Short Description: Bast by La Visch Designs. What is one to do when dear daughter requests a hat with kitty cats? Design one, of course! Bast is a cute hat with cables and texture to create a kitty cat motif. Worked in a bulky weight yarn this hat knits up super quick, perfect for a last minute gift! This pattern contains instructions for 5 sizes, ranging from child to adult. The Bast hat is seamless and knitted from the bottom up. The instructions for the cat motif are provided both charted and written out.
Gauge: 13 sts / 21 rounds = 10 cm (4 inches) over reverse stockinette on larger needles after washing and gentle blocking
Finished Measurements: 42 (47, 51.5, 56.5, 61) cm / 16 ½ (18 ½, 20 ¼, 22 ¼, 24) inches circumference
Materials Used: Yarn: 44 (55, 65, 78, 91) m (48 (60, 72, 85, 100) yds) / 26 (33, 40, 47, 56) g Vams PT3 by Rauma [100% wool; 82 m (90 yds) / 50 g] in color 44 neon Pink (*Note: Substitute any bulky yarn of a similar or slightly heavier weight for a similar result.)
Needle Size: Knitting needles in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round in the following sizes (or to match gauge): 4.5 mm (US 7) and 5 mm (US 8)
Pattern Includes: Written instructions
Skill Level: Intermediate