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Peek-a-Boo Knit Baby Hoodie

This cozy super bulky baby hoodie pattern will welcome your little one into the world in the warmest way!

Updated June 17, 2021
Peek-a-Boo Knit Baby Hoodie
Peek-a-Boo Knit Baby Hoodie
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There's little in this life cuter than a baby in a big, chunky hoodie, which makes this Peek-a-Boo Knit Baby Hoodie one of the cutest knitting patterns out there. Even relatively new knitters can work up this pattern, and those who don't have much patience for wearables will find that it works up super quickly, as it's made using super bulky yarn. Just when you thought things couldn't get any cuter, it turns out this pattern even features an adorable pom pom on the hood, which is extra fun for both baby and mama alike. Knit this up today for the expectant mother in your life... even if that mother is you!

Easy

Knitting Needle Size10 or 6 mm, 11 or 8 mm, Circular Knitting Needles

Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)

Gauge8 sts = 4”; 14 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch on larger needles. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge given.

Finished SizeDirections are for size 3-6 months. Changes for sizes 12 months, 18 months and 24 months are in parentheses.

Materials List

  • RED HEART® “Baby Clouds™”: 2 skeins in 9025 Blue Sky
  • Small amount of smoother yarn in matching color, worsted or DK weight yarn for easier sewing
  • Knitting Needles: 6mm [US 10], 8mm[US 11]

    Circular Needle: 6mm [US 10]
  • 16” Stitch holders
  • Yarn needle
  • Pompom maker

Instructions

Notes

  1. Finished Chest: 22 (24, 26, 28)”Finished length: 11 (12, 13, 14)”

  2. SPECIAL STITCH:

    Seed Stitch

    Row 1 (Right Side): [K1, p1] across.
    Row 2: [P1, k1] across.

    Repeat Rows 1-2 for Seed st

  3. For easier seaming knit the first and last stitch of every row.

Hoodie

  1. BACK

    With smaller needles, cast on 22 (24, 26, 28) sts.

    Work in Seed st for 2 rows, end with a wrong side row.

    Change to larger needles and work even in St st until piece measures 11 (12, 13, 14)”, end with a wrong side row.

    Next Row: Bind off 6 (7, 7, 8), knit center 10 (10, 12, 12) sts, and slip to a stitch holder, bind off remaining sts.

  2. FRONT

    Work same as Back until piece measures 8 (9, 10, 11)” from beginning, end with a wrong side row.

  3. SHAPE NECK

    Next Row
    (Right Side): K9 (10, 11, 12) sts, k2tog, join second ball of yarn, k2tog, work across row.

    Working both sides at the same time with separate balls of yarn, dec 1 st at neck edge every row 4 (4, 5, 5) times – 6 (7, 7, 8) sts each side.

    Work until piece measures same length as Back to Shoulders.

    Bind off.

  4. SLEEVES

    With smaller needles, cast on 12 (12, 14, 14) sts.

    Work in Seed St for 4 rows, end with a wrong side row.

    Change to larger needles and St st, inc 1 st. each side every right side row 3 (4, 4, 5) times – 18 (20, 22, 24) sts.

    Work even until piece measures 6½ (7½, 8½, 10½)” from beginning.

    Bind off.

  5. FINISHING

    Sew shoulders

  6. HOOD

    With right side facing and smaller circular needle, join yarnat Right Front Neck edge, pick up and knit 9 sts along Front Neck edge to Back Neck, work 10 (10, 12, 12) sts from Back Neck stitch holder, pick up and knit 9 sts along Left Front Neck edge – 28 (28, 30, 30) sts.

    Work in st st until Hood measures 10 (10½, 11, 11½)” from pick up row.

    Bind off.

    Fold Hood in half along bind-off-edge and sew together.

  7. EDGING

    With right side facing and smaller circular needle, pick up and knit 43 (45, 47, 49) sts around front edge of Hood.

    Work in Seed St for 2 rows.

    Bind off.

    Tack ends of edging to front neck easing in as necessary

    Measure and mark 4½ (5, 5½, 6)” down from Shoulder seam on Front and Back. Sew top of Sleeves between markers.

    Sew side and Sleeve seams together sewing through the purl bump at each side edge.

    Weave in ends.

    Make pompom and sew to tip of Hood.

Abbreviations

dec
decrease(s)(d)(ing)
inc
increase(s)(d)(ing)
K
knit
mm
millimeters
P
purl
St st
Stockinette stitch
st(s)
stitch(es)
[ ]
Work directions in brackets the number of times specified.
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