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Feather Pattern Hat and Bootie Set

by

Ann V. Gallentine



I knit hats and booties to be given to all the babies born in our small rural hospital and these patterns are some that I designed for that purpose. They work up fast (around 6 hours) and make great gifts.

 

Feather Pattern Baby Hat

 

Size: Newborn Infant

 

Materials: #5 (3.75 mm) needles, 1/3 oz. Fingering weight yarn, 30 inches of inch ribbon, large eye sewing needle

The example was made with acrylic Bernat Baby yarn; color Pink (#00469) and white ribbon

 

Gauge in st st: 7 sts, 9 rows = 1 inch

 

CO 76 sts

Rows 1 and 3: (WS) Purl

Row 2: k3, *yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, rep from * to last st, k1

Row 4: k2, *yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, rep from * to last 2 sts, k2

Work pattern for 8 rows

Row 9: Purl, decreasing 3 sts (73 sts).

Eyelet Row: k2, *yo, k2tog, rep from * ending with k1

Beginning with a purl row, work 19 rows in st st

 

Decrease for top

Row 1: *K7, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1

Row 2 and all even rows: Purl

Row 3: *K6, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1

Continue decreasing in this manner till 9 sts remain.

 

Break yarn and draw through remaining sts. Draw tight and sew seam. Weave in ends. Weave ribbon through eyelet holes.

 

Copyright 2006 Ann V. Gallentine

 

Feather Pattern Baby Booties

 

Size: Newborn infant

 

Materials: #2 (2.75mm) needles, large eye sewing needle, 1/3 oz. fingering weight (#1) yarn, 36 inches of inch ribbon, cut into two 18 inch pieces

The example was made with acrylic Bernat Baby yarn; color Pink (#00469) and white ribbon

 

Gauge: 8 sts, 10 rows = 1 inch

 

Pattern Stitch

Rows 1 and 3: (WS) Purl

Row 2: k3, *yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, rep from * to last st, k1

Row 4: k2, *yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1, rep from * to last 2 sts, k2

 

Cuff

CO 40 sts.

Work 12 rows of pattern.

Row 13: Purl, decreasing 3 sts evenly spaced.

Eyelet Row

Row 14: k1, * yo, yo, k2tog. Rep from *

Row 15: purl, dropping the second yo

Row 16: knit

Row 17: purl

 

Instep

K 24 sts, turn, purl 11.

Work 10 more rows of st st over these 11 sts.

Dec: Row 1 (RS): k1, ssk, k5, k2tog, k1.

Row 2: Purl

Row 3: k1, ssk, k3, k2tog, k1 (7 sts). Cut yarn.

 

Foot

Attach yarn to 13th stitch. Pick up 10 sts along side of instep, knit across 7 sts of toe, pick up 10 sts along other side of instep, knit remaining13 sts. (53 sts)

Beginning with a purl row, work 7 rows in st st

 

Toe Decrease

Row 1 (RS): k1, ssk, k21, k2tog, k1, ssk, k21, k2tog, k1.

Row 2: Purl

Row 3: k1, ssk, k19, k2tog, k1, ssk, k19, k2tog, k1.

Decreasing as established, rep rows 2 and 3 two more times.

BO remaining 37 sts in purl.

 

Finishing: Sew back and sole seams, weave in yarn ends, and weave ribbon through eyelet holes

 

Copyright 2006 Ann V. Gallentine

 


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