I used stash yarn, but I believe it is a Red Heart Super Saver. The finished hat fits newborn size babies using size 7 needles. I had to make a few modifications to the pattern to get the correct size. Here are my notes:
Cast on 52 stitches and work a k2p2 ribbing for about an inch. Then begin working the pattern. For the first purl stitch I p2tog to bring it down to 51 stitches. Continue working the pattern until the hat measures 3.5 inches from the bottom edge. At that point I began the decreases. However I kept getting a "cone head" hat so I eventually left out rounds 8, 10, 12, and 14 of the decrease pattern.
I really liked the star pattern that forms at the crown with this pattern! Super quick to knit up a really easy pattern once you get the hang of it.
Hat number 2 is the Sunday Evening Beanie designed by Julie Barber. You can find that pattern on Ravelry here. I love the girly, lacy look.
I chose to embellish it with a flower. You can find that pattern here.
And the final hat for today's post is the Gnarly Hat, also available as a free Ravelry download. Click here for the pattern designed by Diana Troldahl. I made a few modifications to get a newborn size. I cast on 56 and then worked the pattern as written for rounds 1-16. Rather than just make a long tube and gather the top I opted to work the decreases after round 16. This is what I ended up with:
And here is the top with the decreases:
Until next time,