Candy Corn knitted Hat

Fall! The favourite season for many. What’s not to love about it? Beautiful colours, pumpkin floavoured everything, and cooler weather making it perfect for all those cozy items you’ve been knitting.

What better way to celebrate fall, than with a classic candy corn knitted hat. A fun little hat for fall photo shoots, or just to wear around to show your love of fall!

Candy corn knitted hat

Candy corn knitted hat

Materials:

Notes:

  • This pattern was written using Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick. But it can be substituted out for any level 6 yarn.
  • These hats are more of a fitted style, if you’d like them to be more slouchy add more rows before you start decreasing 

Abbreviations:

  • K: knit 
  • P: purl 
  • K2tog: knit two together
  • Anything marked with asterisks * repeat around 

Pattern

Adult 

With the mustard colour cast on 48 stitches

Row 1-6: K1, p1 

Switch to 9mm needles

Row 7-9: Knit around 

Switch to pumpkin colour 

Row 10-19: knit around 

Switch to fisherman 

20-23: knit around

Row 24: (K3,k2tog)*, k3 

Row 25: knit 

Row 26: (k2, k2tog)*, k3

Row 27: knit 

Switch to double pointed needles 

Row 28: (k1, k2tog)* 

Row 29: knit 

Row 30: (k2tog)*

Cut a long tail and weave it in through the remaining stitch on your needles and cinch closed. Weave in ends. 

Related: Leland Beanie

Child (4-10yr)

With Mustard Cast on 44 Stitches 

Row 1-6: k1, p1

Row 7-8: Knit around 

Switch to Pumpkin

Row 9-17: knit around 

Switch to Fisherman 

Row 18: Knit 

Row 19: (k3, k2tog)* k4

Row 20: knit 

Row 21: (k2, k2tog)*

Row 22: knit 

Switch to double pointed needles 

Row 23: (k1,k2tog)*

Row 24: knit 

Row 25: k2tog

Cut a long tail and weave it in through the remaining stitch on your needles and cinch closed. Weave in ends. 

Toddler

With Mustard cast on 40 stitches 

Row 1-6: k1, p1 

Row 7: knit 

Switch to pumpkin 

Row 8- 15: knit 

Switch to fisherman 

Row 16-17: 

Row 18: (k2,k2tog)*

Row 19: knit 

Switch to double pointed needles 

Row 20: (k1, k2tog)*

Row 21: knit 

Row 22: (k2tog)*

Cut a long tail and weave it in through the remaining stitch on your needles and cinch closed. Weave in ends. 

6-12 months 

With mustard cast on 36 stitches 

Row 1-4: k1, p1 

Row 5-6: knit

Switch to pumpkin 

Row 7-12: knit 

Switch to fisherman 

Row 13-15: knit 

Row 16: (k2,k2tog)*

Row 17: knit 

Switch to double pointed needles

Row 18: (k1,k2tog)*

Row 19: knit 

Row 20: (k2tog)*

Cut a long tail and weave it in through the remaining stitch on your needles and cinch closed. Weave in ends. 

0-6 months 

With mustard cast on 36 stitches 

Row 1-4: k1, p1 

Row 5-6: knit

Switch to pumpkin 

Row 7-12: knit 

Switch to fisherman 

Row 13: knit 

Row 14: (k2,k2tog)*

Row 15: knit 

Switch to double pointed needles

Row 16: (k1,k2tog)*

Row 17: knit 

Row 18: (k2tog)*

Cut a long tail and weave it in through the remaining stitch on your needles and cinch closed. Weave in ends. 

This pattern is an original pattern by Meg Hardison of The Northern Moose. Please do not claim this pattern as your own. Please do not reprint this pattern on your site. You may keep a copy of the pattern for your own personal use, but please do not sell the pattern or distribute it.

You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me Meg Hardison and link back to The Northern Moose Blog. Permission is not granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you for being respectful and for your understanding!  

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