Basic Earflap Hat

nice easy pattern to make..

Otherwise known as FO #93. I had a skein of Pastaza in my stash that I didn’t know what to do with, and I’d toyed with knitting hats to send to this program in the fall. I relied heavily on this pattern when I started knitting earflap hats, but I changed up a few things and rarely use a pattern any more….but I wrote this one down as I knit it up.

(Note that in the pictured hat, the earflaps are 4″ and the main part of the hat is 4″. I changed the pattern to reflect what I discovered when finished — the flaps are a bit too long, and the length would be better used as part of the hat proper.)

Supplies:

  • about 100g of heavy worsted weight yarn (I used Cascade Pastaza, but you can use any yarn that knits to gauge)
  • at least three DPNs and…

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