Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Cheerful Baby Hat
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70625AD Make this hat in a variety of sizes for your next charity project.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 9 mos, 18 mos, Child 3
Finished Hat Circumference 16 (18, 19) in. (40.5 (46, 48.5) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-148 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Turquoise

Bright medium blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Alternative Quantity: 1, 1
Note: (A)

830-125 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Hazelnut

Warm brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Alternative Quantity: 1, 1
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
16 sts and 32 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (knit every row). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



STRIPE PATTERN*Knit 2 rows with B, knit 2 rows with A; repeat from * for Stripe Pattern.





HAT With A, cast on 64 (71, 75) sts.

Knit 8 rows.

Change to B.

Work in Garter st (knit every row) and Stripe Pattern until piece measures 7 (8, 9) in.

(18 (20.5, 23) cm) from beginning.

Next Row: K2tog across row, ending k0 (1, 1) - 32 (36, 38) sts.

Next Row: Knit.

Next Row: K2tog across row - 16 (18, 19) sts.

Next Row: Knit.

Next Row: K2tog across, ending k 0 (0, 1) - 8 (9, 10) sts.Cut yarn leaving a 12 in.

(30.5 cm) tail.

Thread tail into large-eyed blunt needle and thread through remaining sts, pull tightly to secure.





FINISHING Sew seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k2tog = knit 2 together
st(s) = stitch(es)


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