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Red Heart Baby

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Red Heart
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Description

Finished head circumference: 14"(15)" [36 cm] ([39 cm])

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® Cutie Pie™ Yarn, 1 skein ea: Crabbie (A) & Cotton (B) or colors of choice
  • Knitting needles: Size 3 [3.25 mm] & size 4 [3.5 mm] or size for gauge
  • Size E [3.5 mm] crochet hook
  • Large-eye yarn needle
  • Stitch holders
  • Sewing needle
  • White thread
  • Two [13 mm] pink buttons
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

GAUGE: 18 sts = 4" [10 cm]; 22 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Garter Stitch

PATTERN STITCHES

Stockinette Stitch
Row 1 (RS): K all sts.
Row 2 (WS): P all sts.
Rep rows 1-2.

Garter Stitch
Row 1 (RS): K all sts.
Row 2: (WS): K all sts.
Rep rows 1-2.

DIRECTIONS:

Written for 3-6 month size. Change for 6-12 month size in ( ).
HAT: With A & smaller needles, cast on 65 (72) sts.
Rows 1-11: Knit every row (Garter St).
Row 12 (WS): Change to B. P across row.

For size 3-6 months only:
Rows 13-23 (RS): K every row (Garter St).

For size 6-12 months only:
(Rows 13-29 (RS): K every row (Garter St).)

SHAPE CROWN
For size 6-12 months only:
Next Row (RS): K1, *k8, k2tog*, rep from ** to last st, k1 — 65 sts.
Next Row & all (WS Rows): K across row.

For both sizes:
Next Row (RS): K1, *k7, k2tog*, rep from ** to last st, k1 — 58 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, *k6, k2tog*, rep from ** to last st, k1 — 51 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, *k5, k2tog*, rep from ** to last st, k1 — 44 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, *k4, k2tog*, rep from ** to last st, k1 — 37 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, *k3, k2tog*, rep from ** to last st, k1 — 30 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, *k2, k2tog*, rep from ** to last st, k1 — 23 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, *k1, k2tog*, rep from ** to last st, k1 — 16 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, k2tog to last st, k1 — 9 sts..
Next Row: K across row.

FINISHING: For both sizes, cut yarn; leave 12" [30 cm] tail. Thread tail through yarn needle & draw through remaining sts twice. Draw up firmly; fasten securely. Sew seam. Weave in ends.

FLOWER: With crochet hook & A, ch6 sts & join with a slip st
Rnd 1: *Work 2 sc sts in next st, ch1*; rep 5 more times.
Rnd 2: *Ch5, work 1 sc in next 2 sts*; rep 6 more times to create 7 petals. Fasten off. Use yarn needle to attach flower to hat.

BOOTIES (Left & Right Booties) Note: Cast on edge is bottom of sole.
With A & larger needles, cast on 24 (28) sts.
Rows 1-4: K across row.
Row 5 (Inc Row): K1, make 1, k9 (11) sts, (make 1, k1) 4 times, make 1, k9 (11), make 1, k1 — 31 (35) sts.
Next Rows: Continue in Garter St. Cast on 1 st at beg of next 2 rows — 33 (37) sts.
Next Rows: Change to color B. Knit 4 (6) rows.
Next Row (Beg shaping): K11 (13), ssk, k7, k2tog, knit 11 (13) — 31 (35) sts.
Next Row: K across row.
Next Row (Dec Row): K11 (13), ssk, k1, sk2p, k1, k2tog, k11 (13) — 27 (31) sts.
Next Row: K across row.

SET UP FOR T-STRAP, BUTTON TAB & STRAP:
Next Row: With RS facing, k6 (7) sts.
Slip sts. to st holder. Bind off 6 (7) sts. K2 sts — 3 sts are now on right-hand needle. Slip 3 sts to st holder.
Bind off next 6 (7) sts. & k remaining 6 (7) sts. to end of row.

Left Bootie only:
STRAP
Next Row: With WS facing, k across first 6 (7) sts; cast on 14 (16) sts.
Next Row: K across row — 20 (23) sts.
Next Row: K to last 3 sts, yo, k2tog, k1.
Next Row: Bind off all sts.

T-STRAP
Next Rows: Slip 3 sts from 2nd st holder on to needle. K16 (18) rows.
Next Row: Bind off all sts.
Fold 1" [2.5 cm] of T-strap over. Stitch bind-off edge to WS of Strap.

BUTTON TAB
Next Rows: Slip 6 (7) Button Tab sts from first st holder onto needle. K3 rows.
Next Row: Bind off all sts.

Right Bootie only:
BUTTON TAB
Next Rows: With WS facing, k3 rows on first 6 (7) sts.
Next Row: Bind off all Button Tab sts.

T-STRAP
Next Rows: Slip 3 sts from 2nd st holder on to needle & k16 (18) rows for T-strap.
Next Row: Bind off all sts.
Fold 1" [2.5 cm] of T-strap over & stitch bind-off edge to WS of Strap.

STRAP
Next Rows: Cast on 14 (16) sts on right-hand needle. Knit across 6 (7) sts from
first st holder — 20 (23) sts.
Next Row: K1 row.
Next Row: K1, k2tog, yo, k to end.
Next Row: Bind off all sts.

FINISHING: Fold Booties in half. Use A, sew seam from bottom cast on edge for center of sole. Change to B to sew along back seam edge. Sew button on edge of Button Tab with thread. Pull Strap through T-strap loop. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:
beg = beginning
Ch = chain
dec = decrease
inc = increase;
K = knit
P = Purl
rep = rep
RS = RS
Rnd = round
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
St st = Stockinette stitch
WS = WS
yo = yarn over
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* or ** = rep whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together (1 st dec).
Make 1 (M1) = Insert left needle from back to front into the horizontal strand between the last st worked & the next st on the left needle. Knit this strand through the front loop to twist the st.
Sk2p = Slip 1 stitch, knit 2 stitches together, pass the slipped stitch over - 2 sts dec.
ssk = Slip, slip, knit (1 st dec).

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