Gunny Sack Newborn Hat

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Gunny Sack Newborn Hat Pattern


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Knitting: Gunny Sack Newborn Hat
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the round, on double pointed needles
  • Purl
  • Basic decrease (SSK or K2tog)
  • Basic increase (M1, KRL, or KFB)

Pattern Description:

A sweet, newborn hat for pictures, a new baby gift, or just to keep that little head warm!

Size: Newborn-3 months
Skills needed: Knitting in the round, on double pointed needles

***Please use under direct, adult supervision, for safety.***

Thank you so much, to Luvin Pictures Photography, of Burleson, TX, for her wonderful photos!!/Luvinpicturesphotography


Original gauge of Cascade: 2 stitches=1", on size 15 needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn


  • 1 Skein, 250 g/123 yards, Cascade Magnum wool roving yarn, in Summer Sky or Walnut Heather (I used 38 yards per hat.) OR Woolease Thick and Quick
  • 1 Set, size 13, double pointed needles
  • Small amount of Berroco Linsey cotton blend, light worsted, in Shell, or similar yarn

Suggested yarn:

38 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade Magnum


Summer Sky

About Designer

About Designer

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by Petalknits
Weaverville, CA USA
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I have always been inspired, by hand knit items, but it seemed beyond reach, for me...until I took some knitting classes!
From there, it became my relaxation, and creative outlet!
My passion is designing, and I love to spin my own yarns, as well!
I love to see the finished product, on the baby models....

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