Lace Edged Baby Hat knitting pattern

Little Lace Edged Hat

This hat is knit in the round on 3.75mm double pointed needles.

Wool: Small amounts of wool required.

Instructions:

Cast on 63 stitches.
Join, being careful not to twist, and place marker before first stitch.

Rows 1, 3, 5: Knit all stitches.
Rows 2, 4, 6: [(K1; yo) twice, k3tog twice, yo, k1, yo] 7 times.

Continue working in stockinette stitch until hat measures 3.5in (9cm) from a point on the base.

Crown shaping

Row 1: (K5, k2tog) 9 times (54 stitches remain).
Row 2 and all even rows: Knit all stitches.
Row 3: (K4, k2tog) 9 times (45 stitches remain).
Row 5: (K3, k2tog) 9 times (36 stitches remain).
Row 7: (K2, k2tog) 9 times (27 stitches remain).
Row 9: (K1, k2tog) 9 times (18 stitches remain).
Row 11: K2tog 9 times (9 stitches remain).

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread yarn tail through remaining stitches, slipping them from the knitting needles as you go.
Pull yarn tail tightly to gather hole closed.
Securely weave/sew ends to inside of hat.

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