How to knit a baby crown

Updated July 16, 2013, 12:00 am Yahoo!7

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Baby might as well wear a crown because we all know who rules the roost! This woolly design is perfect for keeping tiny heads warm and toasty. It’s worked in a regal lace pattern, in creamy merino baby wool.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Care must be taken with your child's handknits in a potential fire environment. This knitwear is not designed for sleepwear.

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Gather your supplies

  • Patons Dreamtime 8 ply (50g): 1 ball Shade 0053 Cream
  • 1 pair 4.00mm knitting needles or size needed to give correct tension
  • Yarn needle
  • Hat elastic (optional)
  • Notes:

    Intermediate. Measurements: To fit 0 (3, 6, 12) months; to fit head 35 (40, 45, 50) cm

    Here's How

    • Step 1: Using 4.00mm needles, cast on 67 (78, 89, 100) sts.
    • Step 2: 1st row: Purl.
      2nd row: Knit.
      Rep last 2 rows once.
      5th row: K1, * K2tog, K3, yfwd, K1, yfwd, K3, K2tog, rep from * to end.
      6th row: Purl.
      Rep last 2 rows 6 times, then 5th row once.
      20th row: * P3, P2tog, P1, P2tog, P3, rep from * to last st, P1 … 55 (64, 73, 82) sts.
      Rep 1st and 2nd rows 3 times.
      Cast off loosely purlways.
    • Step 3: TO MAKE UP
      DO NOT PRESS. Using a flat seam, join ends of rows to form a circle. If desired, thread a round of hat elastic through the back of the stitches on the final row to fit.
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    1. Sue M06:49am Thursday 26th September 2013 ESTReport Abuse

      Thank you BH+G's love your work!

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