my Snoflinga Hat

Snoflinga Hat (pattern by Wiksten) knit by Anna Graham | Noodlehead

This knitting project (Snoflinga Hat) has been on my needles for way longer than it should have been! What else is new?! I did finally commit to finishing it the other day on a road trip for Easter. I had stumbled in getting it started because my interchangeable needle set didn’t have a cord for a 16″ circular. Bummer. So I ordered some in the sizes I needed and it was super slick. I had tried starting on dpns, but then I just gave up and went for the circulars.

Snoflinga Hat (pattern by Wiksten) knit by Anna Graham | Noodlehead

I did go down a needle size for the hat. I think I knit fairly loose in the round, and was too lazy to do a swatch. Plus my head is small. ūüôĀ So I also ended up adjusting the height of each segment of the design, thankfully that was easy enough to do.

This is made with Loft and I really liked using it after I got in a few rounds. I love the natural feel of it and the subtle variations of color. I had purchased this pattern so long ago and was so kindly reminded of it when I taught at Nido last spring. They had a gorgeous green sample knit up! Actually the¬†whole Nido shop was pretty darn inspiring, it’s great to see and touch knit projects¬†in real life. I simultaneously had a deer in the headlights kind of look, too. So many great things to make!

Snoflinga Hat (pattern by Wiksten) knit by Anna Graham | Noodlehead

It’s been a crazy spring here if you can call it that, we’re due for snow today and chilly stuff all weekend. I’ll be wearing my new hat to the girls’ soccer games for sure!

ps. I also learned how to crochet a chain for this hat! It’s weird that I never have tried crochet yet, my mom claims she made a lot of crochet blankets back in the day.

Snoflinga Hat (pattern by Wiksten) knit by Anna Graham | Noodlehead

Pattern: Snoflinga Hat by Wiksten (Jenny Gordy)
Yarn: Loft by Brooklyn Tweed, purchased from Fancy Tiger Crafts

Snoflinga Hat (pattern by Wiksten) knit by Anna Graham | Noodlehead

I almost forgot to mention that I added black leather handles to my shop! I’ll be adding more and restocking the other colors this weekend, so if you don’t find what you need be sure to check back soon. Thank you!

Black Leather Handles - Noodlehead

7 thoughts on “my Snoflinga Hat

  1. Helen says:


  2. Jeni says:

    Oooh, it turned out great! That’s such a great color!

  3. Jenny says:

    This is so cute! I’ve never seen that pattern. I still want to try Loft. I really enjoyed a poncho I made with Shelter, so it will be in my future for sure.

    1. Anna Graham says:

      oh a poncho sounds awesome! Yes, try Loft!

  4. Kim says:

    Very pretty Anna!

  5. kristin says:

    oh really cute! love the bobbly thingies.

    1. Anna Graham says:

      yes!!! make bobble!!! I had that on repeat in my brain the whole time I was making it!

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