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Little Knit Hats

This is a basic hat that will knit up quickly and fit a Barbie perfectly. I have hung these hats on a small Christmas Tree, A tiny Clothesline and of course, Barbie has looked very fashionable wearing one. 
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins


  • 5 yards scraps of fingering weight yarn 5 yards is very generous
  • 0-1 DPNs set of 4 DPNs 8 its per inch
  • 1 Needle Tapestry needle to weave in ends
  • 1 Stitch Marker You may choose to mark your being of round I found it was such a small project I didn't need a stitch marker


  • Cast On 24 sts using your cast on preference. I used long tail cast on.
  • Join in the round being careful not to twist.
  • Knit 4 rounds in 1x1 Ribbing, K!, P1.
  • Knit 15 rounds in stockinette stitch. Knit all stitches. 
  • Decrease round. *K2, k2tog, repeat from* to end of the round. 18 sts remaining.
  • Knit one round plain.
  • Decrease round. *K1, K2tog, repeat from* to the end of the round. 12 sts remaining, NOTE: You will not work a plain round next.
  • Decrease round. *K2tog, repeat from * to end of the round. 6 sts remain.
  • Cut yarn leaving a tail long about 6 inches long. 
  • Using tapestry needle draw tail through remaining 6 stitches to close up the hat.
  • Weave In ends, and block if desired.
Keyword Little Knit Hat