basic stocking cap

Like many knitters, I have spent many hours honing my skills by knitting hats. In the beginning I tried many different patterns looking for a favorite. After a certain number of hats I had a page of scribbled notes that I used to write up my own favorite pattern. Now I’m offering it to you as a free download.


What makes this pattern disaster-movie-worthy?

If you’re going to be on the run from the aliens destroying your city, you definitely need a nice hat to keep you warm. When you finally reach safety you may get interviewed for the six o’clock news. Use your hat to cover that disaster movie hair! And, as expected, this hat is knitable while watching disaster movies!

The details:

Skills Required: knit in the round, k2tog
Sizes: baby (toddler, child, woman, man)
Finished Measurements: 14 (16, 18, 20, 22)in;  [35 (40, 45, 50, 55)cm]

  • yarn 1 skein Patons Classic Wool 210yds/192m 3.5oz/100g
  • needles US size 8 dpns, US size 8 circular needle (16in/40cm) – optional

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