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Little Sheep Hat for Babies

from Sleake Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Little Sheep Hat for Babies
Little Sheep Hat for Babies
Little Sheep Hat for Babies
Little Sheep Hat for Babies
Little Sheep Hat for Babies

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Cast on
  • Bind off
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Intarsia

Pattern Description:

This cute Sheep Hat has a ribbed brim and a garter stitch body with a stocking stitch 'face' worked in a contrast colour using the intarsia method. The ears are knit separately in stocking stitch and sewn on upon completion. The hat is knit flat on two needles with a seam at the back. The detailed written pattern includes row by row instructions, a chart for the intarsia sheep face and photos. The pattern is written for Aran (worsted) weight yarn and covers three sizes for babies from 0 - 18 months. This hat would make a lovely set with my Little Sheep Booties for Babies pattern, which uses the same yarn weight!

Gauge:

- 18 stitches and 24 rows to 4in/10cm using US 8/5mm needles over stocking stitch. - 18 stitches and 32 rows to 4in/10cm using US 8/5mm needles over garter stitch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-3, 3-9, 9-18 months

Materials:

  • 60[80:100]g Aran weight yarn in main colour
  • 30[40:50]g Aran weight yarn in contast colour

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 pair US 8 / 5mm knitting needles
  • Tapestry needle

Colorway:

Ivory and Charcoal
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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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