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40 Hats in 40 Days week 3

It was girl's week again last week.  Here are the hats I finished.  My box is full so I will be mailing out to God's Tiny Angels this week.  Here are the hats I made and the links to the free patterns.  All hats were made with Bernat Baby Sport yarn in colorway Candy Baby.


This pattern is called Cap 2 Match and was designed by Suzetta Williams.  It was designed to match a collared sleep sack (also available on her site).  Although the pattern was written for worsted weight yarn, I was able to modify it by casting on 80 stitches and then doing a k1 p1 ribbing pattern for an inch before beginning rows 5-8.  You can find the pattern here.  

This is the Simple Newborn Hat with a Touch of Lace designed by Ginny Sheller.  You can't really see the lace pattern unless it is on a baby's head, but it's there.  I think this would look much better in a cotton yarn rather than this acrylic blend.  You can find the pattern on her blog here.  

This one works up SUPER quick.  It&#…

40 hats in 40 days - week 2

Only the second week and I have already had a hat that just about did me in!  Took me 3 days to make it!!!  I love how it turned out though so it was well worth the time!  Here are this past weeks hats and the links to make your own.

This is the Very Basic Baby Beanie designed by Janet D. Russell.  It is available on Ravelry as a free PDF download here.  It works up really quickly and the large ribbing area makes it expandable to last for many months.

And this is the one that almost did me in.  It is called the Expanding Gnome hat and uses a mock cable pattern.  I had never done a mock cable so I thought I would give it a try.  With the small needle size and a new technique this was definitely a time eater for me.  It was designed by Maureen Hefti and is another one of those patterns that should last for several months as it is very stretchy (unlike traditional cables).  You can get the pattern as a free PDF download on Ravelry here.

Here is a crochet hat pattern titled "Looks L…