Friday, 6 March 2015

Babbity Baby Hat

You all LOVE my 'Babbity Baby Jacket'!
 
And lots of you have been asking for a matching hat ......
 
so here it is .......  I love it - and I hope you do too!
 
It's very easy to knit - but pretty and practical too. 
 

Babbity Baby Hat
 
 
 
Babbity Baby Hat            Newborn Baby  
 
Size:
Width:             5 1/2  “ (14cm)       11” (28cm) all around 
Height:            5 1/2 “ (14cm)
 
Pattern:
 
Using 4mm needles& DK yarn, cast on 56sts
1st Row:       S1, knit to end of row
Repeat this row 23 times more
25th Row:     S1, knit to end of row
26th Row:     S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2 rows six times more
 
Shape Top ~
Next Row:    *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                 (45sts)
Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1      
Next Row:    *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                 (34sts)
Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1      
Next Row:    *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                 (23sts)
Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1 
Next Row:    K2tog across row to last st, k1    (12sts)                                    
 Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure
Sew up side seam and weave in ends.
 

 
Babbity Baby Hat           0- 3 months

 

Size:
Width:     ~      6” (15.25cm)   12” (30.5cm) all around 

Height:                ~      6 “ (15.25cm)

Requirements:
Around 16g of DK yarn

4mm needles  

Pattern:

Cast on 65sts

1st Row:          S1, knit to end

Repeat the last row 19 times more

21st Row:         S1, knit to end

22nd Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 8 times more

 

Shape the top  ~
1st  Row:     (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1               57sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th  Rows:  S1, purl to last st, k1
3rd  Row:     (K5, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              49sts
5th  Row:     (K4, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              41sts
7th  Row:     (K3, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              33sts
9th  Row:     (K2, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              25sts
11th  Row    (K1, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              17sts
12th  Row    (P2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                       9sts
Cut yarn (leaving a long ‘tail’ to use for sewing up), draw the end through all stitches, pull up tightly.
Sew up the seam.  Darn away ends.

 

Babbity Baby Hat           6 months

 

Size:
Width:             6 ½ “ (16.5cm)            13” (33cm) all around 

Height:            6 ½ “ (16.5cm) 

 
Requirements:
Around 20g of DK yarn

4mm needles  

Pattern:

 
Cast on 69sts

 
1st Row:          S1, knit to end

Repeat the last row 21 times more

23rd Row:         S1, knit to end

24th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 9 times more, increasing 1st at each end of last row      71sts

 
Shape the top  ~
1st  Row:     (K5, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1               
61sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th  Rows:  S1, purl to last st, k1
3rd  Row:     (K4, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              51sts

5th  Row:     (K3, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              41sts
7th  Row:     (K2, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              31sts
9th  Row:     (K1, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              21sts
11th  Row    (K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                     11sts

12th  Row    (P2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                      5sts
Cut yarn (leaving a long ‘tail’ to use for sewing up), draw the end through all stitches, pull up tightly.
Sew up the seam.  Darn away ends.



Babbity Baby Hat           9 - 12 months

 

Size:
Width:             7 “ (18cm)       14” (36cm) all around 

Height:            7 “ (18cm)


Requirements:
Around 22g of DK yarn

4mm needles  


Pattern:

Cast on 73sts

1st Row:          S1, knit to end

Repeat the last row 23 times more

25th Row:         S1, knit to end

26th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 10 times more

 
Shape the top  ~
1st  Row:     (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1               
64sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th  Rows:  S1, purl to last st, k1
3rd  Row:     (K5, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              55sts

5th  Row:     (K4, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              46sts
7th  Row:     (K3, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              37sts
9th  Row:     (K2, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              28sts
11th  Row    (K1, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              19sts
13th  Row    (K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                     10sts

14th  Row    (P2 tog) repeat to end                              5sts
Cut yarn (leaving a long ‘tail’ to use for sewing up), draw the end through all stitches, pull up tightly.
Sew up the seam.  Darn away ends.

 



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12 comments :

  1. I had a question. rows 21 and 22. Is that to be repeated 8 tones each row or 8 times as a set of two rows? ??

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  2. Please reply ASAP I'm at row 21 at,this time. Many Thanks

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    1. Bushra - you should repeat the 2 rows as a set :)

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  3. I'm enjoying knitting baby hats for charity. I.just started a knitting ministry at my church and I was wondering if you could advice me on how many stitches should I.cast on.for an aduktysized hat? I use your pattern for the hats for.charity pattern. Love that pattern by the way. Thabks Marianna

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  4. Hello! I'm new to knitting, and am confused about your directions for the stockinette before decreasing. I'm working on the 6 month size, so should I repeat rows 23 and 24 9 times for each row, or 9 times total? Thanks for the help and a lovely pattern!

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