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Jan in CA
03-02-2006, 08:53 PM
Read my blog (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5356&start=150)to learn how this baby transpired.

http://purrcat-jan.smugmug.com/photos/58342225-M.jpg

knitqueen
03-02-2006, 08:58 PM
Oh my, that's so precious! :heart:

butterflymama
03-02-2006, 08:59 PM
Seriously, I think that it the most adorable hat I have ever seen. The color, the style, the size everything.

Jan in CA
03-02-2006, 09:09 PM
Thanks! It fits on a small naval orange so it's pretty tiny. ;)

Amber
03-02-2006, 09:34 PM
Absolutely precious!

Jan in CA
03-02-2006, 09:52 PM
A couple people asked where I got the pattern. Other than looking at a baby pattern to see how many to CO I made it up. Here it is if anyone wants it.

CO 70 stitches on size 3 needles and knit about 1.5 inches or so then switched to size 4. I'm not sure that made any difference though.

Knit for about 4 inches measured from CO row. Switch to DPNs or whatever method you like for small diameter knitting.

Start decreasing :
*k8, k2tog*
Knit 2 rows even

*k7, k2tog*
Knit 2 rows even

*k6, k2tog*
Knit 1 row even

*k5, k2tog*
Knit 1 row even

*k4, k2tog*
knit 1 row

Continue decrease rows in pattern now and when you are down to about 8 stitches cut yarn and pull through loops twice and weave in.

Jenelle
03-02-2006, 09:55 PM
That's so adorable! :heart:

Shandeh
03-02-2006, 10:22 PM
What a sweet hat!

knason4
03-03-2006, 12:58 AM
that really is so precious :heart: :heart: I love it!

Pixywhispers
03-03-2006, 12:26 PM
Jan, that is sooo precious.

Is it in worsted weight or sport?

Jan in CA
03-03-2006, 02:34 PM
Jan, that is sooo precious.

Is it in worsted weight or sport?

It's baby yarn... Okay here is what the tag says:

Cascade Yarn - Cherub Collection
50gms 240 yards 4 ply

Weird it doesn't say anything about needle size or gauge. :?? It feels and looks like baby yarn and isn't as fine as sock yarn.

Pixywhispers
03-03-2006, 02:45 PM
Cool thanks, Jan.

itscryttle
03-03-2006, 03:33 PM
how sweet! It looks so soft!

kayeknit
03-03-2006, 03:47 PM
That is such a cute little hat! Love it!

Jaxhil
03-04-2006, 03:25 PM
sweeeeeeeeet!!! :heart: :heart: :heart:

nanonette
03-05-2006, 09:52 PM
Too, too CUTE!

Danielle
03-05-2006, 11:48 PM
How sweet! :heart: