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How to knit baby hat


Yarn - Lion Brand Yarns 24/7 Cotton (color: ECRU) / Medium 4 / 3.5 oz (100 g) / 186 yd (170 m) / 1 ball needed
Knitting Needles - Circular, 16", Size 3 (3.25 mm) or other size needles needed for the gauge
Gauge - About 19 stitches go into 4 inches
Head Circumference - About 17.5 inches (44.5 cm)
Complexity - Easy

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Baby hat knitting pattern with crochet flowers

Knitting instructions

Step 1

Cast on 72 sts or multiples of 9 sts on two knitting needles to make the first loops bigger.
Remove one needle.
Stretch out sts from one point to another.

Step 2

1st round – k to end
Knit in the round until you knit about 30 rounds or more.

Step 3


31st round – [k2tog, k7] to end
32nd round = 1st round
33rd round – [k2tog, k6] to end
34th round = 1st round
35th round – [k2tog, k5] to end
36th round = 1st round
Switch to double pointed needles for more convenient knitting.
37th round – [k2tog, k4] to end
38th round = 1st round
39th round – [k2tog, k3] to end
40th round = 1st round
41st round – [k2tog, k2] to end
42nd round = 1st round
43rd round – [k2tog, k1] to end
44th round – k2tog to end until you cover up the hole
Cut the yarn and secure it on a wrong side of the garment.

Step 4

Crochet a flower

Make a foundation chain of 6 chs. Join it into a ring with the
1st round – ch2, sc11 into a ring + into 2nd ch
2nd round – ch4, [dc1, ch1] to end + into 3rd ch
3rd round – [ch4, sk1,] to end
4th round – [ under ch of 2nd round*, ch5] to end, into 1st ch
* work under ch of the 2nd round right below the very first arch of 4chs of the 3rd round.
Cut the yarn and secure it.

Step 5

Finish up

Attach 2 flowers on the hat and work sl.sts to make curvy lines.


[ ] – repeat
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
k – knit
k2tog – knit two stitches together
sc – single crochet – slip stitch
sk – skip a chain
st – stitch


How to knit baby hat with crochet flowers



Hi A,

Hi A,
Thank you for the suggestion. I have to finish a few projects that are on my to do list, and then I'll do the matching cardigan. Happy knitting!