Old Faithful Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani

Old Faithful Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani | Twisted
Old Faithful Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani | Twisted
Old Faithful Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani | Twisted

Old Faithful Hat pattern - by Parna Mehrbani

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This simple cap is a great first hat project as well as a reliable, quick pattern for last-minute gifts or easy TV knitting. Instructions offer a choice of four sizes and worsted, aran, or chunky yarn.

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Worsted: 70 [90, 110, 120] yards/65 [85, 100, 110] meters.
Aran: 60 [75, 90, 100] yards/60 [75, 85, 95] meters.
Bulky: 55 [65, 80, 90] yards/50 [60, 75, 85] meters.
Shown in Malabrigo Mecha color 009 Polar Morn.


16"/40 cm circular AND double points in main size as shown below:
- Worsted: US #8/5 mm
- Aran: US #10/6 mm
- Bulky: US #10.5/7 mm
- OR size you need to get gauge
AND 16"/40 cm circular in one size smaller for ribbing.


Stitch markers, tapestry needle


In stockinette stitch with larger needles, after blocking:
Worsted: 18 sts = 4"/10 cm
Aran: 16 sts = 4"/10 cm
Bulky: 14 sts = 4"/10 cm


Sizes: Baby [Child, Adult Small, Adult Large]
Approximate measurements, after blocking:
Circumference: 16 [18, 20, 22]"/41 [46, 51, 56] cm
Height: 7 [7.5, 8.5, 8.5]"/ 18 [19, 20, 20] cm

Skill Level

Advanced beginner (knitting in the round, decreasing)


Version 4/17/2012 - Originally published.
Version 11/25/2017 - New template, more sizes, and new photos.
Version 12/26/2017 - Added Aran weight. Changed chunky gauge from 3.25 to 3.5.