This sweet holiday hat pattern for baby is super cute! This Christmas baby hat is knit with super bulky yarn on size 10.00mm (US 15) needles, so it's sure to protect your baby from the cold and will look awesome in any holiday photos. This beanie hat is finished off with an over-sized pom pom for a whimsical look that will make you melt. Knitting for babies is fun no matter what your skill level and this hat is great for beginners. The hat will look great in any colour, so experiment with neutrals or brights depending on your personal preferences.
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- 1 ball of Yarn Art Alpine Alpaca in red (434) and white (440) suitable for size 10.00mm (US 15) needles (Lion Brand wool ease thick and quick or something similar will also be ok).
- Set of 10.00mm (US 15) circulars
- Stitch markers
- Darning needle/scissors/tape measure
- Pom pom maker
Baby Beanie Hat Pattern
Yarn A - Red / Yarn B - White
Cast on > 30 sts (0-3 months) / 32 sts (3-6 months) / 34 sts (6-12 months) / 36 sts (18/24 months) in Yarn A. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: Purl
Knit next 4 rows (0-3 months), / 5 rows (3-6 months) / 6 rows (6-12 months) / 7 rows (18-24 months).
Then change yarn to Yarn B and knit 3 rows (0-3 months), / 4 rows (3-6 months) / 5 rows (6-12 months) / 6 rows (18-24 months).
Change to Yarn A and knit 3 rows (0-3 months), / 4 rows (3-6 months) / 5 rows (6-12 months) / 6 rows (18-24 months).
Add in Yarn B and work as follows;
*Knit 2 sts Yarn A, knit 1 Yarn B
Next 2 rows knit in Yarn A*
Follow this pattern from * to * until the hat measures 5" (0-3 months) / 6" (3-6 months) / 7" (6-12 months) / 8" (18-24 months). from the cast on edge.
Next start to decrease the top using Yarn A only >
- Shape top: 1st rnd: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * around till last st K1.
- 2nd rnd: Knit.
- 3rd rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around.
Break yarn. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.
Sew in any loose ends.
Make a pom pom and stitch it securely onto the top of the hat in a coordinating colour.
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Begin(ning)
Cont = Continue(ing)
KFB/ Knit into the front and the back of a stitch
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
I hope you enjoy this pattern and share it with your friends! Happy Holidays :)