Ho Ho Ho! This adorable little hat can be used as a tree decoration, festive bottle topper or you could string a few together for some mini-hat bunting!
Instructions are provided for knitting the hat in the round on double pointed needles, and also for knitting the hat flat and seaming at the end.
This pattern is included in my Festive Knits eBook, featuring 5 other decoration patterns for the holiday season.
Skills / Techniques Used: Knitting in the round on double pointed needles, increases, decreases
Measurements: The finished size of your mini hat will be 3.5” / 9cm high and 3” / 7.5cm wide.
For each mini hat you will need:
Yarn A - 6g / 0.2oz, 9yd / 8m of chunky yarn for the brim and bobble colour. The yarn used in the pattern picture is Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky, 100% Acrylic, 100g / 3.5oz, 149yd / 136m per ball, in Paper White
Yarn B – 7g / 0.3oz, 10.5yd / 9.5m of chunky yarn in a contrast colour for the main body of the hat. The yarn used in the pattern picture is Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky, 100% Acrylic, 100g / 3.5oz, 149yd / 136m per ball, in Rose Red
A set of 4-5 x US size 6 / 4mm double pointed needles OR a pair of 4mm straight needles
A tapestry needle
Gauge is not vital to the Mini Santa Hat but as a guideline the yarn should knit to 20 stitches and 28 rows to 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
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