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Crisp winds, reading stories aloud together, steely clouds scudding across blue skies. This is October to me. I love the return of hand warmer weather – these perfect days of energy and layers. I even think I run faster in fall out of sheer joy at being alive in all these winds and leaves.
I wanted to knit something to celebrate my favourite time of year. So I knit a simple slouchy hat, perfect for keeping warm when you’re outside enjoying a sunset or eating honey with a friend under a tree. The name Thotful Spot is a reference to Winnie the Pooh’s special yet humble place to sit and think. I always think of Winnie the Pooh in autumn. Perhaps it’s the back-to-school storytime routine. Perhaps it’s the urge to take every possible moment to sit outside before the snow flurries fill the skies.
The textured rib is easy – it’s just a two-row repeat. This hat would work in pretty much any sport or DK yarn – solid, variegated, gradient – the simplicity of the design will handle anything you throw at it.
Sizes: S, M, L to fit 20”, 22”, 24” (51cm, 56cm, 61cm)
This hat pattern has a matching set of hand warmers if your fingers wish they were as cozy as your ears.
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7 thoughts on “free Thotful Spot Hat pattern”
I wish I knew how to make things like that. I’m not crafty at all but I envy those who are. That hat is so cute, I’d definitely wear it!
Sweet compliment, Ashley! Once upon a time I didn’t think I was crafty either. It’s amazing what we can surprise ourselves with.
I don’t know how to sew but I LOVE this pattern/combo. I am going to send my Mum the link and see if she thinks she can make something for me, thank you for sharing this!
Thanks! It’s actually knitting, Bree. It’s on the beginner side of knitting if your mom knows how to knit.
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