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Mikela Hat


This pattern is part of The Art of Warmth: 27 Hats for Every Occasion.

Indulge in the luxurious warmth and style of the Mikela Hat, a knitting pattern that marries comfort and fashion in a perfect embrace. Crafted in plush Aran weight yarn, this slightly slouchy hat embraces a sense of opulence, providing a cozy cocoon for your head during chilly days. The generous slouch lends an effortlessly chic silhouette, making it an ideal accessory for those seeking both comfort and a bold fashion statement. On US 9/5.5 mm needles, it knits up wonderfully fast.

Finished measurements

19”/47.5 cm brim circumference.

9”/22.5 cm height from base of ribbing to top-center of crown.

Measurements taken after blocking.

Fits average adult head sizes 20-22”/51-56 cm.



Approximately 140 yds/128 m of aran weight yarn.

2 skeins of Ella Rae Extrafine Heathers (100% Merino, 85 yds/78 m in 50 gr); #13 Caramel



Size US 7/4.5 mm and size US 9/5.5 mm circular needles 16”/40 cm long, or size to obtain gauge.

One set of double-pointed needles size US 9/5.5 mm.


Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle.



17.5 stitches and 22 rounds = 4”/10 cm on size US 9/5.5 mm needles in charted pattern after blocking.


Construction Notes

  • The hat is worked from brim to crown in the round.

  • Knitters may consider placing markers between the chart repeats.

Difficulty: Intermediate. 

Pattern Style: both written and charted instructions using common knitting abbreviations. Cable/lace pattern is written and charted.

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