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How to knit a baby hat that is quick and easy

A pattern for a babies hat should be quick and easy and this is a very simple hat pattern. You will be creating hats for your grandbabies in no time at all!

by Craftbits (Shellie Wilson)

What you need

Size 3 3/4 mm (4 U.S) needles
Baby weight yarn

Pattern By: Lisa Vienneau, Nov 2000

Instructions

Cast on 70 sts.

Work in garter st for 3/4″.

Next Row: (k4, inc 1 st in next st), repeat to the last 5 sts, k5. 83 sts. Continue garter st until piece measures 5″.

Start decreasing as follows:
Row1: K 10, k2tog repeat to last 11, k to end. 77sts
Row 2 and every other row: Knit.
Row3: K2tog, k 10, repeat to last 5sts, k2tog, k to end. 70sts
Row5: K6, k2tog repeat to last 6, knit to end. 62sts
Row7: K2tog, k 6, repeat to last 4sts, k to end. 54sts
Row9: K4, k2tog. 45sts
Row11: K2tog, k4 repeat to last 3, k2tog, k last st. 37sts
Row13: K2tog repeat to last st, k1.
Repeat Row 13 till 5sts remain. Break off yarn leaving enough to thread last 5 sts,

And sew up back seam. Roll or Fold up brim.

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