Ice Cream Swirl Hat Knitting Pattern


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A sweet and simple swirly hat pattern that is perfect to use that precious single skein of crazy hand-dyed yarn. This is a simple hat, great for a beginner, with a slight texture. To get the swirling effect, choose a yarn that has one section of the hank yarn dyed in one color (referred to as "space dyed"). This will pool together in a swirling pattern as you knit the hat.

The Littlest Elf Hat pattern was tested using Hobbii Tivoli DK weight acrylic yarn, though any DK weight yarn can be substituted, just make sure to knit a gauge swatch to verify that you will end up with a newborn sized hat.

Small, medium, and large adult sizes

approximately 75g of fingering weight yarn, held double, or DK weight yarn held single.

US size 4 (3.5mm) and US size 5 (3.75mm) on 16" circular cable, or needles needed to obtain gauge.

21 stitches x 34 rounds=4"/10cm on smaller needle, in 2x2 ribbing, unblocked

Stitches used:
Long-tail cast-on

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Lovely easy pattern to follow. Very pleased with the result, made for my Granddaughter for her birthday.

It was just what I wanted for my granddaughter!

Great pattern for a beautiful hat!