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Sylvia Leake on craftsy.com
Buckinghamshire, England

I have a passion for designing knitwear for babies and children, I then write up the designs as patterns to share with other knitters. Inspiration comes from the countryside near where I live and my ...

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Little Mouse Baby Hat

from Sleake Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Little Mouse Baby Hat
Little Mouse Baby Hat
Little Mouse Baby Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cast on
  • increase
  • decrease
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

This cute Baby's Mouse Hat has a roll brim and a garter stitch body with a stocking stitch face. The ears and nose are knit separately and sewn on to the hat upon completion, the bead eyes are added as you knit by using a crochet hook (or the eyes could be added using duplicate stitch). The hat is knit flat on two needles with a seam at the back.

This hat would make a lovely set with my Little Mice Booties pattern.


22 sts and 40 rows to 4in/10cm using US 6/4mm needles over garter stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-3, 3-6, 6-18 months


  • 60[80:100]g DK yarn in main colour, 5g DK yarn in contrast colour

You Will Also Need:

  • US 6/4mm/No 8 knitting needles
  • 2 black knitting beads for eyes
  • Small crochet hook to add the beads
  • Tapestry needle to sew seams
  • Small amount of toy stuffing for nose


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