Saturday, October 15, 2011


Hubby's cousin is expecting a new bambina in December.  I made a layette set for her:

Fancy Cables and Lace Baby Blanket

Knitted Baby Booties

Everyday Cables Baby Hat
(my own design- pattern below)

Everyday Cables Baby Hat
Size:  Newborn
Supplies: 1 skein worsted weight yarn, size 7 DPNs, cable needle, place marker, tapestry needle
Gauge:  1 cable (widest point) and reverse-stockinette repeat = 1 3/8 inches, unstretched

pm:  place marker
CB6:  slip 3 stitches onto a cable needle purl-wise and hold in back of work, K3, K3 off of cable needle.
CB4:  slip 2 stitches onto a cable needle purl-wise and hold in back of work, K2, K2 off of cable needle.
K2tog:  knit two stitches together
P2tog:  purl 2 stitches together
SKP:  slip the next stitch knit-wise, K1, pass the slipped stitch over

Cast-on 72 stitches, 18 on each of four DPNs.  Mark the end of the round with a place marker.  K6, P3 around (each needle should have K6, P3, K6, P3).

On rounds 4, 12, 20, 28:  CB6, P3, K6, P3 around

On rounds 8, 16, 24, 32:  K6, P3, CB6, P3 around

Decrease Rows:
33:  K6, P2tog, P1 around;  64 sts
34:  SKP, K4, P2 around;  56 sts
35:  K3, K2tog, P2 around;  48 sts
36:  CB4, P2, K4, P2tog around;  40 sts
37:  K4, P1, SKP, K1, K2tog around;  32 sts
38:  SKP, K2tog, P1, K3 around;  24 sts
39:  SKP, P1, K1, K2tog around;  16 sts
40:  SKP, K2tog around;  8sts
Break yarn.  Thread tapestry needle and thread yarn through remaining stitches.  Pull tightly and bring yarn to inside of hat.  Weave in ends.


  1. Here's what I get from this....Lisa made cute little baby things, makes me want to have....naaaaaa. Then you said blah blah blah blibbity blaaahh. But DARN it's adorable!

  2. I'm more than happy to make cute baby things and let others have the cute babies.

  3. Muito lindo. Obrigada pela receita. bjsss