Saturday, 14 January 2017

'Little Surprise' Hat


I love this little hat - such a pretty stitch pattern
 
and you will find a 'little surprise' as you knit it :)


'Little Surprise' Baby Hat
 
I am not sharing the surprise right now !   Why not find it for yourself ?
 
 

‘LITTLE SURPRISE’ BABY HAT

DK yarn (8ply)

4mm needles

Angel Baby

 
Cast on 25sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 4 times more

23rd Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

24th Row:     P2tog, all across row, k1                                         

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.

 (For a smaller size - repeat the pattern rows 3 times instead of 4.)

 

Small  Premature Baby  7″ circumference,  3½“ high

 
Cast on 31sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 5 times more

27th Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

28th Row:     P2tog, all across row, k1                                         

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.

 
 

Medium Premature Baby  9″ circumference,  4½“ high

 
Cast on 37sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 7 times more

35th Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

36th Row:     S1, * p2tog all across row

37th Row:     K2tog all across row, to last st, k1                                                        

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.

 

Large  Premature Baby  11″ circumference,  5½“ high

 
Cast on 43sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 9 times more

43rd Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

44th Row:     P2tog across row, k1       

45th Row:     K2tog across row                                

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.

 
 

Small Newborn Baby  12″ circumference,  6“ high
 

Cast on 49sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 10 times more

47th Row:     S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

48th Row:     P2tog across row, k1       

49th Row:     K2tog across row                                

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.

 
 
 

Newborn Baby  13″ circumference,  6½“ high
 

Cast on 55sts

1st Row:       S1, knit to end

2nd Row:       S1, knit to end

3rd Row:       S1, *p2, yon, k1, yrn, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

4th Row:       S1, * k2, p3, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

5th Row:       S1, * p2, k3, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

6th Row:       S1, * k2, p3tog, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3

Repeat 3rd to 6th rows 11 times more

51st Row:      S1, *p2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2tog, k1                  

52nd Row:     P2tog across row, k1

53rd Row:     K2tog across row                                          

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.
 
 
 
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In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.  
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
Copyright © 2016 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.
 
 




10 comments :

  1. Thanks for sharing your experience in this blog. Hand knitted baby hat patterns look so cool and babies love it too.

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  2. Thank you for inclouding so many sizes for this hat. I am making hats for premature babies in Africa who have a hard time dealing with life in general and making it in life. God bless you for your endeavors and for sharing your design with us at no cost.

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  3. Im not familiar with YON and YRN Have never seen that before and I have been knitting for 50 years +

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  4. To Grandma Carol: YON and YRN are yarn overs. This link does a nice description of yarn overs between purl and knit stitches. http://sarahclements.com/2011/03/27/knitting/yarn-over-term-confusion/

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  5. I CO 37 stitches for the medium preemie hat and have worked through the pattern row 6. When I get to the end of row there are 4 stitches remaining after the knit 3 together. The same thing happened in the previous two rows where there was an extra stitch beyond the last 3 of p2, k1 or k3. Is the cast on number of stitches accurate or is there something missing in the pattern? This is a cute hat, but the pattern is not working.

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  6. Beautiful hat. Love the pattern..it makes a change not to have to do ribbing which is the worst bit for me. Is there any chance you will be adding a jacket or bootees too? X

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  8. Thank you will give it a try as need few done as expecting twin grandchildren soon

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  9. do you ever create patterns using circular needles instead of sewing seams?

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  10. Do you have a pattern for the flower too?

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