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I was 4 when my grandmother taught me to knit. I have since enjoyed all sorts of needle work; crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilting. However, my love is knitting and designing seamless and ...

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Breast Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Breast Hat
Breast Hat
Breast Hat
Breast Hat
Breast Hat
Breast Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • lifted increases
  • k2tog

Pattern Description:

What better statement than having your baby wear a breast hat to promote breast feeding? This cute little hat is knit from the top down or bottom up, in the round on circular or double pointed needles with an I-cord beginning for the "nipple. The "areola is customizable and the brim features two finishing options; rolled brim or ribbed brim. The rolled brim allows the hat to grow with the child and the ribbed brim ensures a snug fit. Hat is sized to come down over the ears so that while making a statement, it is also practical and keeps baby3/4s little ears warm and toasty. Sizes run from preemie to large adult. (doesn3/4t everyone need a breast hat?!?) Make one for yourself, raise awareness for breast cancer or as a gift for a friend who likes a good giggle!" Pattern includes both centimeters & Inches, top down or bottom up instructions, 2 brim options; rolled or ribbed. Also, suggestions for using different weight yarn.


18sts in stockinette in the round = 4" (10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • preemie
  • newborn
  • baby
  • toddler
  • child
  • adult woman
  • adult man


  • US 7 (4.5mm) circular needles, 16-24" in length
  • 70-120 yds worsted weight yarn

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