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Baby Hat in Mistake Stitch Rib Pattern


Ann V. Gallentine

These newborn size baby hats are quick to make because they use worsted weight yarn. The name comes from the type of ribbing used.


Size: Newborn


Materials: #6 (4.0 mm) needles, 1ounce worsted weight yarn (examples were made with Red Heart Econo Baby yarn colors #1802 Baby Blue, #1722 Lt. Pink, and #1682 Baby Green) large eye sewing needle


Gauge: 11 sts, 14 rows = 2 inches in st st


CO 59 sts

*k2, p2. Rep from * across row to last 3 sts, k2, p1

Rep this row 10 more times

Work 27 rows in st st beginning with a purl row

Dec for top:

Row 1: k6, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1

Row 2 and all even rows: purl

Row 3: *k5, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1

Row 5: *k4, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1

Row 7: *k3, k2tog, rep from * to last st, k1

Continue decreasing till there are 9 sts

Cut yarn and draw through sts.


Sew seam, fold up ribbing



Make pompom and sew in place


Copyright 2006 Ann V. Gallentine






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