Gossy by Jared Flood


July 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in blocked garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
95 - 165 yards (87 - 151 m)
Sized to fit Newborn (6 months, 1 year)
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Keep those tiny noggins snug and warm with Gossy, an approachable bonnet with space to play. Experiment with stripes and color-blocking and coordinate for a diverse roster of adorable accessories. Worked entirely in one piece from side to side, short row shaping ensures a perfect fit for little heads from newborn to one year old. I-cord tassels tie securely under the chin with an adorable bow. This quick knit is perfect for any expecting friends or family.

This pattern is part of our BT by Brooklyn Tweed pattern line; a collection of skill-accessible knitting patterns written in a concise, visually appealing way. Each pattern offers a beginner-friendly entry point into the larger world of Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns. Projects you make from BT by Brooklyn Tweed will be straightforward to knit and fun to wear!


Bonnet is worked from side to side, beginning with one I-cord tie and ending with the other. Body of bonnet is worked flat and shaped with a combination of increases, decreases, and short rows.


Brooklyn Tweed Dapple — 60% Merino Wool, 40% Organic Cotton (165 yards/151 meters, 50 grams)

  • 1 skein for all sizes newborn (6 mo, 1 yr)
  • Photographed in colors Plinth/Blueprint & Natural/Blaze


  • Approximately 95 (130, 165) yards 87 (119, 151) meters


  • 22 stitches & 44 rows per 4” (10 cm) in blocked garter stitch
  • 5½ stitches per inch


24” (60 cm) circular needle

  • Suggested size US 5 (3.75 mm)

Finished Dimensions

Sized to fit Newborn (6 months, 1 year)

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

  • Wet Blocking

Skill Level
1 out of 5: Beginner