Are you looking for something different and fun to knit? Something with some whimsy and character? Then look no further because you’ve found it. This Pom Pom knit hat free pattern uses two types of yarn, one of which is Pom Pom yarn. The result is a cozy hat with tons of personality that you can knit up quickly.
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This Pom Pom knit hat free pattern was designed specifically to showcase the fun Red Heart Pomp-a-Doodle yarn.
The yarn itself is made with big pom poms that are strung together. There are approximately four inches of string between each Pom Pom. You knit or more or less like normal, working on the string, not the poms themselves.. if you’re not sure about it, then check out this video if you want some tips for knitting with Pom Pom yarn.
This is considered a #7 jumbo weight yarn. However, as you work with the string part of it, you may find that it behaves like a lighter weight yarn. Knit together, it looks like a series of Pom Pom balls next to one another. It’s a bold statement for accessories and one that’s really playful!
Pom Pom Top and Brim
In this hat, you’ll use the pom pom yarn to knit together a thick, cozy, whimsical hat brim. You also have the option to make a super pom at the top of the hat to tie the whole thing together..
Of course, knitting with this yarn might all be a little much for an entire hat. Therefore, the body of the hat uses a different yarn to complement the point and brim. You’ll work the body of the hat in a complementary color of Red Heart Soft Essentials Yarn.
You’ll work the body of the hat primarily in stockinette stitch. So, this is more or less an easy beginner pattern, except for the fact that you’re working with a slightly different type of yarn than normal. You’ll use mattress stitch to seam together the very top of the hat before adding on the optional Pom Pom.
Sometimes working with a unique yarn makes you feel like you’re learning something new. It can be a terrific, easy way to shake up your crafting. And really, how can you not have fun working with a yarn made of pom poms? They’re simply joyous. Want to keep playing with this yarn? Check out some other Pom Pom yarn project ideas here.
Get the Pom Pom Knit Hat Free Pattern
Ready to have fun knitting up this hat with Pom Pom yarn? You can get the free pattern right here or click the image below.
Play around with knitting the hat in different color combinations to see what style works best for you!