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.

Melika Premature Baby Hats 
Small                                                       Medium
Large 

Melika Baby Hat              large premature baby / small newborn

Size: 
Width:              5¼“ (13.5cm),    10½“ all around
Height:             5“ (13cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 10g
4mm needles

Pattern:  

Using 4mm needles cast on 57sts
1st Row:           S1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1
2nd Row:          S1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 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 3 times more
25th Row:      * S1, knit to end
26th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the top

Row 1:   * K5, k2tog, repeat from * last st, k1                                              (49sts)
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10:   Purl across row
Row 3:   * K4, k2tog, repeat from * to last s, k1                                  (41sts)  
Row 5:   * K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                          (33sts)
Row 7:   * K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                           (25sts)
Row 9:   * K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                          (17sts)
Row 11:  * K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                               (9sts)
Row 12:   * P2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                               (5sts)

 Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’ to use for sewing up
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure

Sew up side seam and darn away ends.


Melika Baby Hat                              medium premature baby

Size: 
Width:              4¼“ (11cm),    8½“ (22cm) all around
Height:             4½“ (11.5cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 8g
4mm needles

Pattern:  

Using 4mm needles cast on 45sts
1st Row:           S1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1
2nd Row:          S1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 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 3 times more
25th Row:      * S1, knit to end
26th Row:      Kfb, purl to last st, k1                                                 (46sts)

Shape the top ~

Row 1:             *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                 (37sts)
Row2:              S1, purl to last st, k1
Row3:              *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                 (28sts)
Row 4:             S1, purl to last st, k1  
Row 5:             *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                 (19sts)
Row 6:             S1, purl to last st, k1  
Row 7:             * K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                      (10sts)                        
Row 8:             S1, purl to last st, k1                                      

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’ to use for sewing up
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure
Sew up side seam and darn away ends.


Melika Baby Hat                              small premature baby

Size: 
Width:              3¼“ (8.25cm) ,  6½“ (16.5cm) all around
Height:             3½“ (9cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 6g
4mm needles

Pattern:   

Using 4mm needles cast on 37sts

1st Row:           S1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1
2nd Row:          S1, * p1, k1, rep 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 twice more
21st Row:       * S1, knit to end
22nd Row:      S1, purl to last 2sts, k2tog

Shape the top ~

Row 1:             *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                 (29sts)
Row 2:             S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:             *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                 (22sts)
Row 4:             S1, purl to last st, k1  
Row 5:             *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                 (15sts)
Row 6:             S1, purl to last st, k1  
Row 7:          K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                       (8sts)                                      

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’ to use for sewing up
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure


Sew up side seam and darn away ends.

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You will find a matching lacy baby vest at ~




And my matching baby blanket at ~


Melika Baby Blanket

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8 comments:

  1. It's very pretty Marianna, thank you for another cute pattern. :) xx

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  2. Love the patterns thanks will be starting these hats shortly

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  3. Cute and very pretty! Many thanks for the pattern, Marianna :-). Have a lovely day!
    Nata xxx

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  4. So cute! I've just finished knitting the Melika baby vest and want to do a matching beanie. Can this pattern be adjusted for a bigger size? A 12month old. Thanks

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  5. Are these hats knit on 2 needles or 4???? Thank you.

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