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Newborn Baby Hat Pattern – Easy Mock Cables

newborn baby knit hat patternThis little hat is easy to make if you are looking for something a little different. The mock cables are simple and do not require a cable needle. The hat is very stretchy so it will fit a wide variety of baby head sizes. I have also included instructions for 6 months and 12 months.

Materials:

Bernat Softee Baby 1 ball, color shown is Funny Prints

Set of 4.5mm double point needles

Tapestry Needle

Directions:

Brim:

Cast on 45 [50, 60]sts on DPN. Place 15 sts on needle 1 and 2 and 12 sts on needle 3.

Work K1,P1 rib for 1 1/2 – 2 inches.

Mock Cable Pattern:

Rows 1 & 2: *K3, P2. Repeat from * around.

Row 3:  *Sl1, K2, PSSO, P2. Repeat from * around.

Row 4: *K1, YO, K1, P2. Repeat from * around.

Work in the mock cable pattern for 4 1/2 inches ending with Row 3.

Decrease Rows:

Row 1: *K2, P2. Repeat from * around.

Row 2: *K2, P2tg. Repeat from * around.

Row 3: *K2, P1. Repeat from * around.

Row 4: *K2tg, P1. Repeat from * around.

Row 5: *K1, P1. Repeat from * around.

Row 6: *K2tg. Repeat from * around.

Row 7: Knit.

Optional: Work I-cord sprout on the top. If you do not know how to do an I-cord, here is a video that will help.

If you choose not to do an eye cord, you can finish off by threading a tapestry needle and drawing the yarn through the remaining stitches on the needles. Draw it up tight to close the hole and fastening off the yarn securely. Weave in ends.

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Free Baby Knitting Patterns

Here are some really cute free baby knitting patterns that I found while surfing. I thought I would share them with you.

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  • Free Pattern: Cabled Baby Sweater – I’ve made several of these baby knitting patterns for my own wee family members, so I’ve included my personal favorites here for you (and your own cutest-babies-on-the-planet) to enjoy. These seven baby patterns are some of Interweave’s …

Let me know if you try any of these free baby knitting patterns and how they turned out!

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