Piggy & Lamby Earflap Hats - Newborn

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Piggy & Lamby Earflap Hats - Newborn Pattern

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Knitting: Piggy & Lamby Earflap Hats - Newborn
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Infant/Baby

Item:

Hat

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • increases and decreases

Pattern Description:

Do you know someone having a baby during the cold months? These adorable hats are doubly warm and use a stockinette stitch throughout.

Instructions are given for a Turkish Cast-on used to start the ears and the earflaps. Hobby Lobby's "I Love This Yarn" 100% acrylic medium weight (#4) was used for the two little hats.

This pattern is the same as the "Newborn Animal Earflap Hats" but you can see how it will fit an actual newborn!

Gauge:

Size 10 in stockinette st, double-stranded: 3 sts and 4.75 rows = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Circumference 13.5 inches
  • Height 5.5 inches

Materials:

  • US Size 8 double pointed needles
  • US Size 10 16-inch circular needle and DPNs
  • 1 skein worsted weight yarn - light pink for the piggy or approx. 125 yds
  • 1 skein worsted weight yarn - ivory for the lamby or approx. 125 yds
  • 25 yds of worsted weight yarn - dark pink for ears and nose

You Will Also Need:

  • Crochet hook - any size
  • felt - white & black for eyes and pig's nose
  • fiberfill for lamb's nose
  • blunt needle
  • sewing thread and needle (white & black thread)

About Designer

About Designer

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I have been knitting for 57 years and since the grandchildren arrived have been knitting daily. I decided I wanted to create easy predominantly seamless knitting projects because I love knitting in the round, and more important I hate to sew pieces together!

I have had many wonderful comments from knitters who have created items from my patterns and like their finished projects, but should ...

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