Puffin Baby - Toddler Hat
Designed & Knit by Laura Andersson,
Inspiration: Baby things are so sweet and fun to make! Tiny, enjoyable ways to try a new yarn, and make a gift for young life. Puffin is an amazingly soft yarn, and a lot of fun to knit.
Crystal Palace Bamboo DP in size 5 US (or size needed to obtain gauge).
Gauge: 4.5 sts per inch (16/10 cm) over St st.
Size: Infant to ~ 18 mos
LT: K2tog but do not remove from left needle; now K into the 1st st again; move both sts to right needle. (note this is not a decrease but a twist). The stitch can ALSO be worked by knitting the 2nd st on left needle first, and then knitting the 1st st.
Start Mini-Cable Pattern: *(P2,
K2tog until down to ~8 sts. Cut yarn leaving an ~8 in end. With a crochet hook, pull the end through each st one-at-a-time, and drop off needle. Pull tautly and bring end to inside.
Finishing: work in all ends. Wash gently.
This Puffin Hat was Designed and knit by Laura Andersson, Ph.D
Laura is the editor (and
author-designer) of Friendly Socks, Vol.1. The 2nd book in the
series, Friendly Socks, Vol 2: A-Z and more will be released Dec 21,
'06; a 3rd set Friendly Socks, Vol. 3, Fifty States, is in progress
and planned for 2007 release. Information about these books can be found at
www.siriusknitting.com . Laura
is the owner of Sirius Knitting Publications and can be reached at
Crystal Palace Yarns 160 23rd St, Richmond, CA
email: cpyinfo -at- straw.com
copyright 2009 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this free knitting pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format or elsewhere on the Web without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns Puffin are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.