Knotted Openwork Baby Hat

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An exclusive Colorful Stitches pattern, this hat for babies 6 to 18 months old (will stretch to fit toddlers up to 3 years) looks like a field of wild flowers. Knit flat, it starts with a picot cast on. Available as PDF or hard copy.
The four-row pattern is easy and quickly memorized. Two rows use yarnovers, the other two are simply purled. The stitch’s texture comes from lifting one stitch out of three over the other two stitches – in effect clustering these stitches. Instruction for the picot cast on is given. The crown is knit in stockinette stitch to simplify shaping.

Size: 18.5″ around
Yarn Weight: Fingering
Gauge: 6 sts = 1″ over Knotted Openwork pattern stitch
Yardage: 175
Suggested Yarns:
Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock (shown) 1 skein
Jojoland Melody Superwash 1 ball
Manos Serena 1 skein
Noro Silk Garden Sock 1 ball
My First Regia Print 2 balls
Schoppel Wolle Crazy Zauberball 1 ball
Needles: US 3 (3.25mm)


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