Age | Head Circumference | Hat Height |
---|---|---|

Child (3 – 10 years) | 20″ | 8.5″ |

Pre-teens and Teens | 21″ | 10″ |

Adult Woman | 22.5″ | 11″ |

Adult Man | 22.5″-24″ | 11.5″ |

## What size should a knitted hat be?

You’re finished hat should be 2 – 4 inches smaller (negative ease) than you’re actual head circumference. I usually knit mine 2 inches smaller. The reason for this is because you want your hat to fit comfortably snug on your head.

## How long should a knit hat brim be?

Decide the width of your brim. Measure your knitting. It should be twice the length. I like my brims to be about 2 – 3 inches so I knit 4 – 6 inches because I know that I will be folding the knitting in half to make the brim.

## What is hat height?

For the hat circumference, measure from the forehead all the way around. For the hat height, measure from the crown of the head to the base of the ear for winter hats, but for summer hats that have a brim and rest above the ears, only measure to the top of the ear.

## What age is 48 cm hat?

How to measure: 1, 2, 3 steps

Hat Circumference | ||
---|---|---|

Age | CM | Inches |

12–18 months | 48cm | 18.50″ |

18–36 months | 50cm | 19.50″ |

3–5 years | 53cm | 20.50″ |

## How do you measure the crown height of a hat?

The hat crown is measured from the bottom of the hat band, located directly in the middle of the crease, to the middle dip of the crown. Changing the size to be either shorter or taller will depend of the stature of the person. Women tend to go shorter in crown height so the hat in not overwhelming in size.

## How many stitches do I need for a hat?

If you want to knit a hat that’s 19 inches around, you will cast on 5 stitches per inch times 19 inches, for a total of 95 stitches.

## What hat size is 23 inches?

Hat Sizing Chart *

Head Circumference | Adult Hat Size | |
---|---|---|

Inches | Centimeters | Fitted |

22 3/4 | 57.8 | 7-1/4 |

23 1/8 | 58.7 | 7 3/8 |

23 1/2 | 59.7 | 7 1/2 |

## How many rows should a hat be?

Loom Size / Hat Size

Hat Recipient | Avg Head Circumference | Number of Rows |
---|---|---|

Baby – 1 yr. | 18 in / 46 cm | 25-30 |

Toddler | 21 in / 53 cm | 25-30 |

Tweens & Teens | 22 in / 56 cm | 30-34 |

Women & Lean Men | 22 in / 56 cm | 32-40 |

## What is the best cast on for a hat?

The long tail tubular cast is ideal for projects that need a stretchy trim, such as socks and hats.

## How many stitches do you need for a child’s hat?

Notions:

Gauge | Number of Stitches to Cast On |
---|---|

3 sts/inch | 48 (54, 60) |

4 sts/inch | 64 (72, 80) |

5 sts/inch | 80 (90, 100) |

6 sts/inch | 96 (108, 120) |

## What size hat is 57cm?

How To Work Out Your Hat Size

Metric | 55cm | 57cm |
---|---|---|

UK Size | 6 3/4″ | 7 |

US Size | 6 7/8″ | 7 1/8″ |

Inches | 21.7 | 22.4 |

Size | Small | Medium |

## What is the average hat size?

Head sizes and shapes differ from region to region. The most common male size is 7-⅜ and the average hat size for females is 7-¼.

## What is the average head size?

According to Wikipedia, one study in the United States shows, the average adult head circumference to be 55cm (21 3⁄4 ) in females and 57cm (22 1⁄2 in) in males. Another study conducted in UK shows a slightly different result: with the average female head size being 55.2 cm and the average male head size being 57.2 cm.