Anne's Newborn Hat
Size 5 or 6 Needles
Cast on 60 stitches.
Knit every row for 20 rows. Purl one row for a turning
Knit 2, purl 2 for ten rows of ribbing.
Knit 34 rows in garter stitch (knit every row).
Row 1: (Knit 3, knit 2 tog)* across the row.
Row 2: Knit across the row.
Row 3: (Knit 2, knit 2 tog.)* across the row.
Row 4: Knit across the row.
Row 5: (Knit 2 tog)* across the row.
Row 6: Knit across the row.
Row 7: (Knit 2 tog)* across the row.
Row 8: Knit across row.
Cut yarn to about 15 inches.
Thread a needle with this yarn and insert
through the stitches remaining on the needle. Gather
tightly and fasten, but do not cut yarn.
Sew a flat seam, reversing then seam at the turn-up cuff.
If desired, you may add a pompon or a bow.
This hat may look small. It is supposed to stretch when
placed on the baby's head, so the unseen ribbing will be snug and hold the hat on.