Tuesday, 7 November 2017

ELF HAT for a baby

Just how cute would a newborn look in one of these little Elf Hats?!
 
ELF HAT ~  Newborn & Premature Baby
 
 
Elf Baby Hat                     Newborn
Size:

Width:    5½“ (14cm),   11“ (28cm) all around 
Height:   10“ (15.5cm)
 
Requires:
 
Around 16g of DK yarn in 1,2 or 3 festive colours ~ I used white and red, with a green rib
3.25mm & 4mm needles
 
Pattern:       
Using 3.25 mm needles cast on 63sts for a newborn baby
 
Work 8 rows in rib, increasing one stitch at the end of the last row                 64sts
 
Change to 4mm needles and work 20 rows in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl)
 
(If you are making a 2colour stripe hat, change colour after 2 or 4 rows)
 
Continue in the stripe sequence throughout ~
 
Shape Crown
 
Row 1:   K1, * k5, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  55sts
Row 2:    Purl across row
Row 3:    Knit across row
Row 4:    Purl across row
 
Row 5:   K1, * k4, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  46sts
Row 6:    Purl across row
Row 7:    Knit across row
Row 8:    Purl across row
 
Row 9:   K1, * k3, k2 tog, repeat from * to end                                 37sts
Row 10:  Purl across row
Row 11:  Knit across row
Row 12:  Purl across row
 
Row 13:   K1, * k2, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                 28sts
Row 14:   Purl across row
Row 15:   Knit across row
Row 16:   Purl across row
 
Row 17:   Knit across row
Row 18:   Purl across row
Row 19:   Knit across row
Row 20:   Purl across row
 
Row 21:   Knit across row
Row 22:   Purl across row
Row 23:   Knit across row
Row 24:   Purl across row
 
Row 25:   K1, * k1, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                 19sts
Row 26:   Purl across row
Row 27:   Knit across row
Row 28:   Purl across row
 
Row 29:   Knit across row
Row 30:   Purl across row
Row 31:   Knit across row
Row 32:   Purl across row
 
Row 33:   Knit across row
Row 34:   Purl across row
Row 35:   Knit across row
Row 36:   Purl across row
 
Row 37:   K1, * k2tog, repeat from * to end                                     10sts
Row 38:   Purl across row
Row 39:   Knit across row
Row 40:   Purl across row
 
Row 41:   Knit across row
Row 42:   Purl across row
Row 43:   Knit across row
Row 44:   Purl across row
 
Row 45:   * K2tog, repeat from * to end                                          5sts
Row 46:   Purl across row
Row 47:   Knit across row
Row 48:   Purl across row
 
Row 49:   Knit across row
Row 50:   Purl across row
Row 51:   Knit across row
Row 52:   Purl across row
 
Row 53:   K1, k2tog, k2tog                                                             3sts
Row 54:   Purl across row
Row 55:   S1, k2tog, psso                                                     
 
Cut off yarns
Fasten off
 
Join seam
Darn away ends
Add a pom-pom
 
 
 

 
Elf Baby Hats                   Premature
Size:

Width:    5“ (10cm),   10“ (20cm) all around 
Height:   9½“ (24cm)
 
Requires:
Around 12g of DK yarn in 1,2 or 3 festive colours ~ I used white and red
3.25mm & 4mm needles
 
 
Pattern:       
 
Using 3.25 mm needles cast on 57sts for a premature baby
Work 8 rows in rib
Change to 4mm needles and work 16 rows in stocking stitch (one row knit, one row purl)
(If you are making a 2colour stripe hat, change colour after 2 or 4 rows)
Continue in the stripe sequence throughout ~
 
Shape Crown
 
Row 1:   K1, * k5, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  49sts
Row 2:    Purl across row
Row 3:    Knit across row
Row 4:    Purl across row
 
Row 5:   K1, * k4, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  41sts
Row 6:    Purl across row
Row 7:    Knit across row
Row 8:    Purl across row
 
 
Row 9:   K1, * k3, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                  33sts
Row 10:  Purl across row
Row 11:  Knit across row
Row 12:  Purl across row
 
Row 13:   K1, * k2, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                 25sts
Row 14:   Purl across row
Row 15:   Knit across row
Row 16:   Purl across row
 
Row 17:   Knit across row
Row 18:   Purl across row
Row 19:   Knit across row
Row 20:   Purl across row
 
Row 21:   Knit across row
Row 22:   Purl across row
Row 23:   Knit across row
Row 24:   Purl across row
 
Row 25:   K1, * k1, k2tog, repeat from * to end                                 17sts
Row 26:   Purl across row
Row 27:   Knit across row
Row 28:   Purl across row
 
Row 29:   Knit across row
Row 30:   Purl across row
Row 31:   Knit across row
Row 32:   Purl across row
 
Row 33:   Knit across row
Row 34:   Purl across row
Row 35:   Knit across row
Row 36:   Purl across row
 
Row 37:   K1, * k2tog, repeat from * to end                                     9sts
Row 38:   Purl across row
Row 39:   Knit across row
Row 40:   Purl across row
 
Row 41:   Knit across row
Row 42:   Purl across row
Row 43:   Knit across row
Row 44:   Purl across row
 
Row 45:   K1, * k2tog, repeat from * to end                                     5sts
Row 46:   Purl across row
Row 47:   Knit across row
Row 48:   Purl across row
 
Row 49:   Knit across row
Row 50:   Purl across row
Row 51:   Knit across row
Row 52:   S1, p2tog, p2tog                                                             3sts
 
Row 53:   S1, k2tog, psso                                                     
Cut off yarns
Fasten off
Join seam
Darn away ends
Add a pom-pom
 
 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.    
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
Copyright © 2017 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.
 
 

 


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