Snug Cap for all Sizes
Snug Cap for all Sizes

Snug Cap for all Sizes

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This is a knitting pattern for a snug cap in 18 sizes knits up quickly in a range of yarn weights to fit any individual size. An optional trim of beaded I-cord “dreds” or tassel may be added. Includes worksheet for determining hat size, gauge, and cast-on number.

Suggested Yarns:

Finn Dandy 3-ply Sport, Stone Soup DK, Better Breakfast DK, Kent DK, or any DK-to-chunky weight yarn. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, drape, and yardage requirement.

Finished Size:

 Hat will range from 15 to 24 inches finished (above ribbing) to fit heads ranging from 17 to 27 inches; final size is determined by gauge, yarn, and needle choices

Yarn Requirements:

 100 to 200 yards of worsted weight yarn

125 to 250 yards of DK yarn

80 to 150 yards of chunky weight yarn


 3.5 to 5 sts per inch; individual gauge to be calculated on worksheet included

Test swatch should be a firmly knit fabric


16-inch circular needle in the size recommended on the yarn label for body

16-inch circular needle one size smaller for ribbing (optional)

1 set DPNs in same size as body needle