Friday, August 21, 2015

Striped Baby Hat

Striped Baby Hat
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Created by:  Heather Wells

Color A: Blue Light Worsted Weight Yarn
Color B: White Light Worsted Weight Yarn
Yarn Needle, and Scissors
Knit in Snuggly Wuggly

Needle Size
U.S. 6 (4mm) Dpns

Gauge: 22s / 30 r  = 4”
Sizes Preemie, 0-3 mos, 3-6 mos, 6-12 mos, Toddler

Color Pattern:  Knit 4 rounds in Color B, Four Rounds in Color A.  Repeat.

Cast on 56, 64, 80, 88, 96  evenly across 4 dpn needles with Color A, and join in the round being careful not to twist cast on.
Rounds 1 -6:  *In Color A knit 2, purl 2.  Repeat from * around.
Continue in Stockinette Stitch Knitting all remaining rows in color pattern.

Preemie Start Shaping rounds when piece measures 2 ½” in length
0-3 mos:  Start Shaping when piece measures 3 ½”  in length
3-6 mos:  Start shaping when piece measures 4” in length
6-12 mos: Start shaping when piece Measures 4 ½”  in length
Toddler:  Start shaping when piece measures 5” in length

Shaping rounds,  keeping in color pattern
Round 1: *Knit 6, K2tog.  Repeat from * around.
All even Rounds:  Knit
Round 3: *Knit 5, K2tog.  Repeat from * around.
Round 5: *Knit 4, K2tog. Repeat from * around.
Round 7: *Knit 3, K2tog.  Repeat from * around.
Round 9: *Knit 2, K2tog.  Repeat from * around.
Round 11: * Knit 1, K2tog.  Repeat from * around
Round 13: K2tog around.

**For  the toddler size knit one more round, then repeat row 13 one more time.

Using yarn needle pull yarn through all remaining stitches, and weave in all ends.  



  1. Thank you so much for the lovely video and pattern! <3 One of the best ones I have come across :)

  2. Thank you so much for this cute little hat pattern. I love that you included a lot of different sizes. It is such a sweet hat thanks again.

  3. do you have an email sign up for your blog?

  4. How can I distribute 56 cast on on 4 double pointed needles when In the video you distributed your cast on onto three needles evenly and then used the 4th one to knit.could you please explain it to me

  5. It's OK .jostling figured it out. Thanks

  6. It's OK .jostling figured it out. Thanks

  7. Thank you for sharing this, it's just what I was searching for. I was having a hard time with the circular needles trying to knit the stitches in the round. I have the right size but something is wrong. I will try it your way now.

  8. Thank you ... My daughter is 4 months pregnant. My first grandchild. I am starting my first baby knit with your pattern.

  9. Did you ever post the matching baby blanket?

  10. Thank you for this patten. I have completed making this hat. I am new at knitting also it was my first hat I knitted on DPN.

  11. what do you do on the round 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12?