This knitting pattern is in English. The Christmas Hat is worked in the round from the bottom up on circular needles and double pointed needles (or using the magic loop technique with a longer cable circular needle) towards the point. A casing is made along the lower edge, with a wide elastic on the inside, which insures a good fit regardless of the size of the child’s head. Lastly, a small tassel is built and then sewn on the point of the hat. Sizes: Small (large). Fits head circumference smaller (larger) than 50 cm. Gauge: 23 sts x 31 rounds = 10 x 10 cm in stockinette st Suggested needles: 3,5 mm (US size 4) / 40 cm (16 inches) circular needles, 3,5 mm double pointed needles Materials: 65 (80) grams of sport weight yarn, approximately 0,5 m of elastic band (2 cm wide), darning needle Yarn: Pernilla from Filcolana (50 g = 175 m/188 yards) Difficulty: ? ? (2 out of 5) See the classification of difficulty here. The yellow Christmas Hat is knitted in Mini Alpaka in the color Sennepsgul 2335 from Sandnes Garn. The red Christmas Hat is knitted in Pernilla from Filcolana in the color Merlot.