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Knit Baby Hat

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Warm lacy knit baby hats size Preemie through 18 months. Shown in Bernat Softee Baby.

Sizes

Preemie
6/12 months
18 months
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The materials for this project cost $8.14

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Preemie
  • 6/12 months
  • 18 months

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Step 2:

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

Color Info

Softee Baby | Mint, 02004Edit Color
$4.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 5/3.75mm
$3.15
The materials for this project cost $8.14

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

st(s) = stitch(es)

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

MATERIALS

Green Version
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
SizesPreemie6/12 months18 months 

Mint (02004)
111
One ball of yarn makes 5 x Preemie hats, 4 x 6/12 months hats OR 4 x 18 months hats. Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Blue Version
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
SizesPreemie6/12 months18 months 
Change Color Here
Pale Blue (02002)
111
One ball of yarn makes 5 x Preemie hats, 4 x 6/12 months hats OR 4 x 18 months hats. Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
White Version
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
SizesPreemie6/12 months18 months 
Change Color Here
White (02000)
111
One ball of yarn makes 5 x Preemie hats, 4 x 6/12 months hats OR 4 x 18 months hats. Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Yellow Version
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
SizesPreemie6/12 months18 months 
Change Color Here
Lemon (02003)
111
One ball of yarn makes 5 x Preemie hats, 4 x 6/12 months hats OR 4 x 18 months hats. Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Pink Version
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
SizesPreemie6/12 months18 months 
Change Color Here
Pink (02001)
111
One ball of yarn makes 5 x Preemie hats, 4 x 6/12 months hats OR 4 x 18 months hats. Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

24 sts and 32 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 74 (86-86) sts.
Knit 5 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
Cont in pat as follows:
1st row:(RS). Knit.
2nd row:Purl.
3rd and 4th rows:As 1st and 2nd rows.
5th row:K1. *(K2tog) twice. (yo. K1) 4 times. (K2tog) twice. Rep from * to last st. K1.
6th row:Knit.
These 6 rows form Feather and Fan pat.
Cont in pat for 18 (24-24) rows more, ending on a 6th row of pat.
Cont in stocking st until work from beg measures 4 (-5) ins [10 (11.5- 12.5) cm], ending on a purl row.
Shape top: 1st row:(RS). K1. *K2tog. K10 (5-10). Rep from * to last st. K1. 68 (74-79) sts rem.
2nd and alt rows:Purl.
3rd row:K1. *K2tog. K9 (10-9). Rep from * to last st. K1. 62 (68-72) sts rem.
5th row:K1. *K2tog. K8 (9-8). Rep from * to last st. K1. 56 (62-65) sts rem.
7th row:K1. *K2tog. K7 (8-7). Rep from * to last st. K1. 50 (56-58) sts rem.
9th row:K1. *K2tog. K6 (7-6). Rep from * to last st. K1. 44 (50-51) sts rem.
11th row:K1. *K2tog. K5 (4-5). Rep from * to last st. K1. 38 (42-44) sts rem.
13th row:K1. *K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 20 (22-23) sts rem. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts and fasten securely. Sew back seam.