Pumpkin Pixie Hat

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Pumpkin Pixie Hat

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Spice up your little one's wardrobe with this adorable Pumpkin Pixie hat. Shown in Bernat Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell.

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The materials for this project cost $7.98

Step 1:

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  • Infant
  • Toddler
  • Child

Step 2:

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Contrast A

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Coral(ish), 00014Edit Color

Contrast B

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Chartreuse(ish), 00020Edit Color
The materials for this project cost $7.98


Details & Instructions


Infant 16"
Toddler 18.25"
Child 20"


Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) (85 g/3. oz;153 m/167 yds)
Contrast A
Coralish (00014)
Contrast B
Chartreuseish (00020)
Hat will stretch up to 2" [5 cm] in circumference. - Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular needle, 16" [40.5 cm] long. Set of five size 5 mm (U.S. 8) double-pointed needles (dpns) or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch marker. Yarn needle.


In Stocking stitch, 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm].


Working in St st (knit every rnd), [work 4 rnds B, 2 rnds A] twice, *work 2 rnds B, 2 rnds A; rep from * for Stripe Pattern.
With circ needle and A, cast on 72 (82-90) sts. Join to work in the rnd, taking care not to twist sts; place marker at beginning of rnd.
Work in Garter st for 6 rnds (knit 1 rnd, purl 1 rnd).
Change to St st and Stripe Pattern; work even for 19 (19-23) rnds.
Shape Crown
Note:Change to dpns when necessary for number of sts on needle.
Dec Rnd 1:Continuing in Stripe Pattern, *k2tog, k4; rep from * to last 6 (4-6) sts, k2tog, k4 (2-4)– 60 (68-75) sts.
Knit 2 rnds.
Dec Rnd 2:*K3, k2tog; rep from * to last 0 (3-0) sts, k0 (3-0)– 48 (55-60) sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Dec Rnd 3:*K2tog, k2; rep from * to last 0 (3-0) sts, k0 (3-0)– 36 (41-45) sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Dec Rnd 4:*K2tog, k1; rep from * to last 0 (2-0) sts, k0 (2-0)– 24 (28-30) sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Dec Rnd 5:*K2tog; rep from * to end– 12 (14-15) sts.
Discontinuing Stripe Pattern and continuing in B, knit 3 rnds.
Dec Rnd 6:*K2tog; rep from * to last 0 (0-1) st(s), k0 (0-1)– 6 (7-8) sts.
Knit 3 rnds. Change to A; knit 3 rnds. Break yarn, weave through remaining sts, cinch shut on WS.
EARFLAPS(make 2)
Fold Hat in half widthwise, with beginning of rnd at fold line. Mark center of each side of Hat for center of Earflap. With RS facing, dpns and A, pick up and knit 5 sts on either side of one center marker–10 sts. Knit 5 rows.
Dec Row:Ssk, knit to last 2 sts, k2tog–8 sts. Knit 3 rows.
Rep Dec Row every other row 3 times–2 sts. Continuing with remaining sts, make a 11" [28 cm] length of I-cord. Cast off all sts. Trim tail.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.