Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Christmas Pudding Baby Hat

Yes I know it is JUNE !!

But I was asked for this pattern by members of a charity group who are already preparing for the festive season!
 
Easy Christmas Pudding Baby Hat    ~     0 -3 months
 
 

 
Christmas Pudding Newborn - 3 months Baby Hat
 
Size

Width:    5 ½ “ (14cm)   11” (28cm) all around 
 
Height:   5 ½ “ (14cm)
 
Requirements :
DK yarn in dark brown and cream for the hat
DK yarn in green and red for the holly leaves & berries
 4mm needles
 
Pattern:
Using brown, cast on 65sts
Knit 8 rows

9th Row:        S1, knit to end
10th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat last 2 rows 8 times more
Cut off brown, join in cream

27th Row:      S1, knit to end
28th 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  Rows:  Purl
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)
12th  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.
 
 
Holly leaves – makes 2 leaves joined together
Using green yarn cast on 1 stitch
Row 1:          Knit
Row 2:          Knit 3 times into the stitch                      (3sts)
Row 3:          Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch           (5sts)
Row 4:          Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                (4sts)
Row 5:          Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                (3sts)
Row 6:  Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch      (5sts)
Row 7:          Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                (4sts)
Row 8:          Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                (3sts)
Row 9:          Slip 1 stitch, k2tog, pass slip stitch over  (1st)
Row 10:        Knit 3 times into the stitch                      (3sts)
Row 11: Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch      (5sts)
Row 12:        Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                (4sts)
Row 13:        Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                (3sts)
Row 14:  Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch      (5sts)
Row 15:        Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                (4sts)
Row 16:        Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                (3sts)
Row 17:        Slip 1 stitch, k2tog, pass slip stitch over  (1st)
Fasten off
 
 
Berry
Using red yarn cast on 3 stitches
Row 1:          Knit in the front and back of every stitch           (6sts)
Row 2:          Purl
Row 3:          Knit
Row 4:          P2tog three times                                           (3sts)
Cast off purlwise
Tie cast on and cast off tails together (this pulls the berry together)
 
Sew leaves and berry onto pudding hat
 




Christmas Pudding Baby Hat              6 - 9 months

 

 

Size:

Width:    6½ “ (16.5cm)   13” (33cm) all around 

Height:   6½ “ (16.5cm)

 

 

Requirements:

 

DK yarn in dark brown and cream for the hat

 

DK yarn in green and red for the holly leaves & berries

 

4mm needles

 

 

Pattern:

 

Using brown, cast on 73sts

 

Knit 8 rows

 

9th Row:        S1, knit to end

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

 

Repeat last 2 rows 11 times more

 

Cut off brown, join in cream


33rd Row:      S1, knit to end

34th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Repeat last 2 rows twice more


Shape the top

 

1st  Row:       (K6, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1                         64sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th  Rows:  S1, purl to last st, k1
3rd  Row:       (K5, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1                         55sts 
5th  Row:       (K4, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1                         46sts           
7th  Row:       (K3, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1                         37sts           
9th  Row:       (K2, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1                         28sts            
11th Row       (K1, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1                         19sts           
12th Row       (P2tog) repeat to last st, k1                              10sts                          


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.

 

Add Holly Leaves & Berry - pattern above
 


Made by request for ~

 
 
 
 
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2 comments :

  1. Hi, I love your little pudding hat and would like to make one for my little boy, but he will be 6mths old by Christmas - do you know how I would adjust the pattern please? Thanks - Jo

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  2. Hi I love the pudding I'm just wondering you will be doing any bigger size of it as baby is going to be 10 months old at Christmas? Tkamk you x x

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