The Stare by Katie Pomper

The Stare

January 2022
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
180 yards (165 m)
Adult - Fits up to a 23" circumference
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For the month of June, 100% of the sales from this pattern, plus the sales from my other ‘Stare’ hat patterns (Dog, Owl, Bunny) will be donated to Pawprints Animal Rescue. Current donation amount: $24.00

For All Cat Lovers!

Anyone who has ever had a cat knows they have an incredible ability to Stare for what feels like hours on end. Over this last holiday, while I spent more time at home than usual, the stare I got from my two fur babies (Nathan and Joe) was my constant companion. Ever present was their stare that I was able to capture it and apply it in a colourwork hat. Now when they stare, I can stare right back.
I hope you like the pattern.

Yarn Used:

  • This pattern calls for a DK weight yarn in 2 heavily contrasting colours. For my hat I used Sueno, by Hikoo in colours Grey and Dusty Pink


  • 3.50mm and 4.00mm needles on a 16” cord and 4.00mm DPN’s or needles on a 40” cord for Magic Loop.
  • Also recommended are 4.50mm needles for the colourwork section, if you are concerned about maintaining your tension.


  • 22 sts / 4” in Stockinette Stitch

Sizes Available:

  • Adult: will fit up to a 23” circumference

Additional Materials Needed:

  • 3 Stitch Markers, one unique for BOR

  • scissors

  • darning needle