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About the designer

My name is Brandy Fortune, and I design knit-wear for kids. I love Crème Brulée, Sci-Fi, 70 degree weather and reading a good book in bed. I spend my time knitting, sewing, taking pictures, ...

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La Leche

from Pixie Purls by Brandy Fortune
(6) Name: 'Knitting : La Leche
La Leche La Leche

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • knit
  • k2tog
  • magic loop

Pattern Description:

A hat that existed in this designers head for quite some time. Amazing that something so simple can be so pleasing and useful. A twisted rib on the brim takes a classic edging to a new level. You may not be able to stop at just one.

Includes instructions for a sweet little flower to attach (optional).


28 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in stockinette Stitch knit in the round

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Preemie, (Newborn, 6 months, 1 year)


  • US 21/2 - 3.0 mm size 40" circular needles for magic loop method or DPNs

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

150 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Anzula Squishy