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Why settle for a plain hat when you can rock the streets with a whimsical blend of warmth and whimsy?

Picture this: a beanie that not only keeps you snug in the chill but also turns heads with its adorable cat ears perched on top.

It's not just a hat; it's a style statement, a conversation starter, and a beacon of fun in a sea of mundane winter accessories.

Grab your knitting needles and let your creativity run wild as you whip up a cat-tastic masterpiece that reflects your playful spirit.

Whether you're a cat enthusiast, a trendsetter, or someone who simply appreciates the joy of handmade fashion, our knitted cat ear beanie is the purr-fect project for you.

  • 1 skein of Lion Brand Heartland Thick and Quick in the color Black Canyon 153.
  • Bulky/Chunky/12-ply yarn- 125yd/142g/114m


  • 8 mm (US 11) knitting needles


Skill Level - Basic (Beginner)

This is a basic knitting pattern for beginners.

It uses basic knitting stitches (knit and purl) to create ribbing and stockinette stitches.


  • Newborn - 3 months baby - Head circumference = 13-16" / Finished length = 12"
  • 1-3 years - Head circumference = 18-21" / Finished length = 16"
  • 5 to 12 years - Head circumference = 19-22" /Finished length = 18"
  • Teens to medium adults - Head circumference = 22-23" / Finished length = 20"
  • Large adult - CO 32 / Head circumference = 24-25" / Finished length = 22"

You may want to adjust the head circumference/finished length depending on the recipient of the hat.


Small batch sales of finished pieces made from this pattern are permitted, but the seller must use their own photographs, and credit must be given to Louise Bollanos/Handy Little Me as the designer.


Join The Handy Little Me Knitting + Crochet Community to connect with other makers of Handy Little Me patterns for help with techniques and pattern-related questions.

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