Knit a Hat That Looks Like a Bob Ross Painting …

Knit a Hat That Looks Like a Bob Ross Painting …

“We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents.” Bob’s famous quote is a great mantra for us knitters who often worry too much about making mistakes. In my opinion, perfection is over-rated, cracks and imperfections are how the light get in …

That’s not to say that there is anything imperfect about this Alaska beanie, designed by Camille Descoteaux. Doesn’t it remined you of a Bob Ross painting? Love it!

Knit a Hat That Looks Like a Bob Ross Painting ...

Knit a Hat That Looks Like a Bob Ross Painting ...

Get the pattern via Ravelry, designed by Camille Descoteaux.

p.s. “There’s nothing wrong with having a tree as a friend.”

PATTERN: Alaska by Camille Descoteaux.


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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.


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    If you’re looking for the discount/worsted version, I have a free beanie pattern on Ravelry called “Sunset in the Forest!” Spread the tree silhouette love! 🙂

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    Just found this hat and fell in love with it. Have downloaded the pattern from Ravelry and hope to get it started this week. The pattern gives how many to cast on and a chart but no info on any decreasing, etc. Is it knit on circular or straight needles? Want to know what I’m going to be doing before I get started. Thank you.

    • Danielle

      Hi Jean, everything you need to know is on the Ravelry page. Here’s what I found, “This beanie is knit in the round. This pattern is written for circular needles but you can easily adapt it to DPN. The first section is simple 2×2 ribbing. Then, follow the chart to knit the trees in stranded knitting.”


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