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Pinwheel Topped Roll Brim Baby Hat
          -Photos courtesy of Nancy H.


This is a variation of the classic rolled brim hat.  The pinwheel design on top is a cute touch.


Size 4 dpn's
Baby or sport weight yarn

Cast on 60 stitches (20 on 3 different needles).  Knit in the round until hat measures about  5 inches. 

Decrease as follows:

1st decrease  row: (Knit 8, K 2tog around)* repeat to end of row
2nd decrease row: Knit 7, K 2tog around)* repeat to end of row
3rd decrease row: (Knit 6, K 2tog around)* repeat to end of row
4th decrease row: (Knit 5, K 2tog around)* repeat to end of row
5th decrease row: (Knit 4, K 2tog around)* repeat to end of row
6th decrease row: (Knit 3, K 2tog around)* repeat to end of row
7th decrease row: (Knit 2, K 2tog around)* repeat to end of row
8th decrease row: (Knit 2tog around)* repeat to end of row

Break off yarn, leaving approximately a 12" tail. 
Draw tail through remaining stitches and fasten off.

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