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    I love this! Too bad I can't knit. . . know of a place where I can find these instructions in crochet? ;)


    What does this hat look like? So far, I've only knitted one scarf. I've moved to a pretty cold area and need a new hat.
    Thank you,


    Okay: I put up crochet instructions here--


    And I put up a photo album so you can see all the Jayne hats! It's here:


    Hi do you have a pattern for crochet. I do not knit I crochet.

    Thanks, Nina


    I'm not sure how much more clear I can be about the crochet directions. They're here:


    I'm so excited that I found this site! I jokingly typed "Jayne's Hat Pattern" into Google, and screamed when I found this. I'm glad to know I'm not the only insane person, and that I don't have to make up my own knitting pattern...thank you so much for the very clear instructions!


    I am new to knitting and this is my first hat. I wanted to say thanks, the directions were really easy for a new knitter like me to follow. It really made making a hat seem like something that was within my reach. Thank you so much!


    Thank you so much for making this pattern available to everyone. My husband recently started running the Serenity role playing game for our gaming group and asked me if I could make him a hat like Jayne's for during the game. You made the pattern easy to understand and make. It's going to make his day when he comes home to find this hat ready for him for tomorrow's gaming session. Thanks again.


    Just a question about the yarn used for this hat pattern, what weight class would it be considered? A 5 or 6?


    I have a question: when you say size 10 needles, are you talking British size 10, American, or what? Sorry if this seems obvious, I'm new to this.



    I'm using US size 10, but that really shouldn't matter for you--you should use any size needle that gets the gauge with the yarn you're using and with you're own style of knitting. Even if we used identical needles and yarn, there'd likely still be a difference in our stitches, since everyone is different, and this isn't a science. So start with a big chunky yarn and needles around US10, but if you're getting a different gauge, play around with needle sizes until you find one that works.

    Have you read Elizabeth Zimmerman's Knitting without tears? I love that book, and it has a very useful section on gauge. She recommends, for example, always knitting with one size needle down so that you can knit looser and give your hands a rest. I did that and also used very chunky yarn, so you may need a different needle size altogether.


    Thanks, that clears it up.

    I haven't read it, but I'll keep an eye out for it. Right now, I'm at the 'chunk of wool on a needle' stage of knitting, and I can only really do a knit stitch. But, someday I'll have a hat done. Hopefully.

    Thanks again,

    Mike Donato

    i love knitting to make for my mom for christmas knitting hat i need finshed top
    without double point needle please help me
    just e-mail me any time ok


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    Rich Holmes

    The email link given above ( doesn't work.

    I am thinking of making a Jayne hat, but I've never knit in the round and was wondering one thing. Toward the end when you're reducing down to 7 stitches is it still possible to work with a circular needle? Or do you need to switch to double pointed needles at some point?


    Try the magic loop method--it's far easier than double-pointed needles and cheaper than switching to smaller circulars. Instructions are here:


    Do you actualy bind-off?, I would think you would pull the yarn throught the stitchs beacause it's a hat.


    This appears to be the way they've done it on the show, but I could be wrong. It wouldn't be the end of the world to do it a different way. :)


    Thanks for posting pattern, my husband wants me to make it for him. He is excited he's not the only Firefly fan.


    Hi--great to hear it. I've even heard rumors of a second movie!


    Thanks for this pattern! I have to admit that I've never seen the show (sorry) but I have a friend who really wants me to make this for him. Is there a particular brand/line of yarn you like for this hat?


    Do you knit the orange yarn for 3.5" including or excluding the 3 rows of rib?

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    Could someone e-mail me showing me how to do the ear flaps? I don't know how to pick up stitches. Is there a video somewhere? My email address is

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    Jayne Hats

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