Thursday, 29 October 2015

ALFIE Hat


Alfie - Classic Striped Hat
for a babies, toddlers, children, teenagers and adults.   
 
ALFIE Baby Hat

    
 
ALFIE Baby Hat
 
DK yarn in two colours which look good together
M = Main colour          C = Contrast colour
 
4mm needles
 
For a baby of 0 - 3 months
 
Size          
Width:    5½ “ (14cm)   11” (28cm) all around 
Height:   5½ “ (14cm)
 
 
Pattern:
 
Using M, cast on 65sts
Work 10 rows in k1,p1 rib or garter stitch (every row knit)
Add in C (do not cut off the first colour, simply carry it loosely up the side and use as required)
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 2 rows in stocking stitch
Continue in main colour only

Shape the top ~
1st  Row:  (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1               57sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th  Rows:  Purl
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.
 
 
For a baby of around 6 months
Size

Width:    6½ “ (16.5cm)   13” (33cm) all around 
Height:   6½ “ (16.5cm)
 
Pattern:
 
Using M, cast on 73sts
Work 10 rows in k1,p1 rib or garter stitch (every row knit)
Add in C (do not cut off the first colour, simply carry it loosely up the side and use as required)
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 2 rows in stocking stitch
Continue in main colour only

Shape the top ~
1st  Row:  (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1               65sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th,12th Rows:  Purl
3rd  Row:  (K5, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             57sts
5th  Row:  (K4, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             49sts
7th  Row:  (K3, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             41sts
9th  Row:  (K2, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             33sts
11th  Row (K1, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              25sts
13th  Row ( K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                   13sts
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.
 
 


ALFIE Baby Hat
For bigger sizes
Follow the rib, stripe pattern and top shaping instructions for the baby 6months hat as written -  with the following adjustments to the number of stitches and rows ~
 
6-12months       Cast on 73sts, work until 5” from cast on, shape top         6½” total height
1-3years            Cast on 81sts, work until 6” from cast on, shape top         7½” total height
4-10years          Cast on 89sts, work until 7” from cast on, shape top          8½” total height
Teens/Woman    Cast on 97sts, work until 9” from cast on, shape top       10½” total height
Adult Man          Cast on 105sts, work until 10” from cast on, shape top   11½”” total height


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