a hat that's too cool for school

Vancouver is full of hipsters in skinny jeans with artfully dishevelled hair, oversized glasses, fashionably ill-fitting coats and mismatched prints.

The hipster is clearly too cool for school, and they come by this nonchalant but epic style naturally, right? WRONG. They work at it EVERY DAY. It is NOT EASY.

This hat is the perfect knit for your favourite hipster: classic but a tiny bit edgy and inside-out looking, to maintain that 'I don't give a damn' ethos. Hipster can be knit in aran or DK weight yarn in sizes from proto-hipster baby to 'I wish I was still a hipster' grown-up.

Hipster pattern $5 USD

Hipster Hat by Tin Can Knits

Hipster Hat by Tin Can Knits

Tutorials :::

sizing Baby (Child, Adult S, M, L)
Head circumference: 16 (18, 20, 21, 22)"
materials Aran: 60 (80, 90, 110, 120) yds
DK: 90 (110, 120, 130, 140) yds
(we used Rowan Tweed in '589-hubberholme' and '590-wensley' and Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran in 'colour 15')
gauge Aran version: 18 sts / 4"
DK version: 22 sts / 4"
(in stockinette on larger needles)
suggested needles Aran: US #6 / 4.0 mm and US #8 / 5.0 mm
DK: US #4 / 3.5 mm and US #6 / 4.0 mm
(or as required to meet gauge); 16" circular and/or DPNs
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Hipster Hat by Tin Can Knits

Hipster Hat by Tin Can Knits

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Hipster Hat by Tin Can Knits

Hipster Hat by Tin Can Knits


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