Size: New born
Hat measures 12 inches (30 cm) in diameter; length 5 inches (13 cm) from rim to crown.
Size 4 mm (5 US) needles
Baby Soft DK weight yarn White, and small amount of emerald green.
Gauge 21.5 sts= 4 inches (10 cm)
Starting at brim, with green CO 64 sts change to white and work in K1, p1 8 rows.
Then work in St st for 22 rows
Shape Top Of Hat
Still in white
Row 1 *k2 tog, k7 rep from* to last 2 sts k2tog- 56 st
Rows 2, 4,6 and 8 Purl
Row 3 K 1, *k 4, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k 1 – 47 sts.
Row 5 K 1, *k 3, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k 1 – 38 sts.
Row 7 K 1, *k 2, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k 1 – 29 sts.
Row 9 K 1, *k2tog; rep from * across – 15 sts.
Row 10 *P2tog; rep from * to last st, p 1 – 8 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing seam. With large-eyed blunt needle, thread tail through remaining sts on needle. Pull tightly and secure. Sew back seam.
Wıth green Cast on 4 stitches.
Row 2. Knit front & back of 1st stitch, purl 4 (6sts)
Row 3. Knit front & back of 1st stitch, knit 5 (7sts)
With green cast on 28 sts change to white and work in K1, p1 for 8 rows
next row purl
Next row: purl
Next row: (k2tog, k8) twice, k2tog – 19 sts
Next row: purl
BO. Cut yarn, leaving a long length of yarn for sewing side seam, Thread green ribbon or cord through eyelets.
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