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Eyelet Hat For Newborn Babies Knitting PatternDeanna Pate
22 sts and 30 rows=4" (10 cm) with larger needles
Sportweight or DK weight yarn
Size 3 US (3.25 mm) double pointed needles
Size 6 US (4 mm) double pointed needles
16" (40 cm) of 4mm wide satin ribbon Instructions:
With smaller needles, CO 58 sts. Be sure sts aren't twisted. Join. Place marker.
Rnds 1-5: *K1, P1; rep from *
Change to larger needles.
Rnd 6: K, inc 2 sts evenly spaced - 60 sts
Rnd 7: Knit around.
Rnd 8 (eyelet rnd): *K2tog, yo; rep from *
Work in St st until 3¼" (8 cm) from beginning.
Dec 4 sts evenly spaced on last round - 56 sts. Decrease For Crown
Rnd 1: *K5, K2tog; rep from * - 48 sts
Rnds 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10: Knit
Rnd 3: *K4, K2tog; rep from * - 40 sts
Rnd 5: *K3, K2tog; rep from * - 32 sts
Rnd 7: *K2, K2tog; rep from * - 24 sts
Rnd 9: *K1, K2tog; rep from * - 16 sts
Rnd 11: K2tog around - 8 sts Cut yarn, leaving a tail. Thread tail through tapestry needle and through rem 8 sts and remove from needle. Pull tightly to close top of hat. Weave in ends on WS.
Thread ribbon through eyelet row, tying a bow in center front. See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.