Infant Stocking Hat

Infant Stocking Hat
Infant Stocking Hat - Knitting Pattern
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Step 1: Getting Started

This sweet little infant stocking hat is a great beginners knitting project!  The hat size is for 3-6 months.  It is super cute and just in time for the winter season!  This hat will make a precious holiday or shower gift and a great gift for grandkids too.  If you have any questions or reach a spot in the pattern you are not sure about try visiting our How-To-Knit page and Have Fun!

Difficulty: Easy

Materials: 5 mm sock needles, (I love these Cotton colors) - Ivory, and pastiche, Darning needle, and two buttons of your choosing.

Notes:

K= Knit

P= Purl

P2tog=Purl Two Stitches Together

Step 2: Pattern Instructions

Instructions:

Cast on 63 sts and split between 3  sock needles,

Rows 1-20: P63, *make sure you mark your rounds.

CC to Pistache

Rnd 21-26: K63

CC to Ivory

Rnd 27- 32: K63

CC to Pistache

Rnd 33- 62: Repeat Rnds 21-32 (Basically just changes color every 6 rows.)

Rnd 63 (Ivory): K63

Rnd 64:*P1, P2tog, Rep from * around end with P1. (42 sts)

Rnd 65: K42

Rnd 66: *P1, P2tog, Rep from * around. (28 sts)

Rnd 67: K 28

Rnd 68:* P1, P2tog, Rep across end with P1.

Rnd 69: K around. Cut and leave a long tail.

Cast off by taking a darning needle and attaching it to the end of the long tail. Take the darning needle and run through the loops on Rnd 69, Slip off the needles and pull tight to close the hat.

Make sure to hide all the strings. The first 20 rows should be folded up. I let the row curl up.

Take the 2 buttons and sew them to the front of the hat. Enjoy your new hat!

 

About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight