Breezybot Baby Beanie - FREE PATTERN

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BREEZYBOT BABY BEANIE

This is the base of many of my newborn hats! Slight variations can be made to leave space for ribbon or add ears, puffballs, a brim, or other details!

With worsted cotton yarn
5mm hook

Worked in spiral rounds - do not tie off or chain at end of each round; just continue to next round:
Ch 4, sl st to join to make a loop, ch 1
Rd 1 - working in center of loop, sc 9, hdc 1 (10)
Working in all back loops for the rest of the pattern:
Rd 2 - hdc 2 in next 9 st, dc 2 in last st (20)
Rd 3 - [dc 1, dc 2 in next st] repeat around (30)
Rd 4 - [dc 2, dc 2 in next st] repeat around (40)
Rd 5 - [dc 9, dc 2 in next st] repeat around (44)
Rd 6-8 - dc around (44)
Rd 9 - dc 40, hdc 2, sc 2, sl st
Rd 10* - ch 2, hdc around, sl st to join
Tie off, weave in ends

*If you would like to see other brim variations for this beanie, check out my Breezybot Beanie Variations post at http://breezybot.blogspot.com/2011/08/breezybot-beanie-variations-free-test.html

If you test this pattern, please let me know how it works in the comments, or send me a message! Thank you!