructions for this stitch may vary from source to source. To view the photo tutorial I created specifically for cold comfort knits patterns, please visit

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