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The Best Hat Ever



You can stop your search for your next favorite hat knitting pattern, because this truly is the Best Hat Ever. Designed to fit closely around your head, this warm cap conveniently covers the tops of your ears for additional warmth. The best part? This hat is available in seven different sizes made to fit preemies all the way up to an adult male. Seamlessly knit from the top down, this pattern also offers an optional striped version if you're looking for something with a little more pizazz.

The Best Hat Ever
The Best Hat Ever
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Knitting Needle Size: 5 or 3.75 mm, 7 or 4.5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)



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please tell me how to get the pattern - thank you

m1o9y3a8 8965340

There is no pattern here! I suggest you remove it from your site.

adguerilla 8059197


obetty1954 0193829

This patter can be found on the coats and clark website entitled."Gotcha Covered #1" LW1268. I finally managed to print out the full set of instructions from there.

berniceparrott 9742087

This pattern doesn't print out properly. Half of the instructions are missing.

berniceparrott 9742087

Tried to open the free pattern to find this message: Sorry! That download could not be found. The designer has probably removed the pattern as a free download. Please remove this item from your patterns offered. I have the latest versions of Adobe and Internet Explorer and I still can't access the pattern. It is so frustrating to find a picture of an item that would be nice to try only to find it is no longer available!

Carol 1217

I am not able to download the pattern.


My pattern downloaded as 'Simply Spring Beanie'- not - 'the best hat ever'. why,I do not know!

jnjam 4912632

Hi all! If you click on 'Click here for knitting pattern' it should download a free PDF file of the pattern. In order to access PDF files, you need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer. This is a free and easy program to use, which you can access at Hope this helps. Happy knitting! editors of AllFreeKnitting

Bridget H

How do I find instructions logged in but only get picture

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