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Puffin Baby Hat and Booties
Designed & Knit by Barbara Breiter

[This Hat & Booties match the Puffin Peek-a-Boo
Baby Blanket - Here]

Sizes:
Fits babies to about 9 months

Gauge:
14 sts and 18 rows=4" in St st

Materials:
Size 11 (8 mm) CPY Bamboo Straight Needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Size 11 (8 mm) CPY Bamboo DP Needles for I-cord top knot on hat if desired

2 - 50 gr. balls Crystal Palace Puffin #0202 "dotty blues" poly-fleece yarn

Hat
CO 66 sts.
Work in k1, p1 ribbing 21/2" as follows:
*k1, p1; rep from *
Rep this row.

Work in Blocks Pattern 4 more inches:
Row 1: k1, *k2, p2; rep from *, end k1
Row 2: p1, *k2, p2; rep from *, end p1
Row 3: k1, *p2, k2: rep from *, end k1
Row 4: p1, *p2, k2; rep from *, end p1
Rep Rows 1-4.

Crown Decreases
Change to St st.
Row 1: *k4, k2tog; rep from * across - 55 sts
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12: P
Row 3: *k3, k2tog; rep from * across - 44 sts
Row 5: *k2, k2tog; rep from * across - 33 sts
Row 7: *k1, k2tog; rep from * across - 22 sts
Row 9: k2tog across - 11 sts
Row 11: k1, *k2 tog; rep from * across - 6 sts
Row 13: k2tog across - 3 sts

If desired, slip 3 sts to double points and work I-Cord for 1" for top knot. BO.
Alternatively, cut yarn leaving a long tail for seaming. Thread yarn through tapestry needle and slip through sts on needle. Pull tightly to close top of hat.

Finishing
Sew seam, reversing side that is seamed for brim when folded over in half. Weave in ends on WS.

Booties
Beginning at the sole, CO 16 sts.
Rows 1, 3, and 5: p
Row 2: k1, knit into front and back of next st, k4, k into front and back of next st, k2, knit into front and back of next st, k4, knit into front and back of next st, k1 - 20 sts
Row 4: k1, knit into front and back of next st, k6, k into front and back of next st, k2, knit into front and back of next st, k6, knit into front and back of next st, k1 - 24 sts

These rows form the sides of the booties.
K 8 rows.

This section is the top of the bootie (Blocks Pattern).
k9, p2, k2, p2, leave remaining sts unworked.
Slip all sts with yarn in front:
Row 1: Sl 1 from left to right needle, turn, p1, k2, p2, k2
Row 2: Sl 1, turn, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1
Row 3: Sl 1, turn, (k2, p2) twice, k1
Row 4: Sl 1, turn, (k2, p2) twice, k2
Row 5: Sl 1, turn, k1, (p2, k2) twice, p2
Row 6: Sl 1, turn, k1, (p2, k2) twice, p2, k1
Row 7: Sl 1, turn, (p2, k2) 3 times, p1
Row 8: Sl 1, turn, (p2, k2) 3 times, p2
Row 9: Sl 1, turn, p1, (k2, p2) 3 times, k2
Row 10: Sl 1, turn, p1, (k2, p2) 3 times, k2, p1, k4 to end of row.
Row 11: p4, k1, (p2, k2) 3 times, p2, k1, p4

Knit in k1, p1 rib for 2 inches for cuff. BO in pat, leaving a long tail for seaming.

Finishing
Seam back and sole of bootie with tail, reversing side that is seamed for cuff when folded over in half. Weave in ends on WS.

 

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