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  • You'll need approximately 2 inches of negative ease for your hat's circumference.
  • Obviously, not everyone is average, these charts were just designed to give you a rough idea for project planning purposes.
  • These yardages are rough estimates, yarn usage changes depending on stitch pattern.
  • These yardages were estimated using a gauge of 5sts/inch and a stockinette stitch.


Age Head Circumference Hat Height Yardage
Preemie (1-2 lbs) 9" 3.5" 50-110
Preemie (3-4 lbs) 11" 4" 50-110
Preemie (4-5 lbs) 12" 4.5" 50-110
Preemie (5.5-6 lbs) 13" 5" 50-110
Newborn 14" 6" 100-150
Baby - 3 to 6 months    17" 7" 100-150
Baby 6 to 12 months  18" 7.5" 100-150
Toddler - preschooler (12 months - 3 years)   19" 8" 100-150
Child (3 - 10 years)   20" 8.5" 100-180
Pre-teens and Teens   21" 10" 100-180
Adult Woman  22.5" 11" 120-200
Adult Man  22.5"-24" 11.5" 200-255

Last updated by Knit Picks Admin Oct 29, 2008.

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