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Jack-O-Lantern Hat Knitting Pattern

October 8, 2018

Jack-O-Lantern Hat Knitting Pattern- a cute, novelty hat that’s perfect for Halloween!

Jack O Lantern Hat Knitting Pattern by Gina Michele

Nothing says Halloween like Jack-O-Lanterns. Indigo will be carving his first pumpkin this year and he’s pretty excited about it! I like to wait until it’s closer to Halloween to carve so the pumpkins will actually make it through the holiday. In the meantime, you can get into the Halloween spirit with this Jack-O-Lantern Hat Knitting Pattern.

This hat is knit in the round on circular needles using a simple ribbed pattern. The stem is created by knitting the last handful of stitches with double point needles. The eyes and nose are knitted separately and then stitched on, along with the mouth.

I’ve included sizes for both a kid’s S/M and M/L.

Enjoy!

Jack-O-Lantern 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 Black,  Chocolate and in Kelly Green

Needles: Size US 9 circular, 16 inch, Size US 9 Double PointCrochet 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.

To make the eyes & nose (make 3)

Cast on 8 sts with Size 9 single point needles.

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: Knit 2 together at beginning of row (7 sts)

Row 3: Knit 2 together at beginning of row (6 sts)

Row 4: Knit

Row 5: Knit 2 together at beginning of row (5 sts)

Row 6: Knit 2 together at beginning of row (4 sts)

Row 7: Knit

Row 8: Knit 2 together at beginning of row (3 sts)

Row 9: Knit 2 together at beginning of row (2 sts)

Row 10: Knit 2 together. Cut yarn and pull through loop.

Finishing: Sew the eyes and nose to the front of the hat. Topstitch on the mouth.

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Jack-O-Lantern Hat Knitting Pattern

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