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Penguin baby cap

from Sandra Jaeger's Strickstuebchen
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Penguin baby cap
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Penguin baby cap Penguin baby cap
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Penguin baby cap Penguin baby cap

Basic Skills Necessary:

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

Pattern Description:

I got a request for a braided baby hat. So I first tried something in cheap Acrylic yarn.
As I love the penguins so much I just put them on this hat.
And it all worked out just fine.

The penguin baby cap has two earflaps with braids, a short ribbing and the paper doll like penguins on it..
At the top is a nice winter star pattern and a tiny yellow pompon.
I had so much fun making it and still can(tm)t put it out of my hand :)

I will make another one in pink for a friend expecting a girl in late October.

Enjoy and happy knitting!


Knitting gauge: 2 x 2 cm = 6 stitches and 7 rows in stranded knitting.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Fits head circumreference of about 39 " 41 cm (size S), 42 " 43 cm (size M)


  • 4-ply yarn (Merino or Acrylic)

You Will Also Need:

  • a set of double pointed needles 3.00 mm (5 needles)
  • tapestry needle to weave in the ends

Suggested yarn:

196 meters of Fingering weight


dark blue, white, yellow, black

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