Saturday, September 15, 2018

Free Pattern - Spook baby hat

Using approx. 30-60 yards of white yarn; and less than 10 yards of black yarn - worsted weight yarn

Small Baby pictured

Small Preemie (Larger Preemie, Small Baby, Medium baby)

CO 32 (40, 48, 56) join in the round being careful not to twist
(seed stitch for 4 rows)
K1, P1 - round 1
P1, K1 - round 2
K1, P1 - round 3
P1, K1 - round 4
Knit all stitches for subsequent rows until hat is 2" (3”, 3 1/2", 4") tall
Decreases (staggered)
k6, k2tog around for round 1
k4, k2tog once, then k5, k2tog  around for round 2
k5, k2tog; around for round 3
k6, k2tog once, then k4, k2tog around, then K remaining sts for round 4
K3, k2tog around for round 5
K2, k2tog around for round 6
K1, k2tog around for round 7
K2tog around for round 8
- continue any further decreases until you are reduced down to approx.
(5 sts)
K 3 rows  (swirl)

Eyes - knit 2
CO 5 with black
P1, KFB, P1, KFB, P1(7 sts)
Slip 1, KFB, K3, KFB, K1 (9 sts)
P all sts
K all sts
Slip 1, P2tog, P3, P2tog, P1 (7 sts)
Slip 1, K2tog, K1, SSK, K1 (5 sts)

Note - turn eyes sideways before securely stitching to hat

Use white thread to embroider pupils

Mouth -
K2, KFB (4 sts)
P all sts
K3, KFB (5 sts)
P all sts
K4, KFB (6 sts)
P all sts
K all sts
P2tog, P4 (5 sts)
K all sts
P2tog, P3 (4 sts)
K all sts
P2tog, P2 (3 sts)

Stitch eyes & mouth to body very securely and weave in all ends.

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