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[June 16, 2019] The site has now stopped selling patterns.

[April 30, 2019] After almost 11 successful years in business, Patternfish will cease selling patterns on 16 June, 2019.

We will continue to make our customers' stashes accessible to them to the end of 30 June, 2019, in order to provide them with time to save their purchased patterns to their personal hard drives.

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Nancy Whitman


Rushmore Hat

Rushmore Hat is a slightly slouched hat that lends itself to being worn in a variety of ways. The stitch pattern is stripes of stockinette and reverse stockinette that are gathered with simple pleating to create a complex looking design. The pleats make for an interesting texture and provide extra warmth. Knitting begins at the rolled brim and ends at the crown. You can personalize the hat with a pompom, tassel, or other embellishment, or complete it as pictured.

The pattern is written for a solid colored hat without further embellishment. Pattern includes a photo tutorial of how to work the pleats and is easy enough for anyone who is comfortable with knitting in the round.

(The matching Rushmore Cowl is also available as a separate pattern for $6, or you can purchase the Rushmore Hat & Cowl as a set here for $10 and save $2. Naturally we recommend the latter option, since you'll obviously be knitting both pieces in many different yarns and colourways for years-- Ed.)

* Madelinetosh Tosh Pashmina, 75% merino, 15% silk, 10% cashmere, 360 yards per skein, 1 skein Mineral. Approximate yardage used is 275.

Pattern Detail

  • no charts
  • no schematics
  • no sewing
  • fall/winter
  • no sewing, circular, bottom-up / toe-up
  • fits average adult head
  • digital PDF has 5 pages (letter size)
  • easy
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 4.0 mm
    • US 6
    • 23.0 st st
Click below for more images and yarn requirements
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