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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Baby Hat - Knit

Good morning,

It didn't take long to make a hat to match the booties featured yesterday.  This was a really fun, quick project.

My pattern for the hat is below if you'd like to use it.  This is a 6 - 9 month size set.

Enjoy,

Lois

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Baby Hat
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Materials:

Size 6 needles, a small amount of yellow and white #4 yarn

Brim:

Cast on 15 st, leaving 12" tail

Work in garter stitch (knit every row) for 16.5" ending with an even numbered row. (150 rows)

Bind off loosely in k all but the last st.

Upper part of hat:

(Right side) Join second color (tie around base of yarn from work with 1/2 square knot and slide close to work) and pick up a st between each rigge along side of work.

Work in garter stitch for 3" ending with a ws row.

Decrease for crown:

Decrease row 1: *k2, k2tog, repeat from * across (ending in at least 2 k st at end of row - you may have as many as 4 k st at end of row)

Decrease row 2: k

Repeat dec rows 1 and 2 once.

Next decrease row: * k1, k2tog. repeat from * across ending with at least 1 k at end of row

next row: k

Next decrease row: k1, k2 tog across row, ending in at least 1 k at end of row.

Cut yarn 30" from work. Thread yarn needle and thread tail through remaining st. Pull tight. Take a few st. to anchor.

Back seam:

Holding wrong sides together sew or crochet back seam from top to ribbing. break off.

Reverse seam for ribbing. Holding right sides of ribbing together, use beginning tail to sew or crochet seam for ribbing.

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4 comments:

Wanda..... said...

They look soft and comfy, Lois...much better than one can buy!

grammie g said...

Hi Lois ...the hat is just as cute as those booties...hope there is a lucky taker for those !!

Cheryl said...

Oh so sweet. The yellow is so cheery! I cannot wait til I can knit a set for a grandbaby..for now I have to be content with a granddog!

Lois Evensen said...

Good morning,

Yes, I love this set, too. I love yellow and white together for babies and it's perfect when you are working in advance of the birth! ;)

There is always a taker for the baby items I make. I always have a few around to be ready for the next time I need something for a gift. I recently gave away the last one so am now ready for the next time I need a gift set.

Thank you, everyone, for stopping by.

Very best,
Lois