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Knit Pigtail Hat

By: Bernat

Make your adorable little girl even cuter with this free knitting pattern from Bernat Yarns. Let her show off her pigtails through this knit hat. It's great for winter and she'll love to open it as a gift.

To fit child sizes 2/4 (6/8).


  • Bernat® Jr. Jacquards (100 g / 3.5 oz)
  • 1 ball for each size: #05116 (Denim Daze).

Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Pair of size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles for I-cord.

21 sts and 34 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in Seed St Pat.


Cast on 95 (107) sts.
Work 5 rows in garter st (knit every row), noting first row is WS.
1st row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Rep last row of Seed St Pat for 5 (5½) ins [12.5 (14) cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape flap: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 25 (29) sts beg next 2 rows. 45 (49) sts. Dec 1 st each end of 4th and every following alt row 12 times. 19 (23) sts. Dec 1 st each end of every row to 5 sts. Cast off in Pat.

I-Cord: With pair of double-pointed needles, cast on 5 sts.
1st row: Knit. Slide sts to opposite end of needle. Rep last row for 13 ins [33 cm]. Cast off.

Try on hat to mark position for flap. Sew edges of flap in position. Make a bow with I-cord and attach to flap as shown in picture.

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@CarlaL, Unfortunately, all of the projects on our site are user-submitted. You can try contacting the original designer to see if she has a crochet version of this pattern; the designer is specified in the byline. Be sure to take a look at all the crochet hat patterns we have on our sister site, AllFreeCrochet! Here is the link: --Editor of FaveCrafts

Seem to can't get the hang of knitting, so would love to see this pattern in crochet ... is there such a creature?


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