Make a pink cat hat and get involved with the Pussy Hat Project.
If you haven’t heard, there was a Women’s March in Washington on January 21st, 2017 – on Trump’s first day in office.
It was full of women wearing knitted pink pussy cat hats and the Pussy Hat Project provided those marchers with pink cat hats to make a statement and help activists be heard.
It has also been a way for those of us who can’t be there to make our voices heard.
For more information and an official cat hat knitting pattern, please visit www.pussyhatproject.com.
*Please scroll down to see the printable pattern*
The sea of pink – knitted pink pussy hats at the march on January 21st 2017.
There is a pussy hat global virtual march on March 8th, 2017 in honour of International Women’s Day and A Day Without a Woman.
There is a pattern bundle for sale featuring 24 of the women’s knitting patterns which is great value.
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Pink Cat Hat Pattern
Here is a really simple, super fast pink cat hat with ears, similar to the original pattern and adapted for baby, toddler, child and adult sizes.
Please consider making a hat or two for this project!
Here is the FREE knitting pattern…
- 1 x 50g skein of worsted yarn - in any pink (or colour) of your choice
- 5mm (US 8) straight knitting needles
- Darning needle
- Tape measure
Size – Medium/Large
- CO 50sts and leave a long tail for seaming.
- Rib - K1, *K2, P2* rep from * to * to end, P1
- Work rib for 4.5"
- Work in st st (knit right side rows and purl wrong side rows) until piece measures 13" from cast on edge.
- Begin rib on right side row
- Rib, P1, *P2, K2* rep from * to * to the end, K1
- Work rib for 4.5". Piece measures 17 1/4" from CO edge.
- Cast off all stitches
- Cut yarn leaving a long tail for seaming.
Making up >
Fold the hat in half with the right sides facing and sew each side seam.
Weave in any loose ends.
Beg - Beginning
CO - Cast on
K - Knit
P - Purl
St st - stocking stitch
Rem - Remaining
Gauge - 18 sts and 23 rows = 4" in st st
Finished size before seaming 11" wide and 17 1/4" long.
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