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Minnow Hat

Knitting
October 2011
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
150 - 200 yards (137 - 183 m)
Newborn - approx 14" head.
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Though this hat is knit differently to reflect my own style of knitting and pattern writing and to adjust for the much smaller canvas of a newborn’s head, I would like to give credit and thanks to Thelma Egberts for the visual inspiration for this baby hat from her adult version of the fish hat.

I prefer my fish to have a less floppy head, so feel free to extend the length of the hat if you prefer a fish with a longer body.

Pattern requires approximately 6-8g of sock weight yarn for the lips, tail and fins, and approximately 22-28g of sock weight yarn for the body. Great for using up scraps of sock weight yarn.