Knit a brain hat for science march

A One-of-a-Kind Knit Brain Hat for the Science March

Hey brainiacs, show the world you’re proud of your smarts with a handmade knit brain hat for the science march.
Knit a brain hat for science march

The pattern was designed for the Science March. Because, after all, we had Pussy Hats for the Women’s March, so what better than a brain hat for the science march? All the better that it’s also pink.

Pussy Hats became a real cultural phenomenon. The hats made the cover of New Yorker Magazine, and have been added to the V&A collection.

pussy hat on the cover of the new yorker

Part of made them so popular was their extreme simplicity. Just a folded piece of fabric, really. It could have easily been a first project, and it probably was for some people.

I still get shiverers when I see photos like these. It felt wonderful to be part of something bigger, and to know we were making a difference in some small way.

One month ago, you all did this! Tell us, what women’s right did you make or march for? 📸Brian Allen/Voice of America

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The knit brain hats for the science march look much more complicated, and I’m worried that may have put some people off, and stop them having the same impact as the Pussy Hats did.

But they’re not that hard, I promise!

It’s actually pretty simple to knit a brain hat for the science march (although you’d have to start right now to get it done in time!). Just coil icord all over a regular hat. Copy a picture of a brain, or twist it up in imaginative loops and swirls. Unlike Pussy Hats, which were fairly, well, uniform, each Brain Hat will be unique. If you’re really pressed for time, you could just knit the icord and use it to cover a hat you’ve already got.

If only all science was that easy.

Get the free pattern for the Knit Brain Hats here.

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