Basic Newborn Hat by Meg Berry

Basic Newborn Hat

by Meg Berry
Knitting
February 2017
Wool and the Gang Shiny Happy Cotton DK
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Newborn
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Hat is knitted in purple haze.

100% cotton makes this a great addition to a baby’s new wardrobe - easy to wash, and a snug warm fit especially for colder days.

MATERIALS

  • Wool and the Gang Shiny Happy Cotton, DK weight (155 yds, 100 g)
  • US #4 double pointed needles (DPNs)
  • Stitch markers (1 different for beginning of round)
  • Tapestry needle

GAUGE
Body: 19 stitches x 30 rounds = 4 x 4 inches in stockinette stitch
Ribbing: 20 stitches x 32 rounds = 4 x 4 inches in 1 x 1 rib (unstretched)
Finished Body Circumference: 12 ½ inches

ABBREVIATIONS
CO = cast on
K = knit
P = purl
ssk = slip, slip, knit
k2tog = knit 2 together