Knitted Overcast Hat

Imagine a cozy, handcrafted hat made with intricate stitching and warm yarn. This stylish accessory is perfect for chilly days, adding a touch of charm to any outfit. The knitted overcast hat is not only fashionable but also practical, keeping your head snug and protected from the elements. With its unique design and attention to detail, this hat is sure to turn heads and make a statement wherever you go. The soft, stretchy material ensures a perfect fit, while the overcast stitching adds a touch of sophistication to the overall look. Whether you're running errands or enjoying a leisurely stroll, this hat is the perfect accessory to keep you warm and on-trend. Upgrade your winter wardrobe with this timeless piece that combines fashion and function seamlessly. 


20’’ circumference (very stretchy) x 11’’ depth


Berocco Ultra Alpaca Chunky (50% alpaca, 50% wool; 131 yards [120 meters]; 1 skein


Size US#10.5 (6.5mm) 32’’ Circular needle and dpns, size US #9 (5.5mm) 32’’ circular needle


removable markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle


12 sts & 16 rnds in St st over a 4″x4″ square and using the larger needles.


  • Darning needle
  • 1 stitch marker

Pattern Notes

Hat is very stretchy—for less slouch, work to 2’’/5cm less than indicated.

Hat Pattern

With smaller needles (US # 9/5.5mm) and tubular long tail CO, CO 60 sts. Pm & join for working in the rnd.

Work 2’’ (5 cm) of *k1,p1* rib.

Purl I rnd.

Switching to larger needles, *k29,p1* rep from * once more. Cont as est until hat measures 11.5’’ long.


With RS facing, align needles to prepare for grafting. Front needle should have 29 knit stitches to your right and 1 purl stitch on far left. Graft live sts together (starting with purl stitch on the back and knit stitch on the front). Alternately, for a fun extra seam you can flip hat inside out and work 3 needle BO

Flip hat inside out and carefully weave in ends. Fold points of hat flat down towards each other reaching across the crown and meeting in the middle. Seam two points together and anchor to center of crown.

Block gently!

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