Friday, 25 May 2018

Duffer Booties and Hat Pattern



Booties and Hats


 A DK pattern for some cute booties and hat sized for newborn to 12 months.

This adorable little set is knitted flat and seamed and takes no time at all. Great for a quick baby gifts or stocking fillers.

Suitable for the beginner with a little experience, there are some decreases that you may not have come across before. These along with explanations are given in the abbreviation section of the pattern. Also have a look in the tutorial section of my website for how to work some stitches.


Make it your own. You can choose two very contrasting colours, as I have here with the purple and peach sets, or a more subtle look go with a single colour.
Choose colours to match a particular favourite outfit or make the contrast colour something neutral like a light grey which would go with almost anything.
Ideal to use up some left-overs from other baby projects the set takes very little yarn, especially the contrast pieces.





Pattern Information


Size: 
To fit approx. ages: 0-3 [3-6, 6-12] months
Hat: Finished circumference: 35.5 [40, 46] cm / 14 [16, 18] inches
Booties: Finished foot lengths: 7.5 [8.5, 10] cm / 3 [3½, 4] inches

Yarn:
DK weight baby yarn. The samples were knitted in Sirdar Snuggly DK.
1 ball each of two colours; a main colour (MC) and a contrast colour (CC)
This amount will make both booties and hat.
Or, buy a main colour and use leftovers for the contrast colour.

Needles:
3.5 & 3.75 mm needles, or size to get you the correct tension, plus needles of one size smaller.

Tension:
24 sts per 10 cm / 4 inches in stocking stitch using 3.75mm needles. 
Please check your tension, a variation in tension will result in a change of size.

Techniques Used:
Casting on and off, knit, purl and directional decreases. All decreases are explained in the abbreviation section.








The pattern is available to buy as an instant download from LoveKnitting.

Pattern support for this and all my patterns is available by contacting me using the email address given in the bar.



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