Saturday, 30 June 2018

Simple Stripes Baby Beanie Hat & Mittens

I recently added the pattern for stripey baby hats & mittens for preemie babies. I had so many positive comments about them ~ thank you.
Your lovely comments are always so much appreciated. :) 

So, here, as promised are bigger sizes ~
0 - 3 months, 6 months, and 9 - 12 months

Simple Stripes Baby Hat & Mittens
0 - 3 months, 6 months, 9 - 12 months


Simple Stripes Baby Hat                              0 – 3 months


Size: 
Width:    6“ (15cm),   12” (30cm) all around 
Height:   5½ “ (14cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 14g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:  
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 63sts
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 4 times more, increasing one stitch at end of the last row (64sts)                          
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
11th Row:         Knit 
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
13th Row:         Knit 
14th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows four times more

Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern

Shape the top ~

Row 1:             * K5, k2tog, repeat from * last st, k1                                      55sts
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10:              Purl across row
Row 3:             * K4, k2tog, repeat from * to last s, k1                                   46sts  
Row 5:             * K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                  37sts
Row 7:             * K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                 28sts
Row 9:             * K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                 19sts
Row 11:           * K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                        10sts
Row 12:              P2tog across the row                                                           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.


Simple Stripes Baby Mittens                              0 – 3 months

Size:
Width:    5", 13cm all around 
Length:   4½ ", 11.5cm

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 12g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:           Make two mittens the same
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 25sts
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 4 times more, increasing one stitch at each end of the last row (27sts) 
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
11th Row:         Knit 
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
13th Row:         Knit 
14th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows three times more
Using colour B ~
27th Row:         Knit 
28th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the top ~
Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern
Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, k1                 (23sts)
Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1
Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, k1                 (19sts)
Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1
Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2 tog, k1                (15sts)
Cast off purlwise
Join top and side seam.  Darn away ends

* * * 


Simple Stripes Baby Hat                              6 months


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


Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 18g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:  
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 71sts
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 4 times more
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
11th Row:         Knit across row
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
13th Row:         Knit across row
14th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows five times more
Using colour B ~
35th Row:         Knit across row
36th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1                          

Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern

Shape the top ~

Row 1:             * K5, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1                           (61sts)
2nd, 4th,6th,8th &10thRows:  Purl
Row3:              * K4, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1                           (51sts)
Row 5:             * K3, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1                          (41sts)
Row 7:             * K2, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1                           (31sts)
Row 9:             * K1, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1                           (21sts)
Row 11:           * K2tog, rep from * to last st, k1                                 (11sts)
Row 12:           P2tog across row to last st, k1                                  (6sts)

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.


Simple Stripes Baby Mittens                             6 months

Size:
Width:    5½ ", 14cm all around 
Length:   5", 12.5cm

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 13g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:           Make two mittens the same
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 27sts
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 4 times more, increasing one stitch at each end of the last row (29sts) 
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
11th Row:         Knit across row
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
13th Row:         Knit across row
14th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows four times more

Shape the top ~
Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern
Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, k1                 (25sts)
Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1
Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, k1                 (21sts)
Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1
Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2 tog, k1                (17sts)
Cast off purlwise
Join top and side seam.  Darn away ends


* * * 


Simple Stripes Baby Hat                              9 - 12 months


Size: 
Width:    6¾   “ (17cm),   13½ ” (34cm) all around 
Height:   6¾   “ (17cm)   

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 22g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern: 
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 73sts
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 4 times more
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
11th Row:         Knit across row
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
13th Row:         Knit across row
14th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows six times more
Using colour B ~
39th Row:         Knit across row
40th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1              

Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern

Shape the top ~

1st Row:           *K6, k2tog, repeat to last st, k1                                  64sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th , 10th  & 12th Rows:  Purl
3rd Row:          *K5, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                                55sts
5th Row:           *K4, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                                46sts
7th Row:           *K3, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                                37sts
9th Row:           *K2, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                                28sts
11th Row:         *K1, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                                19sts
13th Row:          *K2 tog across row to last st, k1                               10sts
14th Row:         P2tog across row                                                        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.


Simple Stripes Baby Mittens                            9 - 12 months

Size:
Width:    5¾ ", 14.5cm all around 
Length:   5¼", 13.5cm

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 14g in total, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:           Make two mittens the same
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 29sts
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 4 times more, increasing one stitch at each end of the last row (31sts)                          
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
11th Row:         Knit across row
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
13th Row:         Knit across row
14th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows four times more
Using colour B ~
31st Row:         Knit across row
32nd Row:        S1, purl to last st, k1
                       
Shape the top ~
Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern
Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, k1               (27sts)
Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1
Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, k1                 (23sts)
Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1
Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2 tog, k1                (19sts)
Cast off purlwise
Join top and side seam.  Darn away ends



You will find the premature baby sizes at ~ 

https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2018/06/simple-stripes-preemie-baby-beanie-hat.html


 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
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.

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2 comments:

  1. If I would like to knit this beani for a 7 year old boy how would I do it? Thank you! Kim

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    1. Hi - you might like to look at this link ~ https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2015/10/alfie-baby-hat.html

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