Next up for Hat Week – the Knitted Baby Bonnet, complete with instructions this time! The new design is modified so that the back section fits better – when I made this for my niece I had to gather the bottom back edge so it wouldn’t gape on her neck.
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Copyright 2012. Feel free to print these instructions for yourself, but please do not redistribute, copy or sell this pattern. Send others here for the instructions. You may sell items made from this pattern.
This is a good list of knitting abbreviations to start with if you’re unfamiliar with the abbreviations below.
Needles: Size 6
Yarn: Paton Silk Bamboo Yarn (affiliate link)
Gauge: 22 sts/26 rows = 4 inches
Cast on 5 sts.
Row 1: Knit
Row 2: Sl 1, k1, YO twice, K2tog, k1
Row 3: Sl 1, k2, p1, k2
Row 4: Sl 1, k3, YO twice, k2
Row 5: Sl 1, k2, p1, k4
Row 6: Sl 1, K1, YO twice, k2tog, k4
Row 7: Sl 1, k5, p1, k2
Row 8: Sl 1, K8
Row 9: Bind off 4 sts, K4
Repeat rows 2-9 10 more times
Pick up 63 stitches along the flat side of the picot edging.
Row 8 [WS]: k3, p63, k3
Row 9 [RS]: k4, * k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k3tog, yo, sl2-k1-p2sso, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k3, yo, ssk, YO, k2tog, Rep twice from *, k3