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Create Some Charm Hat

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There are so many knit hat patterns out there that require you to knit using circular needles. If you're not quite ready to stray too far away from your precious straight needles, the Create Some Charm Hat is just the knit hat pattern you need. With the use of basic knitting stitches, this beautiful knit hat is the perfect knitting project for the beginner just learning how to knit a hat. Not only is the Create Some Charm Hat super easy to make, it's also quite the quick knit. Don't have a weekend to devote to your hat? That's fine! Made with super bulky weight yarn and large needles, this cute little knit hat pattern is not only warm and cozy but it is also quite the quick knit. You simply can't pass up this beautiful knitted hat. It's sure to be the accessory you reach for again and again.


Knitting Needle Size19 or 15 mm

Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)

Gauge6 1/2 stitches, 8 rows, 4 inches. stockinette stitch

RED HEART® Grande™ (Art 826 available in 5 oz (150 g), 46 yd (42 m) balls): 2 balls 288 Apricot
Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 15 mm [US19]
Yarn needle

GAUGE: 6½ sts = 4” [10 cm]; 8 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Stockinette st. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.

Finished Measurements
Head Circumference:
20” [51 cm] (22) [56 cm]
Finished Length: 9½” [24 cm]

K = knit
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
cm = centimeters
P = purl
P2tog = purl 2 stitches together
mm = millimeters
st(s) = stitch(es)
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated

K2tog = Knit 2 sts together (decrease).
P2tog = Purl 2 sts together (decrease).


  1. Directions are for size small/medium, changes for size medium/large are in parentheses.
  2. Hat is knit in rows and seamed in back.


Cast on 31 (35) stitches.
Row 1 (Right Side): K1, *p1, k1* across row.
Row 2 (Wrong Side): P1, *k1, p1* across row.
Rows 3-4: Repeat Rows 1-2.
Row 5: Knit across row increasing 1 (0) st — 32 (35) sts.
Row 6: Purl across row.

For size small/medium only:
Row 7: Knit across row.
Row 8: Purl across row.
Row 9: Knit across row.
Row 10: P2tog, purl across row until last 2 sts, p2tog — 30 sts.

For size medium/large only:
Rows 7-12: Repeat Rows 5-6, 3 times.

For both sizes:
Row 11 (13): *K3, k2tog* across row — 24 (28) sts.
Row 12 (14): *P2, p2tog* across row — 18 (21) sts. 18 (21)sts
Row 13 (15): *K1, k2tog* across row — 12 (14) sts.
Row 14 (16): *P2tog* across row — 6 (7) sts.
Row 15 (17): K0 (1) *k2tog* across row —-3 (4) sts

Cut yarn leaving a tail 15” [38 cm] long. With yarn needle, draw tail through remaining stitches twice and pull tightly. Using mattress stitch, sew back seam together. Weave in ends. Block lightly. Make 1 - 3” [8 cm] pompom and attach to tip of hat

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Is there any issue that comes up knitting this with circulars? Trying to seam really heavy yarns often comes up lumpy for me.

It seems like you should be able to, but I tried it and it does not work. The recommended yarn is actually a #7 jumbo weight yarn, it appears soft and flexible coming off the skein, but it becomes stiff and tight working it in the round and does not look good at all.

This pattern is great for beginner knitters. I knit hats for charity so this pattern will come in handy. It gives the different sizes as well. It works up quickly with the bulky yarn which gives it a nice detail. Thank you.

This stocking knit hat works up so fast. I've read it through and the pattern is very easy. You know, sometimes we just want to knit with our straight needles for some good back and forth knitting. Beginners, you will LOVE this hat. Using (6) Super Chunky (Bulky) should make this go lickity split just check the yardage on your skeins to make sure you have enough. Pom Pon tutorials are on the internet and this site and they are super easy to make, too. As well as finishing techniques. Watch some tutorials and try a new method for the back seam.

I tried this craft and i wasnt disappointed! I made three within two days. I did make a few adjustments to accomidate smaller needles, but they turbed out awesome! my fiance loves them to!


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