Baby Hood

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Baby Hood

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Keeping your baby warm? No problem! This hood in Patons Astra will keep baby cozy in an exciting shade range.

3 mos
To fit baby.
6 mos
To fit baby.
12 mos
To fit baby.
18 mos
To fit baby.
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The materials for this project cost $26.31

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • 3 mos
  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos
  • 18 mos

To fit baby.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Astra | Hot Pink, 08416Edit Color
$3.99

Contrast B

Astra | Emerald, 02708Edit Color
$3.99

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 4/3.5mm
$8.49

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 6/4mm
$8.49

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$1.35
The materials for this project cost $26.31

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Inc(s) = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

3 mos To fit baby.
6 mos To fit baby.
12 mos To fit baby.
18 mos To fit baby.

MATERIALS

Hat
Patons Astra (50 g/1.75 oz;147 m/161 yds)
Sizes3 mos6 mos12 mos18 mos 
Contrast A
Hot Pink (08416)
1111
Contrast B
Emerald (02708)
1111
Sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needles 16" [40 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. 1 stitch holder.

GAUGE

22 sts and 28 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

With smaller needle and B, cast on 70 (76) sts. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd for (K1. P1) ribbing until work from beg measures 1 1/2 (2)" [4 (5) cm].
Next rnd: Rib across 10 (11) sts. Leave these sts on a st holder. Rib to last 10 (11) sts. Slip last 10 (11) sts onto st holder.

Beg working in rows across rem 50 (54) sts as follows:
Next row: (WS). *P4. Inc1P. Rep from * to last 0 (4) sts. P0 (4). 60 (64) sts.

Change to larger needle, A and proceed in stocking st until work from last row of ribbing measures 4 (5)" [10 (12.5) cm], ending with a purl row.

Shape top: 1st row: (RS). K39 (43). ssk. Turn.
2nd row:
P19 (23). P2tog. Turn.
3rd row:
K19 (23). ssk. Turn. Rep last 2 rows until all sts have been worked. Leave 20 (24) sts on a spare needle. Break A.

Face ribbing
With RS facing, B and smaller needle, K20 (22) from st holder. Pick up and knit 22 (26) sts along left side edge. K20 (24) from spare needle. Pick up and knit 22 (26) sts along right side edge. 84 (98) sts. Join in rnd. Place marker on first st.
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K1. P1) ribbing 7 times more. Cast off loosely in ribbing.