Newborn Snowflake Beanie: Free Pattern

two tone knitting, knit, snowflake, newborn

I have fallen in love with two tone knitting, and I love knitting baby stuff. You make progress so quickly, and seeing it take shape feels so rewarding. I did this one and it ended up being a lot smaller than I expected. Its only going to be good for a newborn.

Here is what I did:

Cast on 100 stitches on size 1 double pointed needles and connect in the round. I did a k2 p2 rib stitch around the base. I switched to size 3 needles when I was ready to do the actual hat. The pattern below is the typical fair isle snowflake, its 20 stitches long. You can make the hat bigger just make sure you’re increasing in increments of 20 so the snowflake is a perfect fit. I put a stitch marker at each end of the snowflake. I used these for shaping the crown after as well.

Pattern, newborn, knit, beanie, two colour knitting

After the snowflake is all done, knit 2-3 rounds in the grey just stocking stitch. After you have a good space start to shape the crown. At each stitch marker k2tog until you only have 8 stitches left. At this point sew them together and weave in your tail.

In the end – I have a beautiful hat for the next babe! Lucky I did it in gender neutral yellow!

Happy knitting – Joy

two tone knitting, knit, snowflake, newborn

Advertisements

One thought on “Newborn Snowflake Beanie: Free Pattern

Tell Me What You Think

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s