How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit

Today we are going to knit Pussy Hat! My easy to follow step-by-step video tutorial will show you all the techniques, tips, and tricks to knitting up this really simple and totally adorable quick-knit pattern.

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Time Magazine Cover Pussy Hat

These adorable feline kitty cat hats were legion at the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, 2017.

This has become the greatest craftivism movement in history.

Bonus: These hats are super adorable and a perfect hat to wear year round.

New:  Time Magazine’s Cover features Pussy Hats!

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Materials. How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

PussyHat ProjectMATERIALS to Knit a PussyHat

  • Worsted Weighted Yarn in any fiber… oh, color PINK!
  • Straight Knitting Needles Size 8 US (5 mm)
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape

 


Pussy Hat Collage - Women’s March on Washington

KNITTING TECHNIQUES to Knit a PussyHat

KNITTING PATTERN for a PussyHat

Please see a variety of Knitting Patterns Available at the PussyHat Project.  They offer alternative patterns in knit, crochet, and child sizes!

Cast On
For our basic adult size Pussy Hat, we begin by Casting On 50 Stitches using the Long-Tail Cast On Method.

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

2×2 Rib Stitch Brim #1
K1, * K2, P2 * P1
Knit Until your work is 4 inches in height

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

Stockinette Stitch
Knit Stitch Right Side
Purl Stitch Wrong Side
Knit Until your work is 11 inches in height from end to end (includes 2×2 Rib Stitch Brim)

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

2×2 Rib Stitch Brim #2
K1, * K2, P2 * P1
Knit Until your entire work is 15 inches in height

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

Bind Off

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

Fold with Right Side touching

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

Tack Sides with Tapestry Needle and Yarn Tails

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

Weave In Ends

Turn Hat Right Side Out and Shape

Place onto Your Head… Kitty Cat Ears Appear! Meow!

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit.


 

Cabled Ears HatHow to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit. by Robyn M. Schrager

I’ve also enjoyed knitting up this variation on the basic Pussy Hat with cabled ears!

Download the free Cabled Ears Hat pattern here!

It’s knitted in the round with circular needles.  I used 8 US, 16″ in length.  A super quick knit and really fun to see the cables take shape!

And check out more patterns by Robyn… love them!

 

 

 

How to Knit the Pussy Hat with Studio Knit