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My name is Kylie and I'm a student living in Canada. I've been knitting for 10 years, if you ask my family, I'm sure they'll tell you I'm completely obsessed! Some of my favourite yarns are locally ...

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Fresh Bonnet

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Fresh Bonnet
Fresh Bonnet

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting flat
  • Picking up stitches
  • Making i-cord

Pattern Description:

Fresh Bonnet is designed to fit newborn babies for the first few months of their lives, with a larger size for babies aged 3-6 months. It is a light and airy bonnet knit in DK weight yarn, light enough to wear out in the sun but just warm enough for those chilly air-conditioned stores and restaurants. This is a very quick knit and can easily be completed in an evening, making it a perfect last-minute shower gift. The bonnet is worked in one piece by picking up stitches, and thus requires no seaming.


5.5 stitches per inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-3 months
  • 3-6 months


  • 50-100 yards of DK weight yarn
  • US 4/ 6mm needles
  • Darning needle
  • Stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

75 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Bernat Softee Baby

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