Time Required :
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Intermediate
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loops & threads® little treasures™ knit baby hat

This quick and simple hat is such a joy to knit for your little one. Made with Loops & Threads® Little Treasures™, its soft feel and gorgeous self-patterning feature make it the perfect match for this project. Choose your favorite shade and watch the magic happen!
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENT: 

  • Hat Circumference Unstretched =  10 (11½)" [25 (29) cm]
  • Hat Circumference Stretched = 14 (16)” [35 (40) cm]
  • Hat Length: 6½ (7½)" [17 (19) cm]
GAUGE: 22½ sts x 30 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Stockinette st, 34 sts x 32 rows = 4” (10cm) in 1x1 ribbing; save time and check your gauge

SPECIAL STITCHES:
1X1 Ribbing (multiple of 2 sts)
Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * around.
Rep Rnd 1 for pattern.
Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:
Cast on 78 (90) sts. Place marker and join to work in the rnd, being careful not to twist sts.
Work in 1x1 Ribbing until hat measures 4¼ (4¾)” [10.8 (12) cm].
Shape Crown
Note: Keep sts in ribbing as established between decreases, knitting the knit sts and purling the purl sts as you come to them on the needle.
Rnd 1: *Ssk, work in 1x1 Ribbing for 21 (25) sts, k2tog, p1, pm; rep from * 2 more times – 72 (84) sts.
Rnd 2: *K1, work in 1x1 Ribbing to 2 sts before marker, k1, p1; rep from * 2 more times.
Rnd 3: *Ssk, work in 1x1 Ribbing to 3 sts before marker, k2tog, p1; rep from * 2 more times – 6 sts dec’d.
Repeat Rnds 2-3, 7 (9) more times – 30 sts.
Repeat Rnd 3, 3 more times – 12 sts.
Last Rnd: *Sk2p, p1; rep from * 2 more times – 6 sts remain.
Cut yarn and thread through remaining sts. Pull snug to close top of hat.
Finishing: Weave in ends.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:
Dec’d = Decreased
= Knit
K2tog = Knit 2 Sts Together
P = Purl
Pm = Place Marker
Rep = Repeat(ing)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sk2p = Slip, Knit 2 Together, Pass
Ssk = Slip Slip Knit 
St(s) = Stitch(es)

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