Pauline and Paulette are adult and child sized bonnets paired in one pattern. Knit in a soft sport weight alpaca yarn, this is a warm winter hat that will look adorable on girls and women alike. The decorative flower can be replaced with any number of decorative elements, so use your creativity to make something really special! Enjoy!
A note about sizes
Children's heads are often bigger than one might think, and the adult S/M will fit many children. Roughly speaking, the sizes correspond to the following head circumferences.
newborn: 13-14", 3-6 months: 14-17", 6-12 months: 16-19", child: 18-20.5", adult S/M: 20.5-22", adult L: 22.5-24"
23 sts/32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette st on size 4 needles
Kristen Hanley Cardozo lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family and an increasingly large collection of yarn and knitting patterns. Kristen is a loose cannon, but also the best cop on the force. She designs knitwear whenever she gets half a chance.