My new pattern collection is up! It’s called Elementary Hats: seven hats that will keep your child warm and stylish from pre-K all the way to middle school! The designs are gender-neutral and feature easy-to-execute techniques like simple cables, colorwork and duplicate stitch. In the spirit of the school theme, all charts are created with crayons, markers and highlighters!
Pre-K: No homework yet! Just bobbles and a cute i-cord topper on this toddler hat.
Kindergarten: Kindergarten is all about the ABC’s and 123’s. Duplicate stitch is a fun, surprisingly easy technique used to embellish this fun hat.
First Grade: This eye-catching hat, featuring a bright brim and an easy fleck pattern, is sure to go to the head of the class.
Second Grade: Things are starting to get serious so be sure to wear this THINKING CAP, which features a rolled brim, stripes and triple pom-poms.
Third Grade: This versatile three-color fair isle pattern would look great in a third-grader’s favorite team colors – or favorite Hogwarts house colors.
Fourth Grade: Nothing babyish for fourth graders, this hat features chic stripes that are easily woven through the knitting.
Fifth Grade: “Sophistication” is the vocab word for this hat, which features a sleek contrasting-color band along the brim and alternating, disappearing cables set against a reverse stockinette backdrop.