Friday, February 9, 2007

Baby Toque to Match Berry Sweater

-Microspun (Lion Brand) 1/3 - 1/2 ball of Magenta (MC) and small amount of French Vanilla
-3.75mm and 4mm needles
-Pompom maker
-yarn needle

Gauge: 24 sts = 4 inches on 4mm needles over Berry Stitch (see Berries & Cream Baby Sweater)

Small- up to 6 months Large- up to 12 months

With CC and 3.75mm needles, cast on 74(94)sts.
Work k1,p1 rib for 8 rows.
Switch to MC and 4mm needles, and k1 row.
Next Row: K1, begin Berry Stitch, k1
When work is 7(9) inches long, cast off.

Sew side seam. Top seam is sewn into a cross, and then the points pulled up and sewn into a peak. Using Mattress Stitch, sew 9(11) sts on top together. Skip 18(24) sts on both sides of top, and then sew 9(12) tog, making sure the last sewn stitch of the first part is snug against the first stitch of the second part, thus forming a cross with the unsewn parts. Join yarn to 9th(12th) stitch at left hand side, and sew 9(12) sts tog, then another 9(12) sts on the right hand side of centre. With yarn still joined, sew the points together into a peak. End off yarn. With CC, make a pompom and sew to peak. Weave in all ends.

This pattern is for personal use only. If you wish to share it, please direct your friends to this site. Copyright 2007, Rachel Abrams.

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