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I have been both knitting and crocheting for 40+ years. I enjoy making baby items, gifts for family and friends, and making photography props for my daughter's business. I love to try new patterns! ...

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Dainty Mohair Bonnet

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Dainty Mohair Bonnet
Dainty Mohair Bonnet Dainty Mohair Bonnet

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, YO, K2tog, use circular and DPNs

Pattern Description:

My daughter is a photographer specializing in newborn photography. She asked me to design a lacey looking bonnet with openness that would draw attention to the delicate features of a newborn. This design is patterned after one of my favorite knitted baby afghans. You will love the way it fits and contours around baby's face and how easy and quick it stitches up. A simple 3 row repeat pattern makes it easy to memorize. It also looks fantastic in angora yarn.


5 stitches. = 1 inch
4 rows = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • This pattern is only for newborn sizing


  • size 9 16 in. circular needle, size 9 DPNs, mohair or angora yarn lace weight

You Will Also Need:

  • yarn needle, stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

80 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Kid Mohair