Mock Cat Hat

This super easy pattern is great for beginner loom knitters, and your toddler will love it.

LOOM:  Baby-Knit Looms, 56 pegs needed.

YARN:  Approx 100 yds of bulky weight wool-acrylic blend. City Tweed by Knit Picks in Obsidian was in sample.

NOTIONS:  knitting tool, scissors, tapestry needle.

GAUGE: 6 sts x 10 rows=2 inches in stockinette with ewrap knit stitch (ek).

SIZE: Fits a head circumference up to 18″, toddler up to approx. 4 years old.


ek= ewrap knit
p=purl stitch


Place a stitch marker on a peg to designate it as the first peg.


Cast on 56 sts, join to work in the rnd.

Rnd 1-6: *ek2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.

Explanation: Ewrap knit 2 pegs, purl 2 pegs, until the end of round.

Rnd 7: ek to end of rnd.

Rnd 8: p to end of rnd.

Repeat Rnd 7 and Rnd 8 until hat measures approximately 7.25 inches from cast on edge.


Bind off with basic bind off method.

Mattress stitch seam the bind off edge.

Weave in all ends. Block lightly.