Reversible Tin Foil Hat, Just in time for Sock Summit!

Posted on Aug 03, 2009. 8 comments

Frustrated by plain wool hats?
Want to join the ranks of the Tin Hat Brigade?
Make your own Tin Foil Hat using this simple and free knitting pattern!
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Reversible Tin Foil Hat, pictured with garter side facing out.
Needles US 15/10 mm Circular Knitting Needles and DPNs, or size needed to get gauge.
Yarn Making Materials
Rotary cutter or scissors.
One 56” x 84” MPI SPACE Emergency Blanket cut into 1.5” strips.
Scotch Tape.
8 stitches and 11 rows over 4inches
Pattern Measurements
23” around and 7” tall. Stretches to fit most adult human heads.


  • Posted by Sandra Singh on Aug 11, 2009

    No aliens will be getting into your head, whew and we were worried!

  • Posted by mindy on Aug 18, 2009


  • Posted by Carrie K on Aug 04, 2009

    When will you design the matching toothguard? It is weirdly cute!

  • Posted by Susan on Aug 07, 2009

    You are tooo funny! Come by and say hello to me in booth 1117.

  • Posted by AlisonH on Aug 10, 2009

    Oh, that’s priceless!!

  • Posted by Mildawg on Aug 03, 2009

    That is absolutely fabulous! Thanks for sharing.

  • Posted by Shelli on Aug 03, 2009

    Now that is one snazzy hat. Does it also offer protection against sock yarn fumes?? Have fun at sock summit. I ENVY YOU..

  • Posted by marri on Aug 04, 2009

    lol, this cracked me up! have fun at the summit!

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