What is included:
Full instructions to knit Happy Dave's Helical Hat in 7 sizes, designed by Janice Anderson.



Preemie (Newborn, Baby, Toddler, Child, Adult S/M, Adult L)

To fit a had circumference:

31 (36, 41, 46, 51, 56, 61) cm / 12 (14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24)"

with approximately 3-5 cm / 1½-2" negative ease



3 colours of Rowan Baby Cashsoft Merino

(57% merino 33% acrylic, 10% cashmere, 130 m / 142 yds per 50 g)


Shown in:

  • Pink Sample:
    • (MC) 1 ball in Shade: 116 Girly Pink
    • (CC1) 1 ball in Shade: 112 Denim
    • (CC2) 1 ball in Shade: 101 Snowflake
  • Blue Sample:
    • (MC) 1 ball in Shade: 112 Denim
    • (CC1) 1 ball in Shade: 110 Apple
    • (CC2) 1 ball in Shade: 118 Turquoise


3.25 mm (US 3) needles (or size required to achieve gauge)


― circular or DPNs to work small diameter in the round


The Story

Designed for knitters who would like to knit a cute stripy hat, and learn or perfect the helical method of knitting jogless stripes at the same time.

Happy Dave's Helical Hat

  • All rights reserved. This pattern is subject to copyright. In purchasing this pattern you agree to print and use it only for your personal non-commercial use. No part of this pattern may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without prior permission from the designer and publisher. Thanks for your cooperation.


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