Hat Pattern ...

Hey Everyone!

I am looking for a hat pattern. I have decided that it is time to make myself a hat ... it is getting rather cold here in Maine... but I don't really know what I'm looking for.

What would you suggest?



potterdc's picture

Hi Doug, I bookmarked this

Hi Doug,

I bookmarked this link a while back for the Marsan watchcap: http://www.redlipstick.net/knit/martext.html. (shown on a woman, but it was knit for a guy). I plan on making that sometime this winter.


TomH's picture

Here's another hat

Here's another hat pattern.

I just found the pattern and haven't knitted it yet. But it looks interesting. However, I doubt it will be warm enough for you unless you knit it longer so it covers your ears.


Kerry's picture

Half dome works well for me,

Half dome works well for me, but Sydney winters are nowhere near as cold as Maine ;-)

TomH's picture

Half dome hat is great. But

Half dome hat is great.

But I knit it in the round rather than using straight needles as the pattern notates so you don't have a seam. When the hat gets too small during the decreasing rows, switch to double points. And since I knit loosely, I had to drop down two needle sizes to get guage with the suggested Debbie Bliss yarn.


Well, there's always my

Well, there's always my favorite hat from the 16th Century - a breeze to knit, fun to wear, and if you have any friends acquainted with H. Bosch, they'll PLEAD with you to get a copy. You'll be a living painting. Let me know if you want the recipe . . .

~Mike in Tampa (where the weather is proving the reason that we live here . . .)

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drmel94's picture

Here's a page of links to

Here's a page of links to hat patterns: http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/hats.php. Where in Maine are you? Kittery Point here.

Bill's picture

WOW! Those are great

Those are great links...
I think I'll try the entrelac hat...

grandcarriage's picture

If you can fair isle, the

If you can fair isle, the free pattern from Hello yarn is a fabulous hat pattern, Google: "Hello yarn, we call them pirates"
This is what I am doing for Christmas\Hannukah\solstice, et. al.