Striped Baby Hat
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
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.