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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!
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Striped Baby Hat

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

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting in the round, on double pointed needles
  • Purl
  • Make a pom-pom (optional)
  • Basic decreases

Pattern Description:

This is a sweet, newborn hat, for pictures, a new baby gift, or just to keep that little head warm! In a super soft, washable, cotton, this little cap is perfect, for the season!

The pattern is made with a pom pom, but looks very sweet with a flower clip, instead, if desired! This would also be sweet, in your team colors!

Please use under direct adult supervision.

Thank you so much, to Lynette Weber, for her beautiful photos! If you live near Bloomington, Indiana, check her out! She is at:


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 (11 1/2"-17 1/2" circumference, about 11 1/2" tall, from rim to top)
  • 3-6 Months (14 1/2 "-18 1/2 " circumference, about 12 1/2", from rim to top)
  • 6-12 Months (14 1/2 "-18 1/2 " circumference, about 13 1/2" from rim to top)


  • 1 Skein, 50 grams, 109 Yards, Knitpicks Comfy Worsted, each, in colors of choice

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 Set, Size 7, Double Pointed Needles
  • 1 Tapestry Needle
  • Stitch Marker, if desired