Little Knight, Newborn Purple Hat by Olha
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Little Knight, Newborn Purple Hat

by Olha
Knitting
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
43 - 46 yards (39 - 42 m)
baby, newborn
This pattern is available for free.

This baby hat was designed for the Period of Purple Crying Program at the IWK Health Centre. The PURPLE program educates parents about normal infant crying and teaches coping skills in order to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome. Since purple is usually considered a more feminine colour… how about a purple knight’s helmet for little boys?

Corrections: I decided to change the smaller set of needles to 3.5 mm (from 3.25 mm) to ensure comfortable fit even if a knitter has really tight tension.

Photography: Shannon Bower, photos used with permission.

Technical editing: Charlotte Quiggle