12 Days of Christmas 2017 – Day 7 – Knitted Santa Hat

Here is a relatively quick knit for a Santa hat, perfect for photo shoots or a photo booth, or for kids.

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You will need:

  • 5mm straight needles
  • DK yarn in Red
  • DK white fluffy yarn
  • Darning needle
  • Pom-pom maker (or cardboard circles for pom-poms)

Cast on 60 stitches in white yarn.
Knit 10 rows.

Change to red yarn.
Stockinette stitch 30 rows. (Alternating rows of knit and purl stitches).

(Knit 3, knit 2 together) – repeat over whole row
Purl row
(Knit 2, knit 2 together) – repeat over whole row
Purl row
(Knit 1, knit 2 together) – repeat over whole row
Purl row
(Knit 2 together) – repeat over whole row
Purl row
(Knit 2 together) – repeat over whole row

Cut yarn with 30 cm remaining.  Thread yarn through the remaining stitches, pull tight.  Use this tail to stitch up the side of the hat.  Darn in your tails.  Make a white pom-pom and stitch it to the top.

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