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Weaverville, CA USA

I have always been inspired by hand knit items, but it seemed beyond reach for me...until I took some knitting classes!
From there it became my relaxation and creative outlet!
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Pixie Baby Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Pixie Baby Hat
Pixie Baby Hat
Pixie Baby Hat
Pixie Baby Hat
Pixie Baby Hat
Pixie Baby Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round, on double pointed needles
  • Purl
  • Basic decreases

Pattern Description:

This is a precious spring hat, in light, dreamy, soft cotton...Perfect for spring baby photos! Includes guides for purchase of all embellishments shown.

Butterflies, and peonies, oh my! This is a simple, but sweet hat for your little one!
One skein makes one each of the smaller sizes!

If you have never made an I-cord, before, this is an ideal time to learn! The hat makes decreases, until you are suddenly making one!

This item is for use under adult supervision, only. It contains small parts, that may be a choking hazard.

Thank you, so much, to Keri Messina, on the Northern CA coast (http://www.facebook.com/#!/keriamessinaphotography), and Hannah Hilliard, in Indiana (http://www.hannahhilliard.com/index2.php#/home/ ), for their lovely photos!


Original Gauge of Yarn: 4.5-5 sts=1" on #6-9 Needles
Gauge of pattern, in stockinette stitch: 5 sts=1", on Size 7 Needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn
  • 3-6 Months
  • 6-12 Months


  • 1 Skein, 50 grams, 75% Cotton, 25% Acrylic, Worsted Weight Yarn (Buyer's Guide included)
  • 1, 5" Peony Pin (Buyer's Guide included) OR
  • 5 Butterfly Pins (Buyer's Guide included)

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 Set, Size 7, Double Pointed Needles
  • 1 Tapestry Needle