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Beginner Knit Hat Pattern

I've been asked so many times if there is a pattern for the hats I make,  but I was too busy filling Christmas orders to ever write it down until this week. I'm part of a Facebook group that is specific to knit hats which allowed me a great source of pattern testers so I could be sure I was putting out a good product. If you know anything about my creative tenancies it is that I like to give people options so just like in my crochet pattern I give THREE different versions of this new hat I named after Minnesota's first state park - Itasca. The Itasca is a beginner friendly hat that can be knit in one color, two, or three. It fits ages 6-100 due to a stretchy brim. (Shown here on a seven year old) One of my new favorite yarns is Loops and Threads Copenhagen because it is self striping. I followed the one color pattern for  the hat on the left and if I want more of a fair isle look I will use the two color pattern and use the Copenhagen yarn for t
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