Knit the perfect Mr. Frosty snowman hat
You'll look so chill in your cute Mr. Frosty snowman hat. This hat works up quickly but does call for some intermediate skills. Keep reading for video tutorials for all the special skills needed to knit up your hat!
Pattern & Kit
You can download the knitting pattern and also purchase a hat kit in either blue or red right here:
Add those snowflakes & avoid using 3 colors at time with duplicate stitch.
How to Read a Knitting Chart
Knitting charts are read from bottom-to-top and right-to-left. Learn the finer points of reading knitting charts:
Long Tail Cast On
The long tail cast on for beginners! This stretch cast-on is both lovely and functional:
Norwegian Knitting Thimble
Speed up your colorwork and improve your tension with a Norwegian knitting thimble.
Buy a knitting thimble for just $5.
Work a simple, two stitch nose using satin stitch with your orange yarn & tapestry needle.
Weaving In Ends
There's no way around it - colorwork generates so many ends! When possible, I've started weaving in ends as I go. It's nearly invisible and saves a lot of work at the end of the project.
Very Pink Weave In Ends As You Go Tutorial via YouTube
There are some times when weaving in as you go isn't ideal as it creates distortion on the front side of the work. Instead, weave in those ends using a tapestry needle after the knitting is complete.