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Swirl Witch Knit Hat Pattern

swirl knit hat pattern

swirl knit hat pattern

Knitting materials and tools:

Double-pointed knitting needles 5 mm (US 8/UK 6).

Caron, Simply Soft – 100% acrylic. Color of your choice. Knit with two strands.

Weight Category – 4. Quantity – less than 1 ball (110 grams).

Swirl knit hat size:

Head circumference: Child/ Adult: 52-59 cm (21-23”)

Gauge: 14 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette

swirl witch knit hat

Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:

k – knit

k2tog – knit two together

yo – yarn over

p – purl

p2tog – purl 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.

swirl witch knit hat on the female mannequin head

Swirl witch hat knitting pattern:

Cast on swirl knit hat

Using the long tail method, cast on 92 stitches, or any other number multiple of 23 (For the child size cast on 69 sts or knit with one strand and do not change the pattern). Join to knit in the round being careful not to twist stitches. Place stitch marker.

Body of the swirl knit hat

Rounds 1-10: knit all stitches around.

Round 11: [k20, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 12: [k2tog, k17, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 13: [k2tog, k16, knit yo through the back loop, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Rounds 14-25: Repeat Round 13.

Round 26: [k2tog, k16, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 27: [k2tog, k16, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 28: [k2tog, k15, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 29: [k2tog, k15, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 30: [k2tog, k14, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 31: [k2tog, k14, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 32: [k2tog, k13, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 33: [k2tog, k13, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 34: [k2tog, k12, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 35: [k2tog, k12, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 36: [k2tog, k11, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 37: [k2tog, k11, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 38: [k2tog, k10, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 39: [k2tog, k10, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 40: [k2tog, k9, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 41: [k2tog, k9, yo, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 42: [k2tog, k8, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p3] – repeat four times.

Round 43: [k2tog, k8, yo, k1, p2tog, p1] – repeat four times.

Round 44: [k2tog, k7, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p2] – repeat four times.

Round 45: [k2tog, k7, yo, k1, p2] – repeat four times.

Round 46: [k2tog, k6, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p2] – repeat four times.

Round 47: [k2tog, k6, yo, k1, p2] – repeat four times.

Round 48: [k2tog, k5, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p2] – repeat four times.

Round 49: [k2tog, k5, yo, k1, p2tog] – repeat four times.

Round 50: [k2tog, k4, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p1] – repeat four times.

Round 51: [k2tog, k4, yo, k1, p1] – repeat four times.

Round 52: [k2tog, k3, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p1] – repeat four times.

Round 53: [k2tog, k3, yo, k1, p1] – repeat four times.

Round 54: [k2tog, k2, knit yo through the back loop, k1, p1] – repeat four times.

Round 55: [k2tog, k2, yo, k1, p1] – repeat four times.

Round 56: [k2tog, k1, knit yo through the back loop, skpo] – repeat four times.

Round 57: [k2tog] – repeat around.

Round 58: [k2tog] – repeat around.

Cut yarn leaving 10-15 cm tail. Use a hook or tapestry needle to pull the yarn tail through the remaining 4 stitches. Pull tight to close the hole. Weave in ends.

swirl knit hat on the mannequin head - side view

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