Ka-POM Hat


This hat was inspired by the fun, bright colors of Baah! Yarns. I first had the idea when playing with the yarns and swatching various stitch patterns. I love this fun bonnet style hat. I think it’s a fresh new take on earflap hats, and I think the braided i-cord ties and pom-pom give it whimsy.

Finished Size Brim (around face, from end to end) 21”; hat depth, from brim to crown: 7 1/4 (8 1/2)” / 18 (21.5) cm. Hat shown in Baah Yarns Worsted in small, and in Knit Picks Brava Worsted in large.

Yarn: Baah Yarns Worsted, 100% Merino; 215 yds/100g: Obsidian (MC): 1 (1) skein; Grey Onyx (CC1): 1 (1) skein; Tequila Lime (CC2): 1 (1) skein.

Yarn: Knit Picks Brava Worsted, 100% Premium Acrylic; 218 yds/100g: Celestial (MC): 1 (1) skein; Cream (CC1): 1 (1) skein; Canary (CC2): 1 (1) skeins.

MC: 110 yards, CC1: 40 yards, CC2: 160 yards

Needles US 3 (3.25 mm): straight; US 6 (4 mm): 16” circular (cir) and double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle, 2” pom- pom maker, size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook.

Notes The brim of this hat is worked flat, and then the crown is worked in the round.

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