Two contrasting colors of Cascade 220 SW Heathers is plenty to knit 2 newborn hats. You may possibly have enough yarn left over to use for contrast colors on another hat as well.
The brown beanie was knit with Cascade 220 SW Heathers. (worsted weight)
The orange square hat was knit using Mission Falls 1824 Wool. (aran weight).
Both versions knit on us #6 dpn’s
Modified chart and posted for free, here:
Chart included in free download as well.
Hat patterns written to accommodate the adorable elephant pattern found on TricksyKnitter.com.
We donate newborn hats to the hospital nursery, so that every baby goes home with a warm new hat, made by loving hands. What better way to sample some fair isle or fill your craving for adorable baby items!
Simple fair isle and easy pattern make for a pleasurable knit. Customize with alternate yarn and needles for larger or smaller hats. You could even add ear flaps, brims, stripes, etc.