Hats 101: Basic Headgear

Hats 101 class samples

3-6 class hours.

Put a lid on it! Make your first hat and keep your head warm this winter with either a cute beanie or classic watchcap. Pick your yarn, grab appropriate needles, and let’s get started!

Topics covered
Swatching and gauge
Knitting in the round


  • 100 yds #4 medium weight yarn in light or bright color
  • 16″ (measured point to point) circular needles in size appropriate for yarn
  • 1 set of 4 or 5 double-pointed needles
  • Ring markers, yarn needle
  • Calculator
  • Tape measure
  • Pen/pencil for making notes on worksheet