246. Comfort Chunky Baby Hat 2

Knitting, project 246. Completed 5/22/2010

by CD Cooper, CDC Designs
Adapted from information in multiple sources, including

  • Keeys, Amanda. Baby Beanies.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Clinical Growth Charts > Infant head circumference

MADE FOR Charity

SIZE: Newborn (12″ head). Will fit up to 15″ head.

Yarn: 1.1 oz, 48 yds (1/3 ball) bulky weight yarn (category 5):
Berroco Comfort Chunky (50% Super Fine Nylon, 50% Super Fine Acrylic). 3.5 oz / 100 g. 150 yds / 138 m. Color: 5761, Lovage (green)

Knitting Needles: Size US 10 (6 mm) double-pointed knitting needles (DPN)

4 sts per inch

I am trying out different shaping methods for baby hats.
This is hat #2 in a series. This method adds 0.5″ in height. My favorite for newborns is hat #3.

One ball of this yarn is enough to make 3 hats (allow 50 yards each)