Mom & baby love horses beanie set

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Mom & baby love horses beanie set Pattern

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Mom & baby love horses beanie set Mom & baby love horses beanie set
Mom & baby love horses beanie set Mom & baby love horses beanie set
Mom & baby love horses beanie set Mom & baby love horses beanie set
Mom & baby love horses beanie set Mom & baby love horses beanie set

Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Infant/Baby

Item:

Hat

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • do stranded knitting with at most two colors in the round

Pattern Description:

I was asked to make a beanie set for a pregnant work collegue as gift from another of her collegues.
Requirements: it should feature the color pink and have a pink pompon and as the mommy is a highly decorated endurance rider horses should be on it.
And the baby hat should have some chords.

So I sat down and drafted this cute beanie set and knit it up to the requested date.
Pst she has not yet seen it :)
She asked us to get her gift after her baby is born and it(tm)s still a little while until then.

The color pink is not one of her favorite colors. So the other collegue wanted to tease her a little.
But as I combined white and brown with the pink it is not so dominant and not so much of a pink lady beanie :)

Mom(tm)s beanie starts with a multi-color ribbing. The kids beanie with the earflaps in one color but with three color chords.
The earflaps are easy to knit.

Then follows the main motive, horses and horseshoe. Mother(tm)s beanie has an additional flower band.
The top is especially lovely with prancing horses and the pink pompon on top.

I used Merino Superfine from Lana Grossa. But you can also use 4- to 5-ply Acrylic or 4-ply sock yarn. Then the size will come out a bit smaller (with 4-ply yarn, with 5-ply bigger).

If you like this pattern you might also like:

my horse beanie
the Mustang beanie
the horsetail beanie
the horse infinity scarf or the
Pony express beanie

Enjoy and happy horse knitting!

Gauge:

1 x 1 Inch: 7 stitches and 8 rows ( = 2 x 2 cm : 6 stitches and 7 rows )

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Mom's beanie fits about 55 " 58 cm head circumreference
  • Baby beanie: With Merino Superfine it fits a head circumreference of about 42 " 44 cm. When you choose thinner 4-ply yarn (e.g. Buttinette Versailles or 4-ply sock yarn it will get a bit smaller 40 " 42 cm head cirumreference).
  • For bigger sizes go up one needle size and/or use 5-ply yarn or both

Materials:

  • Lana Grossa Merino Superfine
  • For both hats I needed altogether: Lana Grossa Merino Superfein (Superfine) 50 g/160 metres: 50 g of pink 50 g of off-white 65 g of brown
  • Alternatively you can also use 4- ply Acrylic or soft sock yarn
  • Circular needle 40 cm 3.00 mm and 5 double pointed needles size 3.00 mm for the top of the head.

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle to weave in the ends
  • cardboard or pompon-maker set (biggest one and smallest one)

Suggested yarn:

175 yards of Fingering weight

Colorway:

fuchsia, brown, off-white

About Designer

About Designer

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I'm a hobby pattern creator and love knitting and creating Fair Isle patterns.
I wish you as much fun knitting and wearing them as I have designing them!

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