Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Elgin Baby Hat



Elgin Baby Hat      0 - 3 months


Elgin Baby Hat

To fit a baby of around  0 – 3 months

Width:             6 “ (15cm)   12” (30cm) all around 
 

Height:           6 “ (15cm)

 

DK (8ply) yarn – or any yarn which knits to a tension of 22sts = 4” (10cm) over stocking stitch

 

4mm needles

 

This hat is knitted top-down

 

Cast on 7sts

1st Row:            Kfb every stitch            (14sts)

2nd Row:           S1, purl to last st, k1

3rd Row:           S1, *(kfb, k1), repeat from * to last st, kfb                  (21sts)

 

4th Row:           S1, purl to last st, k1

 

5th Row:           S1, *(kfb, k2) repeat from * to last 2sts, kfb, k1         (28sts)

 

6th Row:           S1, purl to last st, k1

 

7th Row:           S1, *(kfb, k3), repeat from * to last 3sts, kfb, k2        (35sts)

 

8th Row:           S1, purl to last st, k1

 

9th Row:           S1, *(kfb, k4), repeat from * to last 4sts, kfb, k3        (42sts)

 

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

 

11th Row:         S1, *(kfb, k5) repeat from * to last 5sts, kfb, k4         (49sts)

 

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

 

13th Row:         S1, *(kfb, k6) repeat from * to last 6sts, kfb, k5         (56sts)

 

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

 

15th Row:         S1, *(kfb, k7) repeat from * to last 7sts, kfb, k6         (63sts)

 

16th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

 

17th Row:         S1, knit to end

 

18th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Repeat last 2rows until work measures 5 ½ ” (14cm)

 

Rib – change colour if you wish ~

 

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

 

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

 

Repeat these 2 rows twice more

 

7th Row:           S1, k1, * yrn, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, yrn, k1

Cast off loosely PURLWISE (I used a 5mm needle to make sure I had a loose cast off edge)

Gather together top. Sew up seam.  Darn away ends. Add a pretty button or a little ribbon bow.
 
 

 
 
I will be adding more sizes soon ............
 
 

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8 comments :

  1. This is the first top-down knitted hat pattern I've ever seen and that cat button is gorgeous.

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  2. probably a goofy comment-I love this pattern (and all your patterns), but is there a way we can download it somehow in a "printer friendly" format? I just printed this out-it took 3 pages and sucked a ton of color ink from my printer cartridges. thanks.

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    1. Hi Crafty1, you could highlight the pattern text, copy and paste into a word document and print it that way. I shall be knitting this pattern this weekend for my sisters baby due in feb, soo pretty.

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  3. Hi Marianna, lovely pattern. Do you happen to have one for mittens to match?

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  4. Hi
    Please can you tell me what kfb is short for

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  5. Hi
    Please can you tell me what kfb is short for

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