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The Best Hat Ever


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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

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

Yes, there is a pattern here. Look at the bottom of your screen when you click on the pattern link. You should get a question if you want to open of save the Simply Spring beanie. If you choose to open you will be taken to the Ravelry pattern.


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.

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

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!

Hi there! I was able to successfully download the pattern in the latest version of Firefox. It may be helpful to send us a screenshot of what you see on your computer. It is fast and easy: There is a button on the top right corner of your keyboard that says PrintScrn. Press that button and it takes/copies a mental photo of whats on your screen. You can then paste it into your email (Control + V) and send to us so we can better assess. Happy Knitting!

I am not able to download the pattern.

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

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

How do I find instructions logged in but only get picture

No pattern to ssee. Very frustrating!!!

If you saved it as a PDF there is a picture of the hat. Or do you mean something else?

I got it...logged in with facebook and downloaded the file, and saved to my documents "knitting" folder. Thanks looks like fun, will try it soon.

didnt get the pattern so dont know if i llike it or not

i, too, cannot find the pattern

I'm not too computer savy and have punched everything I know to and still cannot bring up the pattern for "the best hat ever". I don't know why it's made to be so difficult. Doris Hendricks

Hi, all! Once you follow the link to the designer's blog, you will see that the first pattern is for leg warmers. Once you scroll down a bit, the very next pattern is for the beanie pictured here. For those of you having trouble accessing/printing the pattern, it is available as a PDF file, so you will need Adobe installed on your computer if you do not already (it is free). For downloading instructions, please see Adobes website here: Hope this helps! --Editors of AllFreeKnitting

Why am I not ab le to print the pattern for Simply Spring Beanie?

I can't find the patttern. When I click on pattern, I get leg warmers!!!!!!

I cannot seem to be able to print out the pattern for ther Best Hat Ever Can you help me


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