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Old 12-28-2007, 07:15 PM   #1
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Hat Pattern for 6/7 year old girl
Where can I find a knit hat pattern for a 6 or 7 year old girl?
I have dk yarn.
I did make strawberry hats for 2 year olds now need to make it larger. One pattern calls for 88sts but it's for 2year old and that's a little snug.
If I would use size 5 (original pattern calls for size6 or 7 needles) would I get too many sts and that making the hat too large? or go to a size 8 and would it make the hat smaller. I'm confused on something like increases without a pattern.
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Old 12-28-2007, 07:53 PM   #2
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This Super Simple Circular Hat Calculator might help you find the right gauge.

This site has a table for head sizes and this site has an Easy Roll Brim Hat Generator.

Monks Cordtutorial.
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Old 12-29-2007, 10:07 AM   #3
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Fair-Isle Child's Cap
Caps for Kids
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Page full of Children's Hats
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Old 12-31-2007, 03:57 PM   #4
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http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter06/PATTpiggle.html

This one says it will fit toddlers to adults, and is just darling!
It uses DK yarn.
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Old 01-01-2008, 10:53 PM   #5
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My site (see my signature) has a number of hats suitable for a girl.

Search on hats, knitting, child & everyone, female.
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