# Quick Answer: How do you measure the circumference of a knit hat?

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## How do you find the circumference of a hat?

Circumference: Measure the circumference of the hat by placing the measuring tape on the inside edge of the hat’s head hole and pulling the measuring tape in a circle until both ends of the measuring tape meet.

## What circumference is a 7 3 8 hat?

Hat size charts in inches and centimeters

Head circumference International size US size
23.2 in/ 59 cm L 7 3/8
23.6 in/ 60 cm XL 7 1/2
24 in/ 61 cm XL 7 5/8
24.4 in/ 62 cm XXL 7 3/4

## How do you convert head circumference to hat size?

Once you have used the string or head measuring device to find your circumference, you’ll have the exact measurements needed to use with the hat sizing chart. For example, if you found that your head measures 22 inches overall, then you would pick a hat size of medium or fitted size of 7 to 7 1/8″ circumference.

## How do you measure head circumference for a helmet?

The circumference of the head should be measured at a point approximately one inch above the eyebrows in front, and at a point in the back of the head that results in the largest possible measurement. Take several measurements. The largest measurement is the one you want to try on first.

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## What is considered a big head?

The average size male head is 22″ 1/2 and the average size woman head is 21″ 3/4. The one size fits all (OSFA) hats stop at about 23″, so a person would find it difficult finding a hat that fits around a size 7 1/2 and above. In the hat world, head sizes over 23″ 3/8 would be considered a big head.

## How do you find a hat that fits you?

Wrap the tape around your head, making sure you measure above your ears at the area where you prefer to wear your hat. Although it is a matter of personal choice, a good spot to measure is the widest part of your head, as that’s where a hat often fits the best.

## How long is a knitted hat?

That’s the length you’ll need. Most average adult hat lengths will be around 16 inches and large adult hat lengths will be around 18 inches.

## How many knitting stitches is an inch?

The needle size you use to get 5 stitches per inch could be the same for both yarns (an average knitter would usually get 5 stitches per inch on a US 7 / 4.5 mm needle), but sometimes the weight of the yarn affects how tightly or loosely you knit.