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Thursday, 31 December 2015

Stocking Stuffers for Arya- Baby Hat

Baby Hat
Appropriate for a baby about 1 year old.

dpns 3mm
DK or sport weight yarn
darning needle
stitch marker

gauge: 22 stitches in stockinette stitch = 4 inches


1. CO 128 Stitches on one dpn
2. Divide evenly among 3 dpns
3. Join for knitting in the round
4. Place stitch marker at the beginning of the round
5. Knit in a 2X2 rib for 1.5 inches
6. Knit next rounds until hat is 5inches or desired length
7. Use 78 decrease method 
NB: 7/8 decrease method instruction
Round 1: Knit 6, K2tog (entire round) - except for last 5 stitches
Round 2: K5, K2tog (entire round) - except for last 5 stitches
Round 3: K4, K2tog (entire round)- except for last 5 stitches
Round 4: K3, K2tog (entire round)- include last 5 stitches
Round 5: K2, K2tog (entire round)
Round 6: K1, K2tog (entire round)
Round 7: K2tog (entire round)
Continue with round 7 until you have 4-6 stitches left
8. Use darning needle to pick up last stitches and pull tight and weave in all loose ends

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