View Single Post
Old 08-03-2008, 02:22 PM   #1
Knit4Pie
Turning the Heel
 
Knit4Pie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Farnham, Canada
Posts: 781
Thanks: 282
Thanked 220 Times in 208 Posts
Where/How to measure for a hat?
This will be a strange question, but it has me baffled. When measuring for the circumference of a hat, do you measure straight around, or on a slope? Middle of forehead or lower forehead? I've knit and crochet several spring and summer hats for my dd and they're either too small (if I go by my measurements) or too big (when I estimate by comparison to the one that came out too small). I've matched gauge each time, so I'm kind of stumped on what I'm doing wrong here.
__________________
Wenda
"Be afraid of bears, of bungee-jumping, of faulty wiring in old houses, but never, ever be afraid of trying something in knitting." Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, Knitting Rules

Visit my blog Knitting for Patience
Knit4Pie is offline   Reply With Quote