Baby Puff Ball Hat by Sue Peterson

Baby Puff Ball Hat

Knitting
December 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
125 - 150 yards (114 - 137 m)
Newborn 0-12 months
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Newborn Knit Hat

Newborn knit hat is knit in a sport weight yarn. Pom pom or as my daughter calls it, Puff ball is optional. Cute either way! The pattern is just one size; newborn. However, if knit in a worsted weight yarn, depending on your knitting, the pattern would produce a bigger size.

Skills Needed
Casting On
Knitting in the Round
Decreasing
Ability to use Double Pointed Needles
Binding off
Knitting tutorials are provided at olioknits.com for basic techniques as well as “how to” steps specific to this pattern.

Yarn
Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport 100% Superwash Merino 200 yards, Argyle
1 skein

Supplies
Tape measure
Tapestry Needle
Needles – # 4 16 inch Circular Needles and #4 Double Point Needles You may knit the entire hat on Double Point Needles if you prefer Please remember that after knitting up your swatch, your needle size may change.

Gauge
6 stitches = 1” or 24 sts. = a 4 in square in Stockinette Stitch using a #4 needle