Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Jackson Baby & Toddler Hats

My last 3 or 4 little baby hats have all been for the girls.
 
So - here is one for the boys!
 
Simple to make - and in 6 sizes!
 
Jackson Baby Hats

Jackson Baby Hat
 
 
Requirements:
DK (8ply) yarn
3.5mm & 4mm needles
2 made or bought pompoms
Tension:          22sts = 4”
Sizes:               Preemie ( Newborn,  3 - 6 months,  9 months,  12 months,  24 months )
Finished hat circumference:               11  ( 12,  13,  14,  15,  16 ) “
Height of finished hat:                          ( 6,  6½ ,  7,  7½ ,  8 ) ”
 
 

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Melika Baby Hat

I am really enjoying making baby hats at the moment .................
 
I have written two versions for this design ~
one with a garter stitch border, the other with a rib.


Melika Baby Hats



Melika Baby Hats           0 - 3 months

 

Garter Stitch Border Hat

 
Melika Baby Hat


Size:
Width:                ~      6 “ (15.25cm)   12” (30.5cm) all around 

 

Height:                ~      6 “ (15.25cm)

 

Requirements:
Around 20 - 22g of DK yarn

 

4mm needles  

 

Pattern:

 

Cast on 65sts

 

1st Row:          S1, knit to end

Repeat the last row 9 times more

11th Row:         S1, knit to end

12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

13th Row:         *k1, yon, s1, k2tog, psso, yon,  rep from * to last st, k1

14th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Rows 11 – 14 form the pattern

Repeat these 4 rows 6 times more

39th Row:         * S1, knit to end

40th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Shape the top  ~
1st  Row:          (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                      57sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th , 12th Rows:  S1, knit to end
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
13th  Row:        (K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                             9sts

14th Row:         S1, knit to end
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.

 

Ribbed Border Hat

 
Melika Baby Hat

Size:
Width:                ~      6 “ (15.25cm)   12” (30.5cm) all around 

 

Height:                ~      6 “ (15.25cm)

 

Requirements:
Around 20 - 22g of DK yarn

 

4mm needles  

 

Pattern:

 

Cast on 65sts

 

1st Row:           S1, *k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

2nd Row:           S1, *p1, k1, repeat from * to end

Repeat the last 2 rows three times more

9th Row:           S1, knit to end

10th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

11th Row:         *k1, yon, s1, k2tog, psso, yon,  rep from * to last st, k1

12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Rows 9 – 12 form the pattern

Repeat these 4 rows 6 times more

37th Row:         * S1, knit to end

38th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Shape the top  ~
1st  Row:          (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                      57sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th , 12th Rows:  S1, purl to last st, k1
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
13th  Row:        (K2 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.
 
 
 

 
You will find a matching lacy baby vest at ~
 
 
 

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Meadow Sweet Baby Hat

Meadow Sweet Baby Hat
 
 

Meadow Sweet Baby Hat                 0- 3 months
 

Meadow Sweet Baby Hat  0 - 3 months
 

Size:
Width:     ~      6 “ (15.25cm)   12” (30.5cm) all around 

Height:                ~      6 “ (15.25cm)

 

Requirements:
Around 16g of DK yarn

4mm needles  

 

Pattern:

Cast on 66sts

1st Row:          S1, knit to end

Repeat the last row 9 times more

 

11th Row:         S1, knit to end

12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

13th Row:          *K2tog, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2tog, repeat from * to end

14th Row:         S1, knit to end

These 4 rows form the pattern

Repeat the last 4rows 6 times more

39th Row:         S1, knit to end

40th Row:         S1, knit to last 2sts, k2tog                               65sts

 

Shape the top  ~
1st  Row:          (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                      57sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th , 12th Rows:  S1, knit to end
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
13th  Row:        (K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                             9sts

14th Row:         S1, knit to end
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.

 

 

Meadow Sweet Baby Hat                             6 – 9 months

 


Meadow Sweet Baby Hat   6 -9 months
 

Size:
Width:     ~      7 “ (18cm)   14” (35.5cm) all around 

Height:                ~      7 “ (18cm)

 

Requirements:
DK yarn

4mm needles  

 

Pattern:

Cast on 77sts

1st Row:          S1, knit to end

Repeat the last row 9 times more

 

11th Row:         S1, knit to end

12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

13th Row:          *K2tog, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k2tog, repeat from * to end

14th Row:         S1, knit to end

These 4 rows form the pattern

Repeat the last 4rows 7 times more

43rd Row:         S1, knit to end

44th Row:         S1, knit to end

45th Row:         (K2tog, k23) 3times, k2tog                              73sts

46th Row:         S1, knit to end

 

Shape the top  ~

1st Row:           (K7, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                      65sts

2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th , 12th Rows:  S1, knit to end
3rd Row:           (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                      57sts
5th Row:           (K5, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                     49sts
7th Row:           (K4, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                     41sts
9th Row:           (K3, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                     33sts
11th Row:         (K2, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                     25sts
13th Row:         (K1, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                     17sts
15th Row:         (K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                             9sts

16th Row:         S1, knit to end
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.

 

 
 
 
You will find a matching baby dress at ~
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Valentina Baby Jacket & Hat

Babies are Beautiful! - and any little baby girl will look really stunning in this sweet little Baby Cardigan Jacket & Hat !
 
Valentina Baby Jacket & Hat
 
Cute little hearts & flower buttons - inspired by St, Valentines Day
 
 
Valentina Baby Jacket
 
Valentina Baby Hat
 
 
DK yarn
4mm needles
 
Worked in one piece from the bottom up to the armholes.
The pretty and practical yoke makes this easy to put on and take off.
A great baby shower gift. It will be much admired by all!
 
This pattern is available at my ravelry store ~