Quynn’s impish charm comes from the combination of shaped earflaps – perfectly integrated with the body of the Hat and worked using simple increases and decreases – and a gentle pixie point. Worked in aran weight, it knits up fast enough to kit out the whole family.


Hat Description

Quynn is a pixie earflap Hat. It has a deep garter stitch brim with integrated earflaps and a gentle pixie point. The body and crown are worked in stocking stitch.


Pattern Details


83 [97, 118, 136, 178, 212] yd/77 [89, 108, 125, 163, 195] m
Aran weight, single or plied yarn; solid, semi-solid or variegated yarns.

Needles & Notions

Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNS/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch markers as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample Details

Shown in Noro Kureyon [110yd/101m per 50g; 100% Wool]
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative Yarns

Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted [190yd/174m per 4oz/113g; 85% Wool, 15% Mohair]


17 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Stocking St.
16 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Garter St.


To fit size: 14 [16, 18, 20, 22, 24] in/ 35.5 [40.75, 45.75, 51, 55.75, 61] cm
Finished size: 11.5 [12.75, 15.25, 16.25, 19.25, 20.75] in/ 29.25 [32.5, 38.75, 41.25, 49, 52.75] cm

Pattern Notes

Notes about adjusting depth, and achieving additional sizes, are included.

About our Hat patterns

Each Woolly Wormhead pattern is a short workshop in PDF format. Each pattern is carefully developed and every effort is made to ensure that the instructions are as clear as possible. In addition, the patterns are all multi-sized, professionally edited, and professionally photographed. These patterns will not only teach you how to create your own beautiful knitted Hat, but will also teach you new skills and improve your knitting knowledge!

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Product Details

  • Quynn Hat knitting pattern
  • Designer: Woolly Wormhead
  • Technical Editing: Tana Pageler, Heather Murray
  • Translation: Šárka Dvořáčková (CZ); Alessia Càmpera (IT)
  • ISBN: 978-9916-692-71-4
  • Copyright Date: 2011
  • Last Revision: February 2024
  • File Name: WW164KQuynn
  • PDF File Size: 1.2MB; 150dpi

Additional information


Colour Blind Friendly


Bottom-up, In The Round




Woolly Wormhead

Instructions Type

Written Only




English, čeština, Italiano

Product Type

Single Pattern


Newborn (13 to 14in), 6 Months (15 to 16in), 12 Months (17 to 18in), Child/Teen (19 to 20in), Adult (21 to 22in), L Adult (23 to 24in)

Yarn Type

Dip-Dyed, Gradient, Hand-Spun, Kettle Dyed, Self-Striping, Semi-Solid, Single Ply, Solid, Space-Dyed, Variegated

Yarn Weight



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