Knitted Mock Cable Baby Hat

The Knitted Mock Cable Baby Hat is a charming and cozy accessory perfect for keeping your little one snug and stylish. With its intricate mock cable design, this hat adds a touch of handmade elegance to any outfit. Whether you're a seasoned knitter or just starting out, this project is a delightful way to showcase your skills and create a precious gift for a special baby in your life. The soft yarn used in this pattern ensures a gentle touch against delicate skin, making it not only fashionable but also comfortable for your baby to wear. Knitting this adorable hat is not only a fun and rewarding experience but will also result in a beautiful and practical garment that will be cherished for years to come.

18 sts=4" over pattern st with larger needles

Size 6 US (4 mm) straight needles
Size 8 US (5 mm) straight needles
Worsted weight yarn

Instructions:Using smaller needles, CO 72 sts.
Row 1: P2 *K3, P2; rep from * to end of row
Row 2: K2, *P3, K2; rep from * to end of rowRep Rows 1 and 2 until work measures 2 inches, ending with Row 2 completed.Change to larger needles.

Row 1: P2, *sl 1, K2, psso, P2; rep from * to end of row
Row 2: K2, *P1, yo, P1, K2; rep from * to end of row
Row 3: *P2, K3; rep from *, end P2
Row 4: *K2, P3; rep from *, end K2Repeat Rows 1 to 4 until work measures 7-7½ inches, ending with Row 1 completed.

Decrease Crown:
Row 1 (WS): *K2, P2; rep from * to end of row
Row 2: *P2tog, K2tog; rep from * to end of row
Row 3: *K1, P1; rep from *, end K1
Row 4: *K2tog; rep from *, end K1
Row 5: Purl
Row 6: *K2 tog; rep from * to end of row Cut yarn, leaving long tail. Thread through tapestry needle and pull through rem sts on needle; draw together. Sew seam. Add pom pom if desired.

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Denise Britt
Jul 08, 2024 10:05 PM

I love the baby hats and the baby blanket I never thought to use cables for a baby blanket but that would be lovely I am going to make one for my grate grandson thank you I am making him a gilet with cables in it at the moment