Baby Granny Hat

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Baby Granny Hat

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Baby granny squares and a knitted brim with pop color accents!

Sizes

Baby
Hat measures approximately 17 (19)" [43 (48.5) cm] circumference at band, unstretched Note: Band will stretch to accommodate a range of head sizes.
Toddler
Hat measures approximately 17 (19)" [43 (48.5) cm] circumference at band, unstretched Note: Band will stretch to accommodate a range of head sizes.
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Hat measures approximately 17 (19)" [43 (48.5) cm] circumference at band, unstretched Note: Band will stretch to accommodate a range of head sizes.

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Contrast A

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Magenta(ish), 00006Edit Color
$3.99

Contrast B

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Olive(ish), 00019Edit Color
$3.99

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 5/3.75mm
$3.80

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Circular Aluminum Knitting Needles 16"

Size 8/5mm
$5.75

Chibi Tapestry Needle Set

Jumbo 2/Pkg
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The materials for this project cost $24.72

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Baby Hat measures approximately 17 (19)" [43 (48.5) cm] circumference at band, unstretched Note: Band will stretch to accommodate a range of head sizes.
Toddler Hat measures approximately 17 (19)" [43 (48.5) cm] circumference at band, unstretched Note: Band will stretch to accommodate a range of head sizes.

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) (85 g/3. oz;153 m/167 yds)
SizesBabyToddler 
Contrast A
Magentaish (00006)
11
Contrast B
Oliveish (00019)
11
Size 5 mm (U.S. H-8) crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) circular needle, 16" [40.5 cm] long, or size needed to obtain gauge. Set of four size 5 mm (U.S. 8) double-pointed knitting needles. Yarn needle.

GAUGE

One granny square measures approx 2 x 2" [5 x 5 cm] In 2 x 2 Rib, 15 sts = 4" [10 cm], unstretched

INSTRUCTIONS

2 x 2 Rib (multiple of 4 sts):
Round 1: (RS) *K2, p2; repeat from * around.
Round 2: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Repeat Round 2 for 2 x 2 Rib.
GRANNY SQUARE (make 17 (19) with A and , 1 with B - 18 (20) total)
With crochet hook and A, ch 5; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc), 2 dc in ring, ch 3, [3 dc in ring, ch 3] 3 times; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—12 dc and 4 ch-3 sps.
Round 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 2 dc, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp, [sc in next 3 dc, 3 sc in next ch-3 sp] 3 times; join with sl st in first sc—24 sc. Fasten off.
Assembly: Arrange granny squares, with RS facing up, into 2 strips of 9 (10) squares each, placing B-colored square as shown in photo. Sew squares together to form strips. Sew long edges of strips together. Sew short ends of piece together to form ring of squares. Weave in ends.
BAND
With RS facing, circular needle and A, pick up and k64 (72) sts evenly spaced around lower edge of granny square ring. Note: Lower edge is edge with strip of squares that contains the B-colored square. Work in 2 x 2 Rib for 6 rounds. Cast off in 2 x 2 Rib.
CROWN
With RS facing, circular needle and B, pick up and k64 (70) sts evenly spaced around top edge of granny square ring. Note: Change to double pointed needles when stitches have been sufficiently decreased.
Rounds 1–5: Knit.
Round 6: *K2tog, k1; repeat from * to last st, k1—43 (47) sts.
Round 7: Knit.
Round 8: *K2tog; repeat from * to last st, k1—22 (24) sts.
Round 9: Knit.
Round 10: *K2tog; repeat from * around—11 (12) sts.
Round 11: Knit.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through stitches of last round. Pull gently, but firmly, to close opening. Secure end.
FINISHING
Using yarn needle, weave in all ends.