Baby Jester Hat by Woolly Wormhead

Baby Jester Hat

July 2007
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
99 yards (91 m)
12, 14, 16, 18 in/30.5, 35.5, 40.75, 45.75 cm
low vision format available
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This pattern is available for free.

Another baby version of a popular free pattern, this Hat only uses 50g of Aran/worsted weight yarn and will knit in an afternoon!

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An error was found in the new version of this pattern, and was corrected on 16/06/2016 - please download the latest version.

99yd/90m/50g Aran weight, multi-plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

18 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 12 (14, 16, 18) in/30.5 (35.5, 40.75, 45.75) cm
Finished size: 12 (13.25, 14.75, 16) in/30.5 (33.75, 37.5, 40.75) cm

Sample details
Shown in a custom hand-dyed single-ply yarn (218yd/199m per 100g; 100% wool)
Shown in size 18in/45.75cm on model with 18in/45.75cm circumference head

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases

Not sure which size to make? Grab a tape measure! Babies’ heads vary greatly – a typical newborn size is roughly 14in, typical year is 18in but these are only averages.

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background and does not rely on colour.

Published 2006
Product code: WW042FBabyJesterHat