Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Little Flowers Baby Bonnet

I unvented this pattern...

Little Flower Ruffle Baby Bonnet

You need size 5 needles, size 7 needle (ones for flat and circular knitting) 2 colors in worsted weight yarn.

Gauge 5 stitches per inch with size 7 needles

Cast on 67 using Provisional Cast on with size 5

Eyelet row (if you don't want your ribbon or I-cord to run though the bonnet go straight to ribbing row.) K1 * yo K2tog * repeat across ending with K2

Knit 5 rows of 1x1 ribbing using size 5

Start lace pattern (slip all in pattern as to knit) using size 7 needles

Row 1 K1, *ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k1 repeat from * across

Row 2 Purl (wrong side)

Row 3 K1, *yo, k2tog, k1, ssk, yo, k1 repeat from * across

Row 4 Purl

Work in Stockinette stitch for 4 ¼ inches (from beginning) ending on RS row Change to color B. Knit 4 rows in color B. Change back to color A and knit 2 rows.

Change to circular knitting by joining in the round. Use double points, 2 circulars or magic loop, which ever you prefer. Make sure to mark the beginning of your round

Round 1 Knit to last 3 k2tog k1

Round 2 K6, K2tog around

Round 3 and every other odd round Knit

Round 4 K5, K2tog around

Round 6 K4, k2tog around

Round 8 K3, k2tog around

Round 10 K2, k2tog around

Round 12 K1 k2tog around

Round 14 K2tog around

Break yarn leaving tail long enough to thread remaining stitches pull closed and weave in yarn.

Go back to cast on and work ruffle

Row 1 and 2 KFB every stitch

Cast off loosely. I recommend double crochet cast off for this. It was easy to work even with the ruffle. Weave in ends. Add I-cord or ribbon

You can also download it here.... http://www.ravelry.com/dl/dawn-craig-designs/6644?filename=Little_Flower_Ruffle_Baby_Bonnet.pdf and it's on Ravelry