Baby's First Hat
ITEM # 423962P6
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Crafting Time
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Skill Level
Advanced
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® TLC® Baby: 1 skein Snooky
  • Knitting needles: 4 and 5
  • Yarn needle

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE: 18 sts = 4"; 24 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge

Note: Directions are for size 6-9 months; changes for 12-18 months are in parentheses

Special Stitches
SSK = slip next two stitches knitwise to right needle, insert point of left needle through front of stitches, knit these stitches together through the back loop.

HAT
RIBBING
With smaller needles, cast on 77 (85) sts.
Row 1 (Right side): (K2, P2) across to last stitch, K1.
Row 2: P1, (K2, P2) across.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for Ribbing until piece measures approximately 2½" (3)" from cast on edge, ending by working Row 2.
BODY
Change to larger size needles.
Row 1 (Right side): Knit across.
Row 2: Purl across.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for pattern until piece measures approximately 4½" (5½)" from cast on edge, ending by working Row 2.
CROWN SHAPING
Row 1: K1, *K2tog, K15 (17), SSK; repeat from * across: 69(77) sts.
Row 2: Purl across.
Row 3: K1, *K2tog, K13 (15), SSK; repeat from * across: 61(69) sts.
Row 4: Purl across.
Row 5: K1, *K2tog, K11 (13), SSK; repeat from * across: 53(61) sts.
Row 6: Purl across.
Row 7: K1, *K2tog, K9 (11), SSK; repeat from * across: 45(53) sts.
Row 8: Purl across.
Row 9: K1, *K2tog, K7 (9), SSK; repeat from * across: 37(45) sts.
Row 10: Purl across.
Row 11: K1, *K2tog, K5 (7), SSK; repeat from * across: 29(37) sts.
Row 12: Purl across
Row 13: K1, *K2tog, K3 (5), SSK; repeat from * across: 21(29) sts.
Row 14: Purl across.
Row 15: K1, *K2tog, K1 (3), SSK; repeat from * across: 13(21) sts.
Row 16: Purl across.

Size12-18 Months Only:

Row 17: K1, *K2tog, K1, SSK; repeat from * across: 13 sts.
Row 18: Purl across.

FINISHING
Cut yarn, leaving a 12" end. Thread yarn needle with end and weave through remaining stitches. Draw up firm; fasten securely. With right sides together and matching stitches, sew seam. Make one medium size pompom and attach securely to crown of Hat.

Size: 6-9 months (12-18 months)

ABBREVIATIONS
K = knit; mm = millimeter; P = purl; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together.

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® TLC® Baby: 1 skein Snooky
  • Knitting needles: 4 and 5
  • Yarn needle

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE: 18 sts = 4"; 24 rows = 4" in Stockinette Stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge

Note: Directions are for size 6-9 months; changes for 12-18 months are in parentheses

Special Stitches
SSK = slip next two stitches knitwise to right needle, insert point of left needle through front of stitches, knit these stitches together through the back loop.

HAT
RIBBING
With smaller needles, cast on 77 (85) sts.
Row 1 (Right side): (K2, P2) across to last stitch, K1.
Row 2: P1, (K2, P2) across.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for Ribbing until piece measures approximately 2½" (3)" from cast on edge, ending by working Row 2.
BODY
Change to larger size needles.
Row 1 (Right side): Knit across.
Row 2: Purl across.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for pattern until piece measures approximately 4½" (5½)" from cast on edge, ending by working Row 2.
CROWN SHAPING
Row 1: K1, *K2tog, K15 (17), SSK; repeat from * across: 69(77) sts.
Row 2: Purl across.
Row 3: K1, *K2tog, K13 (15), SSK; repeat from * across: 61(69) sts.
Row 4: Purl across.
Row 5: K1, *K2tog, K11 (13), SSK; repeat from * across: 53(61) sts.
Row 6: Purl across.
Row 7: K1, *K2tog, K9 (11), SSK; repeat from * across: 45(53) sts.
Row 8: Purl across.
Row 9: K1, *K2tog, K7 (9), SSK; repeat from * across: 37(45) sts.
Row 10: Purl across.
Row 11: K1, *K2tog, K5 (7), SSK; repeat from * across: 29(37) sts.
Row 12: Purl across
Row 13: K1, *K2tog, K3 (5), SSK; repeat from * across: 21(29) sts.
Row 14: Purl across.
Row 15: K1, *K2tog, K1 (3), SSK; repeat from * across: 13(21) sts.
Row 16: Purl across.

Size12-18 Months Only:

Row 17: K1, *K2tog, K1, SSK; repeat from * across: 13 sts.
Row 18: Purl across.

FINISHING
Cut yarn, leaving a 12" end. Thread yarn needle with end and weave through remaining stitches. Draw up firm; fasten securely. With right sides together and matching stitches, sew seam. Make one medium size pompom and attach securely to crown of Hat.

Size: 6-9 months (12-18 months)

ABBREVIATIONS
K = knit; mm = millimeter; P = purl; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together.