A complete version of my Smooches newborn hat, now available in 5 sizes.
X and O cables decorate the brim of this quick knit, and a unique construction gives you a chance to practice more advanced techniques.
Child sizes are knit in sport weight yarn; adult sizes in worsted weight.
Yarn: Approximately 75 (100, 125) yds / 70 (90, 115) m sport weight yarn for newborn (toddler, child) hat; 150 (200) yds / 140 (180) m worsted weight yarn for women's (men's) hat.
Needles: set of US4/3.5mm DPNs for newborn (toddler, child) hat; US8/5mm 16"/40cm circular needle and set of DPNs for women's (men's) hat; or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 28 sts over 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch in sport weight yarn; 20 sts over 4"/10 cm in stockinette stitch in worsted weight yarn.
200 yards of Worsted weight
I taught myself to knit with a copy of Knitting for Dummies 5 years ago, and haven't looked back since. I've expanded into designing knitwear and writing knitting patterns, and occasionally dabble in dyeing and spinning as well.