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Cotton Twirl Baby Hat with TuTu ruffle trim.
Below is a close-up detail of the ruffle.

See more Cotton Twirl patterns here.

See more TuTu patterns here.

Crystal Palace Yarns - free baby hat pattern

TuTu and Cotton Twirl Baby Hat

Designed by Cathy Campbell

Description: This hat uses the ribbony effect of TuTu worked with Cotton Twirl to create a fun, frilly edge. The rest of this baby hat is worked in Cotton Twirl with simple eyelet design and crown decrease.

[TuTu is a new yarn for Fall 2011 and will arrive in August.]

Level: Advanced Beginner

Size: 15" circumference


1 - 50g ball of Crystal Palace Cotton Twirl (shown in 2911 "Misty Rose") and
1- 50g ball of Crystal Palace TuTu (shown in 101 "Delicate")
Crystal Palace Bamboo 8" Double-pointed Needles in US size 7 (or size needed for gauge)
Yarn Needle

Gauge: 4.25 sts = 1"

Abbreviations: CO- cast on; k- knit; p- purl; p2sso- pass the 2 slipped stitches over the stitch just knit; rnd- round; sl2tog k-wise- slip 2 stitches as if to knit them together; st(s)- stitch(es); yo- yarn over

With Cotton Twirl, CO 60 sts. Join and begin working in the rnd.
Rnd 1: K.
Rnd 2: P.
Rnd 3: With TuTu held in front, k with Cotton Twirl and TuTu held together.
Rnd 4: K.
Rnd 5: Work as for Rnd 3.
Rnd 6: K.
Rnd 7: Work as for Rnd 3.
Begin Crown:
Rnd 1: K.
Rnd 2: *K6, yo, sl2tog k-wise, k1, p2sso, yo, k6; rep from * to end of rnd.
Repeat these 2 rnds until piece measures 4.5" from beginning of cast-on edge of Cotton Twirl, ending with a Rnd 2.

Begin Decrease:

Rnd 1: K.
Rnd 2: *K6, sl2tog k-wise, k1, p2sso, k6; rep from * to end of rnd. [52 sts]
Rnd 3: K.
Rnd 4: *K5, sl2tog k-wise, k1, p2sso, k5; rep from * to end of rnd. [44 sts]
Rnd 5: K.
Rnd 6: *K4, sl2tog k-wise, k1, p2sso, k4; rep from * to end of rnd. [36 sts]
Rnd 7: *K3, sl2tog k-wise, k1, p2sso, k3; rep from * to end of rnd. [28 sts]
Rnd 8: *K2, sl2tog k-wise, k1, p2sso, k2; rep from * to end of rnd. [20 sts]
Rnd 9: *K1, sl2tog k-wise, k1, p2sso, k1; rep from * to end of rnd. [12 sts]
Rnd 10: *sl2tog k-wise, k1, p2sso; rep from * to end of rnd. [4 sts]
Cut yarn, thread yarn needle and draw yarn through remaining 4 sts.
Weave in ends.

Pattern Copyright 2011 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying Crystal Palace Cotton Twirl & TuTu are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.
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May 18, 2011