Dragon Baby Hat
2012 is the year of the Black Dragon according to Chinese horoscope… a very lucky year to be born. I was inspired by Alice Yu’s gorgeous Shur’tugal socks to make a hat for all the dragon babies born this year.
I did not consider the fact that the socks are knit top-down and my hat is knit bottom-up, so the stitch is upside-down.
I am not an experienced designer/pattern writer, so please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, and/or suggestions. I am slowly adding more sizes as I get around to making them.
The hat is modelled by our little Arthur. He was about 16 weeks old in the brown hat (6 month size, it was a little big on him) and 19 months old in the blue-green hat (2-3 years size, also a little big on him).
Edited pattern 12 December 2013 to add more sizes and to change how the crown decreases were done.