Leaf Top Baby hat by Susan B. Anderson

Leaf Top Baby hat

October 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
144 yards (132 m)
11 (13, 14¼)" [28 (33, 37) cm] brim circumference and 5¼ (6¼, 6¾)" [13.5 (16, 17) cm] tall, to fit sizes 0-3 (6-12, 12-18) months
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Knitted from the bottom up, this fun little hat is worked in the round and crowned with a cluster of knitted leaves, with illustrated instructions for securing them to the hat top. Knit one in greens, as we did, or choose autumn shades—or whatever your imagination fancies.

shown in middle size

lark /
Note: Approx 5 yds each of B and C are used --if you have leftovers of lark, use them!

set dpns in size US 7 4.5 mm

skills required
Long-tail and backward loop cast ons, picking up stitches (links provided), increasing, decreasing, working small circumferences in the round.