Nov 20, 2016

Knitting Tutorial : Melange Baby Beanie

I have to agree that I lost my way back to my blog. It is became rutine that I gave all my week day for work and weekend for my boy. But I found that I have lost my spirit which it is really make me annoy with myself. So here I am !

And today I have a small tutorial for a beanie that I made for my boy. I got The original pattern from Ravelry and just add the "crocheted ear" to it. Full credit to Verily Knits and this is the link where you can download hat pattern.

Material:
1. 1 Skein of DK weight Yarn - I am using Kartopu Melange wool (20% wool , 80% Acrylic) which I really love how it soft, easy to knit and warm!
2. Original said to use 3.25 and 4 mm knitting needles but I use 3.5 and 4 mm instread.
3. 4.5 mm Crochet hook for ears.

Tutorial:
For the body; follow that pattern which has many size you can choose for your baby. I cast on 80sts which it is really fit for my boy.

For the ears: with crochet hook

Rnd 1: 6sc in adjustable ring - 6
Rnd 2: (2sc in 1 st) * 6 times - 12
Rnd 3: (1sc, 2 sc in 1 st) * 6 times - 18
Rnd 4: (2sc, 2 sc in 1 st) * 6 times - 24
Rnd 5: (3sc, 2 sc in 1 st) * 6 times - 30
Rnd 6: (4sc, 2 sc in 1 st) * 6 times - 36
Fasten off.
and fold in half to sew with finished beanie.
Please pin this if you like it!