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Easy New Born Hat And Mittens Knitting Pattern

Designed by Julie Cartwright

Easy New Born Hat And Mittens Knitting Pattern

Easy to knit matching hat and mittens worked on two needles.

Size:
Hat measures 12 inches (30 cm) in diameter; length 5 inches (13 cm) from rim to crown.

Materials:
Size 4 mm (5 US) needles
DK weight yarn (MC cream, CC pink). Less than 50 grams (1.75 ounces) used.

Gauge:
21.5 sts= 4 inches (10 cm)

K1, P1 Rib
Row 1:
*k1, p1; rep from *
Rep this row.

Instructions
Hat
Starting at brim, with CC pink CO 64 sts and work in K1, p1 until brim measures 1 inch (3 cm) from beg. Change to MC cream and work in St st until work measures 4 inches (10.5 cm) from beg. End with WS row completed.
Shape Top Of Hat
Dec 8 sts evenly across- 56 sts
Work even 3 rows.
Next row: *k2tog, k4; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2tog - 46 sts
Next row: purl
Next row: k2tog across - 23 sts
Next row: Dec 4 sts evenly across - 19 sts
Next row: Dec 6 sts evenly across - 13 sts
Next row:purl
Cut yarn, leaving a long length. With tapestry needle, thread through rem sts and pull tightly to close top of hat. Seams sides.
For the optional bow decoration, make a length of crochet chain with an F-5 (4 mm) hook.

Mittens
With CC pink CO 28 sts and work in K1, p1 until work measures 1 inch (3 cm) from beg. Change to MC cream and work in St st for 14 rows.
Shaping
Next row: (k2tog, k11) twice, k2tog - 25 sts
Next row: purl
Next row: k2tog, k10, k2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog - 22 sts
Next row: purl
Next row: (k2tog, k8) twice, k2tog - 19 sts
Next row: purl
BO. Cut yarn, leaving a long length of yarn for sewing side seam.

Visit Julie's blog, Julies Knit and Sew Corner, at http://juliesknitandsewcorner.blogspot.com/

See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.