Sunday, December 18, 2011

Baby Santa Hat Pattern



Baby Santa Hat
Designed by: Christina Toppen
Yarn:
Classic Elite Yarns Liberty Wool
  1. skein red (MC)
  2. skein white (CC)
Needles/Supplies:
US size 7 
(Circulars or double points - per your preferred method of knitting in the round.)
Tapestry needle
Gauge:
5 sts/inch in 2x rib - in the round. Please take time to check gauge in the round. 
Note: This gauge will give you a hat that will fit up to a 17” head. Add or subtract stitches in multiples of 4 to adjust the size.
Pattern:
CO 80 sts in CC using a Cable-Cast-on (this will give a stretchy yet sturdy edge).
Join, being careful not to twist.
Work a K2P2 rib in the round for 13 rounds.
Change to MC and knit in stockinette stitch for 15 rounds.
DEC RND: K2tog, K39, K2tog, knit 39 (78 sts)
Knit one round in stockinette stitch.
Shaped Decreases:
  • *K9, K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 4 rounds
  • *K8, K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 4 rounds
  • *K7, K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 4 rounds
  • *K6, K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 4 rounds
  • *K5, K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 4 rounds
  • *K4, K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 4 rounds
  • *K3, K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 4 rounds
  • *K2, K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 4 rounds
  • *K1, K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 4 rounds
  • *K2tog. Repeat from * to the end of the round 
  • Knit 3 rounds
Finishing:
Break yarn leaving long tail. Thread end onto tapestry needle and pull yarn through the loops.Sink through the top, pull tight, and weave in the end.
Make a 2” - 2 ½” pom pom in CC. Attach. 
Weave in all ends.
Block:
Steam block lightly. Just enough to soften the yarn and help the decreases lay more flat.
Questions? Contact me at: christinapurls@gmail.com. 
© 2011 Christina Toppen. All rights reserved. For private, non-commercial use only. 

2 comments:

  1. I love this hat. It's adorable!

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  2. So cute, but now it’s 2017. Didn’t find that yarn. Would be helpful if you just described the type of yarn like worsted, DK, etc :)

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