Day 11 of 12 Days of Winter Kit Collection - Series 5 for 2021 Designed by Aubrey Busek
Hats are the ultimate winter accessory. Not only are they necessary, but when you make them yourself, you have endless room to play and create something special. The Ginger Snap Hats are a trio of patterns rolled into one! Perfect to make as holiday gifts for loved ones, or a special treat for yourself, these festive hats combine a variety of stitch patterns and techniques into one kit that you’ll love making and wearing.
DIFFICULTY Easy to Intermediate
SIZES Adult Medium
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Note that all height measurements exclude pom poms Two-Color Plaid Hat Circumference: 19¼” (stretches to approx. 21”) Height: 8½”
Two-Color Cable Hat Circumference: 18” (stretches to approx. 20”) Height (with brim unfolded): 10”
Three Color Hat Circumference: 18½” (stretches to approx. 20”) Height: 8½”
MATERIALS Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted Tweed (90% superwash wool, 7% acrylic, 3% viscose; 100g / 218 yds) 910 Porcelain (A) – 1 ball 920 Camel (B) – 1 ball 913 Smoke (C) – 1 ball Needles: US Size 7 (A) (4.5 mm) 16” circular and set of DPNS or your preferred ndl for knitting small circumferences or size needed to obtain gauge US Size 6 (B) (4 mm) 16” circular or size needed to obtain gauge US Size 8 (C) (5 mm) 16” circular and set of DPNS or size needed to obtain gauge Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, cable needle, 3” pom pom maker
GAUGE Two-Color Plaid Hat 20 sts x 24 rows = 4” in St st with larger ndl with ndl A. Two-Color Cable Hat 21 sts x 36 rnds = 4” in Two-Color Cable with ndl A. Three Color Hat 22 sts x 24 rows = 4” in Stranded Colorwork patt with ndl C Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES These hats are knit in the round from the bottom up. After finishing, a pom pom is made and secured to the top of each hat. In this pattern, work all slipped stitch purlwise unless otherwise noted.