I finally did it! This is my first knitting pattern I offer for sale.
Edit! This pattern is now free at Kuebel hat - the knitting pattern
I offer this free hat knitting pattern for no fee for your own personal use - you may not sell this pattern or the hats you knit using it (please ask me about charity).
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It's called the Kuebel hat, and I love it!
I originally made this hat for my husband, who is the prime example of people who cannot wear a woolen hat longer than 10 minutes before it starts to itch them. He also gets cold easily, so if I were to make him a hat, it would need to be warm.
So I had this idea of a two-layer hat, where the inside would be soft and non-itchy and the outside really warm and covering the ears. I'm really bad at double knitting, so I decided to knit two hats separately. But I also hate seaming, so I knit the hats one at a time, but using the same cast-on edge.
Behold the Kuebel hat was born! Now this hat knitting pattern is available for you to purchase, as well.
The pattern features seven different fair isle -type colourwork charts to choose from.
What you’ll need for the hat:
Needles: 5mm 40 cm circular, and possibly a set of 5mm dpns for the hat crown
Yarn: Ca. 60 grams / 80 meters of worsted weight yarn with a high wool contect in Main Colour Ca. 20 grams / 30 meters of the same yarn in Contrasting Colour and Ca. 50 grams / 105 meters slightly smaller gauge worsted weight microfiber yarn. Some scrap yarn for provisional cast on.
Suggestions for the wool yarn: Fishermen's Wool by Lion Brand; Wool Clasica by Manos del Uruguay; Marks & Kattens' Eco Ull; Novita Isoveli or Lion Wool Solids by Lion Brand.
Suggestions for the microfiber yarn: Junghans Wolle Opal; Desert Garden Aran Cotton by Jo Sharp; Samoa by GGH or Mayfair by Austermann. If you can't find a suitable microfiber-based yarn, look for soft acrylic or cotton yarns instead, like Caron Simply Soft or Cotton-Ease by Lion Brand.
Always take time to check your gauge to see if these yarns suit your unique hand!
Gauge: for wool: 22 rows x 16 stitches, microfiber 23 rows x 17 stitches in stockinette across 4 inches
Size: Small (Medium). To fit a head ca. 20-21 inches / 52-54 cm (22-23 in / 56-58 cm) big You can buy the pattern in Ravelry: buy the Kuebel hat pattern now or take a look at my store first. The pattern costs 3 €.
Please let me know how you like the idea of the hat and the pattern! If you make the hat, remember to share it on Take a look at the pattern in Ravelry!
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