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Lisa has been knitting all her life, Hats and Mittens, Cowls and Doll Sweaters are favorite things to design. They are fast, easy
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Mother Goose Hat

from Lisa McFetridge
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Mother Goose Hat
Mother Goose Hat
Mother Goose Hat
Mother Goose Hat
Mother Goose Hat
Mother Goose Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • stranded knitting

Pattern Description:

A sweet, slightly tall hat, knit in the round, for an infant, (3-12 months); toddler (9-18 months); or small child (12 months to 3 years). Sport weight yarn is used for this fun hat.

Full of fun techniques - A Double-Braided edge that will make you feel quite accomplished (looks harder than it is!) and topped with a chunky tassel or the modern choice, baby dredlocks. Baby dreds are just small drapery cords you twist yourself and wrap together with yarn. Dreds stand tall on the tip of the hat and make a really bold statement.

Mother Goose may be old-fashioned but this hat will put your baby top on the fashion charts! Two color stranded stockinette
The pattern includes 2 charts that you copy, cut out and tape together separating them on the hat with markers to make them easy to track.


26 sts x 28 rows in stranded stockinette = 4 in

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • infant / toddler / small child


  • 200 - 240 yards sport weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • seam needle

Suggested yarn:

240 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

knit picks wool of the andes Sport or Cascade 220 Sport


Pink and White or Blue and White