How to Knit a Hat: 7 Cozy Free Knit Hat Patterns
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Baby's Ruffle Hat
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This darling baby hat knitting pattern features a sweet little ruffle around the edge to guard baby's face from the sun. Baby's Ruffle Hat is a great pattern for the novice knitter looking to whip up a baby hat with a little extra flare. This adorable baby hat would be charming in both solid and variegated yarn types, so have fun experimenting with colors and patterns.
Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge23 stitches, 30 rows, 4 inches. stockinette stitch
- Bernat Baby Jacquards (100 g/3.5 oz;316 m/346 yds)
Sizes: 6 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos, 24 mos - 1 ball
- Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
23 sts and 30 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
Alt = alternate(ing)
cont = continue(ity)
K = knit
rep = repeat
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yfwd = yarn forward (makes 1 extra stitch)
Cast on 9 sts.
1st row: (RS). (K1. yfwd) 8 times. K1. 17 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K1. (yfwd. K2) 8 times. 25 sts.
5th row: K1. (yfwd. K3) 8 times. 33 sts.
7th row: K1. (yfwd. K4) 8 times. 41 sts.
9th row: K1. (yfwd. K5) 8 times. 49 sts.
10th row: As 2nd row.
Cont in same manner, inc 8 sts on next and every following alt row to 89 (97-97-105) sts.
Place marker at end of last row.
Cont in stocking st even until work from marked row measures 3 (3½-3¾-4) ins [7.5 (9-9.5-10) cm], ending with a purl row.
Ruffle: Next row: (RS). *K1. M1. Rep from * to last st. K1. 177 (193-193-209) sts.
Knit 6 rows (garter st). Cast off knitwise (WS), leaving a long end.
Sew back seam. Thread yarn through cast on sts and pull tightly. Fasten off.
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Jun 08, 2017
Hi there, would I be allowed to knit your items to sell in my charity shop please?
Aug 09, 2021
Only the pattern owners can provided consent to use their patterns, this website does not own any of them, they simply host the patterns.
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Aug 29, 2015
Pattern lists 4 sizes (6 mo, 12mo, etc.), but the instructions do no indicate any changes for the various sizes. Could you please add this information. Thanks, Lindaa Dee
Aug 09, 2021
It actually does provide for sizes in the instructions listed here, it is the same pattern for all sizes until you get to the line that says- Cont in same manner, inc 8 sts on next and every following alt row to 89 (97-97-105) sts. Place marker at end of last row. The number of increase rows and stitches is what determines the sizes for this pattern, hope this helps happy knitting!
Nov 19, 2014
I have just finished knitting this hat using Baby Bernat yarn and it looks NOTHING like the picture shown. It is just a big floppy mess and the ruffle holds no shape. Have others had the same problem?
Aug 09, 2021
I've been making this hat for years and have never had that problem, I always use the Jacquards yarn but I know other people who used yarn other than the jacquards and the pattern did not work out as well.
Sep 13, 2014
In the first row of the ruffle instruction could you explain what the K1, M1 stands for please. Is it Knit 1, make 1.? I would appreciate your advice on this as I would like to make it. Thank you.
Sep 15, 2014
Hi Hazel R, You got it! Happy Knitting! -Editors of AllFreeKnitting
Aug 27, 2014
I just spent a hour looking at the 33 insanely cute baby hat patterns sent to me today and finally selected this one. This yarn has been discontinued by the manufacturer. Please update your files
Aug 28, 2014
Hi ekappler 9337179, Although the yarn is discontinued, we have provided the necessary yardage information for alternative yarns. Hopefully this helps! -Editors of AllFreeKnitting
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