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Pumpkin Hat Knitting Pattern

September 24, 2018

Pumpkin Hat Knitting Pattern- get your little one harvest-ready with this festive hat!

Pumpkin Hat Knitting Pattern by Gina Michele

We’re in total fall mode over here….apple picking, baking and decorating the house.  There are some great pumpkin patches in the area, complete with elaborate playgrounds and games. We end up going several times. Naturally, a pumpkin hat for Indigo was in order! I love knitting seasonal hats for him.

This Pumpkin Hat Knitting Pattern uses a wide rib knit to mimic the ridges on a pumpkin. The stem is created by using double point needles on the last handful of stitches. The vines are crocheted separately and knotted on.

This hat is so cute for family pictures and to wear on fall activities!

Happy knitting!

Pumpkin Hat Knitting Pattern

Size: Kids S/M, M/L (Indigo is 3 1/2 years old and he’s wearing the S/M)

Yarn: Starlette Yarn in Burnt Orange, Vanna’s Choice in Chocolate and in Kelly Green

Needles: Size US 9 circular, 16 inch, Size US 9 Double Point, Crochet hook size H

Cast on 68 (72) sts. Join together and insert a marker to indicate the beginning of the row.

Knit 3, Purl 1 in the round until piece measures 6 (6 1/2 inches) from the cast on edge.

Shape crown:

Row 1: Knit 2 together, Knit 1, Purl 1 across round. Switch to double point needles when needed.

Row 2: Knit 2 together, Purl 1 across round

Row 3: Knit 1, Knit 2 together across round

Knit 2 together across round until you are left with 10 sts. Break yarn and attach the chocolate yarn. Using the double point needles knit the 10 sts until they measure 2 inches. Break yarn, pull through stitches and pull to tighten. Weave in ends.

To make the vines:

Using crochet hook H and the green yarn chain 30. Single crochet back over skipping every other chain. To make the 2nd vine- chain 20. Single crochet back over skipping every other chain. Wrap each vine around your finger to give it a twist. Tie onto hat.

Looking for more Fall Knitting Patterns?

Kids Fox Hat Knitting Pattern

Candy Corn Hat Knitting Pattern

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Pumpkin Hat Knitting Pattern by Gina Michele

Pumpkin Hat Knitting Pattern by Gina Michele

Pumpkin Hat Knitting Pattern by Gina Michele

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