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Monday, March 10, 2008

Knit Easter Bonnet

Here's another hoodie/bonnet inspired by the Lion's Brand Pattern. Directions below if you would like to make one.

Size 8 needles
100% cotton 4 ply yarn

SK2P - Slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slip stitch over k2tog.

*Directions are designed to fit a 2 year old.
1. Cast on 73 stitches with green yarn
2. Purl across entire row

switch yarn to pink

3. K1, *yo, k1, SK2P, k1, yo, k1; repeat from * to end
4. Repeat rows 2 and 3 until piece measures 8 inches. (use same color yarn for the following rows).

With right sides facing together, 3 needle bind off
Weave in loose ends

Cut 6 strands of yarn 30 in long each.
Divide into two groups.
On the bottom corner of the bonnet thread the three strands. Braid till piece measures 10 inches, knot, trim. Repeat on opposite side.

* rows 2 and 3 are a quill eyelet pattern ( multiple of 6 sts plus 1)


mushroommeadows said...

hehehe this is elfin' cute! I wish I could knit. :(

Anonymous said...

WOW this is so SWEET!!! thanks for sharing the steps to making one :)

Anonymous said...

Nice colours. Beautiful!
Thanks for sharing the detailed information.

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Oiyi said...

Awww...what a cute bonnet.

Happy Person said...

Hi zakka,
I noticed that your crafts are simple yet strikingly unique. It gives me lots of ideas. Thanks. Cheers and have a nice day ahead!

Indigo Blue said...

This bonnet is really cute! Wish my knitting skills were up to it!

virtual nexus said...

Made me realize I haven't knitted anything in years, with so much available in shops! Good to see it.

Lovely craft ideas and lovely blog.

Anonymous said...

This is so cute! Thanks for the pattern.

Hurrayic said...

Your daughter looks like a beautiful flower. Thanks for sharing the pattern. And thanks for visiting my blog and your comments.

zakkalife said...

thanks Kristena

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