Coiffure Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani

Coiffure Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani | Twisted
Coiffure Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani | Twisted
Coiffure Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani | Twisted

Coiffure Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani

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For some reason, this hat initially reminded the designer, Parna, of a beehive, which then reminded her of that old school beehive hairdo, which then led her to realize that not only are hats warm and comfy, but they can also be a great hairstyle fix on those days when you just don’t feel like having a hairstyle at all.

This hat is a great lesson in knits and purls in the round – the 1 x 1 ribbing transitions into a Seed Stitch pattern, demonstrating the different textures that can be accomplished with a very minor tweak in your stitch pattern. The texture looks great with either heavily or slightly variegated yarns.

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Weight: worsted
Amount: 110 [145, 210, 240] yards/100 [135, 192, 220] meters (includes a healthy pom pom)
Shown in: Malabrigo Worsted, colorway Lettuce (green), and Knitted Wit Silky β€˜N’ Plied, colorway Yams (orange). We also love it in Malabrigo Rios!


Adult Sizes:

  • US#6/4.0 mm (or size to get gauge) 16”/ 40 cm circular (for body of hat)
  • and same size double points (for crown)
  • and one size larger 16”/40 cm circular (for ribbed brim)

Baby and Child Sizes:

  • US#6/4.0 mm (or size to get gauge) 12”/30 cm circular (for body of hat - omit if you prefer DPNs)
  • and same size double points, (for crown)
  • and one size larger 12”/30 cm circular (for ribbed brim)

Tapestry needle, four stitch markers (one of which is unique), pom pom maker


Baby [Child, Adult Small, Adult Large]

Circumference: 13 [16, 19, 22]”/33 [40, 48, 56] cm after blocking


20 stitches = 4”/10 cm in Seed Stitch after blocking. Seed Stitch grows when washed so block your swatch!

Skill Level

Advanced beginner: knitting in the round, recognizing knit and purl stitches

Pattern Revisions

Version 11/2013 - Originally published.

Version 2/2021 - Updated layout. No errors, but we have updated the pattern with fun new things. Namely: added baby and child sizes, increased yardage requirements so they include a nice big pom pom, simplified the pattern to make it easier to work, tweaked the decreases so they stay more strictly in seed stitch.