Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Newborn Puppy Hat

Designed to go with my expected little one's coming home outfit, this adorable hat is the perfect newborn accessory.


Sport weight yarn (example uses Knit Picks Shine Sport in Willow, about 2/3 of a skein)

US 5 DPN’s

Tapestry needle

Measuring tape


CO 80 stitches (on US 6, then transfer to US5 or DPNs)

R1 K2P2 rib for 6 rounds
R2 K for 2 inches
R3 (K4, K2tog) around (*Note: do not worry if decs do not come out even, it will work out in the end :D)
R4 K for 3 rounds
R5 (K3, K2tog) around
R6 K for 3 rounds
R7 (K2, K2tog) around
R8 K for 3 rounds
R9 (K, K2tog) around
R10 K for 3 rounds
R11 (K2tog) around
R12 K for 3 rounds
Break off yarn leaving a long enough tail to run through the remaining live stitches, tie off, and weave in.


CO 20 stitches on us 5 DPNs

R1 K 2 rounds
R2 K1, M1, K8, M1, K11
R3 K 2 rounds
R4 K1, M1, K10, M1, K11
R5 K 6 rounds
R6 K1 K2tog, K8, SSK, K11
R7 K 2 rounds
R8 K1 K2tog, K6, SSK, K11
R9 K 2 rounds
R10 K1 K2tog, K4, SSK, K11
R11 K 2 rounds
R12 K1 K2tog, K2, SSK, K11
R13 K 2 rounds
R14 K1 K2tog, SSK, K11
R15 K 2 rounds
R16 K2tog, SSK K10
R17 K 2 rounds
R18 K2tog, K10
R19 K 1 round
Break yarn and draw through live stitches.

Repeat for the second ear. Sew ears in place.

puppy with mitts

Puppy hat with outfit

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Home Is Best said...

Adorable! Makes me wish I had a baby!

donna said...

These are awesome! Thanks for sharing the patterns!

Christine said...

Sooo! where's the pattern for the mits??? haha...thank you so much for the cute hat pattern. I love it! go to make it for all those friends whose kids are now having babies!

Amy said...

2 posts up ;) "No Scratchies Newborn Mitts"