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Frankenstein Hat Knitting Pattern

October 24, 2018

Frankenstein Hat Knitting Pattern- a classic Halloween costume that’s the perfect mix of scary and cute!

Frankenstein Hat Knitting Pattern

Halloween is one week away, but that’s still plenty of time to create a great costume! This Frankenstein Hat Knitting Pattern can be completed in an evening so it’s perfect for last minute costumes. All you need is a thrifted jacket and pants to complete the look.

This hat is knit in the round with a simple color swap at the crown. The bolts are knitted separately and stitched on. Finally, the stitches added.

Frankenstein Hat Knitting Pattern

Size: Small child (for reference, Indigo is 3 1/2 years old)

Yarn: Starlette yarn in Lime, Starlette yarn in Black, small amount of grey worsted weight yarn

Needles:  Size 9 Circular, 16 inch, Size 9 Double Point Needles

With the lime yarn, cast on 68 sts and join together. K2, P2 for 4 rows.

Knit in the round until piece measures 6 inches from the cast on edge.

Shape crown:

(Switch to double point needles when needed)

Row 1: Knit 8, knit 2 together, repeat across round.

Row 2: Knit 7, knit 2 together, repeat across round.

Switch to black yarn

Row 3: Knit 6, knit 2 together, repeat across round.

Row 4: Knit 5, knit 2 together, repeat across round.

Row 5: Knit 4, knit 2 together, repeat across round.

Row 6: Knit 3, knit 2 together, repeat across round.

Row 7: Knit 2, knit 2 together, repeat across round.

Row 8: Knit 1, knit 2 together, repeat across round.

Knit 2 together across round until you are left with 8 sts. Break yarn, pull through remaining stitches and pull to tighten. Weave in ends.

For the bolts:

With the grey yarn, cast on 9 sts. Work in Stockinette stitch until piece measures 3 inches. Bind off. Roll up and stitch closed.

Finishing:

Stitch bolts on to the sides of the hat above the ribbed brim. Add stitches using black yarn and a yarn needle.

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