Pompom Baby Hat

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Pompom Baby Hat

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What could be cuter than a pompom brim? Babies will love moving and grooving in this Softee Baby hat!

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Single Size
To fit 6 (12/18) mos.
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The materials for this project cost $8.94

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Size:

  • Single Size
Measurements
To fit 6 (12/18) mos.

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Softee Baby | Soft Fern, 30221Edit Color
$4.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
$3.95

Materials not included in this kit:

 4-pronged fork. Scissors.

The materials for this project cost $8.94

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurements
To fit 6 (12/18) mos.

MATERIALS

PomPom Baby
Bernat Softee Baby (140 g/5. oz;331 m/362 yds)
Main Color (MC) Soft Fern (30221) 1
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 4-pronged fork. Scissors.

GAUGE

22 sts and 30 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

 

Cast on 78 (86) sts.

1st to 4th rows: Knit. Place marker at end of 4th row.
5th row: Knit, inc 2 sts evenly across. 80 (88) sts.

Proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 4 (4 1/2)" [10 (11.5) cm], ending with a purl row.

Shape top: 1st row: *K8 (9). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 72 (80) sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: *K7 (8). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 64 (72) sts.
5th row: *K6 (7). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 56 (64) sts.
7th row: *K5 (6). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 48 (56) sts.
9th row: *K4 (5). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 40 (48) sts.
11th row: *K3 (4). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 32 (40) sts.
13th row: *K2 (3). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 24 (32) sts.
15th row: *K1 (2). K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 16 (24) sts.
16th row: Purl.

Size 12/18 mos only: 17th row: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 16 sts.
18th row: Purl.

Both sizes: Next row: *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 8 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and fasten securely. Sew back seam.

FINISHING
Check out our Fork Method Pompom Video

Large Pompoms (make 8): Wrap yarn around fork 50 times. Tie tightly in center and remove from fork. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape.

Small Pompoms (make 7): Wrap yarn around fork 30 times. Tie tightly in center and remove from fork. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape.

Alternating Large and Small sizes, sew 14 Pompoms securely to lower edge of Hat above marked row. Sew rem Large Pompom to top of Hat.