Handicrafts · Loom Knitting

Pokeball Inspired Loom Knitted Hat

I don’t know anything about Pokemon, but Pokemon hats are on the requested list from the hospital, especially for the older kids. This hat design is part of the many hats I’m designing for my Crafting Blessing group. We are making hats for the local children’s hospital and for local kids with hair loss from Alopecia.

This pattern is great for beginners or advanced loom knitters. This size hat on the 36 peg loom will usually fit ages 2 years old – adults, depending on the length of the hat.

The final length of the hat I made in this tutorial was 7.75″, which fits my 5 & 6.5 year olds perfectly. Make it longer or shorter to fit your needs. Note: depending on the yarn you are using and other variables, your length may be different. Measure the hat as you go until desired length. The middle black band is roughly .75″ wide. Minus that from your total desired length and divide that by 2 to get the length of the white and red sections. For example: 7.75″ desired length – .75″ black band = 7″. Divide 7″ by 2 = 3.5″ for the white and 3.5″ for the red sections.

You can use this pattern on any size loom with an even number of pegs. I like the 48 peg (5/8″ gauge) Knitting Board loom for larger women or average men. For odd numbered looms, you will have to adjust the pattern. I would suggest ending each K2, P2 row with an extra P1, and for every P2, K2 row, end with an extra K1.

I used the 12 peg flower loom (I like the Darice brand best) for the circle in the center.

Pokeball loom knitted hat

For the yarn I used:
    White & Black: 1 strand of #5 chunky:
        Loops & Treads Charisma – White: https://amzn.to/2UVjM0z
        Loops & Treads Charisma – Black: https://amzn.to/2TYc59B
    Red: 2 strands of #4 worsted weight yarn
        I used: I love this Yarn! brand from Hobby Lobby – #40 Red

For any of the colors, you can also use 1 strand of  #5 or #6 chunky OR 2 strands of #4 worsted weight. You can use any white, red and black yarn such as Red Heart Super Saver, Red Heart With Love, etc: https://amzn.to/2MHdIpn
Also any basic black and white, such as Bernat Softee Chunky or Hometown yarn: https://amzn.to/2Ti9yqy

Pokeball loom knitted hat

Feel free to use this pattern, but please see the following information regarding use of this pattern. Supplies needed for this project are listed in the pattern and in the video description on YouTube.

Please do not copy or distribute this pattern in any manner or claim as your own. Written copies of this pattern can be found for purchase in my Etsy shop: www.DavetDesigns2.etsy.com. 

You may sell products made from this pattern only if you clearly credit the design to me (The Davet Homestead) and provide a link to my blog www.thedavethomestead.com. No mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind is allowed. My photos may NOT be used, you must take your own photos of your finished products for your use. Please considering making hats from this pattern and donating them to your local children’s hospital, women’s shelter, homeless shelter, etc.

The written pattern can be found for purchase in my Etsy shop and helps support my YouTube channel: www.DavetDesigns2.etsy.com.

Here is the video tutorial of how to make this Pokeball inspired loom knitted hat. Please subscribe to my channel so you can receive notifications when I upload new videos. Click here for YouTube Video.

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