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or Newborn Bunny Hat
Beverly A. Qualheim 1994, 2018 - All Rights Reserved
This little hat is perfect for a brand
new Easter baby, and your NICU's might just love a dozen of these for
the preemies this year!
About 2 oz
of soft #4 ww yarn - I used Caron Simply Soft
Scraps of worsted yarn for
Size 5 needles and a size
F crochet hook for top.
For larger hats use Size 6 knitting needles, more stitches (divisible by 4) & more rows.
See my size gauge for hats on this page.
Size 5 needles== 5 rows = 1"
BRIMCast on 44 (48) sts
Rows 1-7: k2, p2 across (ending with
Rows 8 - 4" (4.5") Knit one row, purl one row until
hat measures approx. 4 (5) inches from start. End with a purl row.
DECREASE ROWS: 1) right side (Knit row): *Knit 2, knit 2 together (thru back of sts), Repeat from * across row.
2): Purl3) *K1, K2tog - repeat from *across row4) Purl5) *k2tog- repeat across row.Cut yarn with about a 15" tail. Thread onto yarn
and thread it through the sts on the knitting needle, remove and pull
Now sew down seam to bottom of hat
very own 'CRISS-CROSS' TOPNOTCH - see photo:
The top can be either a
pom, or you can add on a contrasting yarn and crochet several chs at
8 -10 chs long. Add each one with a sl st to somewhere on the top
of the hat. Make 10 - 15 of these chs. They can be very random,
crossing each other, to make it pretty. Sl st the last chain and
then thread the yarn through to the inside of the hat and tie it to the
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