Here is a free baby hat knitting pattern that it so soft and fun and easy to make. This knitted baby hat makes a great gift because it’s so cozy and since its made with a chunky yarn the baby hat works up really fast; perfect project for a relaxing Sunday on the couch.
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Size: 0-3 months
Gauge: 5 sts.= 2 inches in stockinette stitch
Yarn: Baby Bee yarn in Soft Little Man, Lion Brand Homespun in Sierra.
Needles: Size 11 (8 mm) double pointed needles
Supplies: Medium sized wooden button or button of choice. Stitch marker and tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
K2tog- knit 2 together
MC- main color
CO- cast on
CC- contrasting color
With MC CO 32 sts. Place marker and join in the round.
Knit in stockinette stitch for 1.5 inches.
Switch to CC and knit 5 rows.
Continue until hat measures 3.5 inches
Decrease for Crown:
Rnd 1: * K6, k2tog; repeat from * to end of rnd. (28)
K 2 rnds
Rnd 4: * K5, k2tog: repeat from * to end of rnd. (24 sts.)
K 1 rnd
Rnd 7: * K4, k2tog: repeat from * to end of rnd. (20 sts)
K 1 rnd
Rnd 10: * K3, k2tog: repeat from * to end of rnd. (16 sts)
Rnd 11: * K2, k2tog: repeat from * to end of rnd. (12 sts)
Rnd 12: * K1, k2tog: repeat from * to end of rnd. (8 sts)
Rnd 13: * k2tog: repeat from * end of rnd. (4 sts)
Cut yarn. Draw through remaining stitches. Weave in ends.
With tapestry needle attach button of choice to CC band on hat using a scrap of yarn.