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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Knit New Born Baby Bonnet

July 2011 Pattern of the Month Knit

Knit New Born Baby Bonnet @1977 by N Banks

This is a hat I made several of when my daughter was a baby, I couldn't find patterns in 4 ply, which sold for about 57 cents a skein. My daughter is now 36 years old. Enjoy!!! 

4 ply yarn     #4 needles
about 20 inches of ½ wide ribbon.

Cast on 72 stitches

K2 P2 for 1 inch

K 1 row, P 1 row for 1 inch

Decrease as follows:

Row 1: K1, k 2 tog, K 20, K 2 tog, place marker, K 22, place marker, K 2 tog, K to last 3 stitches, K 2 tog, k1.

Row 2:  and all even rows, Purl.

Row 3: continue decreasing and passing markers until piece is 3 ½ inches from beginning. Then:

Do not decrease on the ends of needles, continue with decrease at the markers until piece is 4 inches from beginning, ending with a knit row.

P row: bind off the stitches to the first marker, pass marker, p to end.

R row: bind off the stitches to marker,  continue on center 22 stitches till back is same length as sides. Bind off, sew side seams together.

With wrong side facing you, pick up and p 62 stitches long bottom of hat

Next row: K 2, yo, k 2 tog, across row.

Next row: Purl, then bind off all stitches. Weave the ribbon between the eyelets of the last row.

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