- 1 Knitting materials and knitting tools:
- 2 Red riding hood hat size:
- 3 Ads-Free Red Riding Hood Knit Hat Pattern
- 4 Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:
- 5 Knit Riding Hood Hat Pattern
Knitting materials and knitting tools:
<> Straight needles and circular needles, size 9 mm (US 13/UK 0)
<> Lion Brand Wool, Ease Thick & Quick – 20% wool, 80% acrylic. Color of your choice. In total 130 grams with yarn pom pom.
Red riding hood hat size:
Adult/Teen: 53-56 (57-58) cm
Gauge: 10 stitches in = 4 inches in stockinette
Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:
k – knit
p – purl
k2tog – knit two together
skpo – Slip, Knit, Pass Over: Slip one stitch to the right needle knitwise, knit in the next stitch and drop this stitch off the left needle, insert the left needle into the slipped stitch, pass it over the knit stitch and it’s done
sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch purlwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch
Knit Riding Hood Hat Pattern
Knitting body of the red riding hood hat:
Using long tail method cast on 40 (44) stitches or any other number divisible by 4.
Row 1: sel s, [k1, p1] – repeat till the end of row, sel s, turn.
Row 2-12: repeat Row 1.
Now we are going to join to knit in the round. Place marker and star knitting in the round.
Round 1: knit all stitches around. There will be no selvage stitches anymore.
Round 2-18: repeat Round 1 or until piece measures 18-19 cm from the edge.
Shaping crown of the red hood riding knit hat:
Round 1: [skpo, k6, k2tog] – repeat 4 times.
Round 2: knit all stitches around.
Round 3: [skpo, k4, k2tog] – repeat 4 times.
Round 4: knit all stitches around.
Round 5: [skpo, k2, k2tog] – repeat 4 times.
Round 6: knit all stitches around.
Round 5: [skpo, k2tog] – repeat 4 times.
Round 6: knit all stitches around.
Cut the yarn leaving 10 cm and thread onto tapestry needle. Draw the tail through remaining stitches and pull taut to close the hat. Weave in ends. Attach your favourite fur or yarn pom pom.
Knitting braided ties of the red riding hood:
Cut 6 strands of yarn each with a length of 85-90 cm. Fold in half (you should have now 12 strands to braid with). Using hook pass through first or last stitch. Make knot and braid leaving last 7-8 cm. Knot and trim ends. Repeat for the second tie.
Thank you 🙂
Such a cute hat! I can’t wait to make this! Thank you so much for the pattern and the very helpful vudeo!!
thank you so much
Please include circular needles in knitting materials 🙂
I did, thank you 🙂
So cute. Made as written except a yarn substitute to LB Hometown USA in Sioux City Tweed and used a ready made Pom. That skein was 64 yards and I only had 6 inches of waste yarn…used the entire skein entirely. Beanies always seem to want to slip off my head but not this one. This would be perfect for little kids. Thank you for sharing.
horrayyyy DEbbs! One more hat :). Thank you for giving such an informative feedback. I am sure it will be useful for someone else.
Loved this pattern from first sight! Made one, turned out perfectly. I too suffer from beanies slipping off my head, but not the red riding hood hat. I used a bulky yarn from hobby lobby called Ultraluxe in charcoal. C.O. 40 & very happy w results! Thank you!
Thank you Melissa for your feedback. I am sure this information will be useful for other knitters. Stay warm and healthy!
Love the pattern. I am looking for the mitten pattern pictured with the hat. I would like to make a set for my sister who lives where it is cold in the winter (I live in southern California).
Hi Harriet. The mittens pattern is paid, if you want here is a link https://crazyhands.net/shop/knitting-patterns/bulky-family-look-mittens/