Cute and Cozy Baby Hat
This super sweet stockinette stitch baby hat pattern is almost too cute to handle. The Cute and Cozy Baby Hat is knit with super bulky yarn on size 11 needles, so it's sure to protect your baby from the cold in plush perfection. This tiny little hat is finished off with an over-sized pompom for a whimsical look that will make you melt. Once you learn how to knit a baby hat as adorable as this, you'll never want to stop. Knitting for babies is fun no matter what your skill level and this hat is no exception.
Knitting Needle Size11 or 8 mm, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)
Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
Gauge8 stitches, 13 rows, 4 inches. stockinette stitch
- Baby Blanket (100 g/3.5 oz;78 m/86 yds) - Main Color (MC) Sand Baby (03010) - 1 ball
- Set of 4 size U.S. 11 (8 mm) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
- Stitch marker
- Faux Fur Pompom
8 sts and 13 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
To fit baby sizes
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Begin(ning)
Cont = Continue(ing)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to both sizes.
Cast on 34 (36) sts. Divide sts onto 3 needles. Join in rnd, placing marker on first st.
1st rnd: Purl.
Knit in rnds until work from beg measures 4½ (5)" [11.5 (12.5) cm].
Size 6/12 mos only: Next rnd: (K6. K2tog. K7. K2tog) twice. 30 sts.
Next rnd: Knit.
Size 18/24 mos only: Next rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from *around. 30 sts.
Next rnd: Knit.
Both sizes: Shape top: 1st rnd: *K3. K2tog. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
2nd rnd: Knit.
3rd rnd: *K2. K2tog. Rep from * around. 18 sts.
4th rnd: Knit.
5th rnd: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * around. 12 sts.
6th rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 6 sts.
Break yarn. Draw end through rem sts and fasten securely.
Finishing: Sew Pompom to top of Hat.
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