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Fiesta Hat Tutorial

It’s time for another Polka Dot Download! I’ve been wanting to write this one up for ages and I finally sat down and did it.

Fiesta Hats are great one-night projects, featuring bright colors and simple techniques. I’ve written instructions for both loom knitters and needle knitters, so you can make these hats no matter which method you prefer.  The majority of the ones I’ve made have been done on the loom, but I have also made a few on circular needles, and both methods are fairly simple.

These hats would make great Christmas gifts.  They feature quality materials, and they work up quickly – make a small pile of them and give them to your closest girlfriends.

You can use this link or the widget below to purchase the tutorial at any time.

These hats were made to sport a Polka Dot Cottage buttonLiterally made for it.  You can substitute any large button you like, of course, but if you want a button like in the photos, you’ll find a wide selection here.



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9 thoughts on “Fiesta Hat Tutorial

  1. Im excited for the free pattern, but I can not see it when I click on the downloads page. Any ideas? Thanks!

    1. Oops! My bad. I screwed up the link. I fixed the post now, but you can also just click here.

      Thanks for letting me know!

  2. This will be my first actual project since teaching myself to knit, so wish me luck!! We have tons of ‘scarfs’ now 😉 Hats to go with them will rock!! Thanks Lisa!!

    1. Cool! If anything is unclear in the pattern please let me know!

  3. Thank you so much!
    I’ve been wandering around aimlessly for a week, trying to find inspiration to do something. This is Perfect!

    1. Glad I could help 🙂 Have fun!

  4. totally wonderful!! such simple beginnings with the knitting loop and now you are a pattern maker. love it!

    1. Aw, thanks, Becky!

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