When I made this cute baby shrug, I had just enough yarn left over for a sweet wee hat. I decided to make up a pattern that matched. As promised, I am sharing it with you!
Size: 3 months (6-12 month, 1T-2T)
To fit head size: 14-17" (16-19", 18-20")
Materials: Tanis Fiber Arts Green Label yarn in natural, 50 (100, 150 yards)
needle: circular US size 8/ 5mm (I used a 40" circular and used the magic loop method)
Gauge: 4.5 st/inch
K or k: knit
k2tog: knit two stitches together as one (decrease)
P or p: purl
YO: yarn over (increase)
BO: bind off
Cast on 60 (66, 72) st.
Place marker and join in the round, being careful not to twist stitches.
Row 1-6: *K1 P1, repeat from * to end of each row (1x1 ribbing).
Row 7 (Eyelet row): *K1, YO, k2tog, repeat from * to end of row.
Knit in stockinette (knit every stitch) until hat measures 4.5 (5, 6.5) inches from cast on edge.
Begin Decreases to shape top of hat:
Row 1: *K4, k2tog, repeat from * to end of row. 50(55, 60) st.
Row 2: knit all stitches
Row 3: *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to end of row. 40(44, 48) st.
Row 4: knit all stitches.
Row 5: *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to end of row. 30(33, 36) st.
Row 6: knit all stitches
Row 7: *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to end of row. 20(22, 24) st.
Row 8: knit all stitches.
Row 9. k2tog to end of row. 10(11,12) st
Row 10: knit all stitches.
Row 11: k2tog to end of row. There will be one extra stitch for the 6-12 month size hat; knit it. 5(6, 6) st.
Thread tail of yarn through remaining stitches and pull tight.
Weave in ends and block.