Baby Hat Pattern- whilst we hope that this free knitting pattern works out well for you The Knitting Wool Store disclaims all responsibility.
Materials: Confetti Fancy Yarn, example shown no. 108, 100g/100g/200g/200g 1 set 3.5 mm double pointed knitting needles.
Worked in the round on DPNs .Cast on 49/63/70/77 sts. and divide evenly between 3 needles. Work with your 4th. needle.
Moss Stitch Border:
Round 1: RS: *K1,P1* repeat from * to* all round.
Round 2: Work each st. opposite as it faces you, i.e. knit the purl and purl the knit sts. Complete a total of 5 rounds in Moss Stitch.
Continue working in rounds in st.st. until the hat measures 3.5/4.5/5/5.5" (9/12/13/14 cm.) Then start decreasing as follows-
Dec.Round 1: *k5, ssk* all across.
Dec. Round 2 and every alternate row: K all stitches.
Dec.Round 3: *k4, ssk* all across.
Dec.Round 5: Knit all.
Dec.Round 7: *k3, ssk* all across.
Dec.Round 9: *k2, ssk* all across.
Dec.Round 11: *k1, ssk* all across.
Thread the yarn through the remaining stitches, tighten and fasten off.
Earflaps: Make 2 as follows. Find the start of the 1st. round and count along 8/8/10/12 sts.With 3.5mm needles pick up 14 sts. work 4 rows in moss stitch.
Row 5: Continuing in Moss Stitch dec. 1 st at the beginning of each row by working 2 tog. until there are 4 stitches left. Cast off.
Repeat on the opposite side of the hat.
Make a Ponpom and attach to top of hat.
For the larger sizes make 2 Icords 26cm long and stitch neatly inside each ear flap.