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Bonnet with Cable Design

Actualizado: sep 1

New born hand-knit baby bonnet with cable design in light pink.


Size: Newborn


Materials

  • Yarn: 40 gr. light pink super fine baby yarn.

  • Needles: 2½ mm (equivalent US 1.5).

  • Satin ribbon: Light pink, 1.5 m long, 1 cm in width.

Stitches

  • Stockinette stitch

  • Garter stitch

  • Cable stitch

  • Ruffles stitch

  • Leaves pattern

Gauge

  • Using size 2½ mm needles in stockinette stitch: 20 stitches and 25 rows = 5x5 cm square.

Explanation of stitches


Garter stitch

Knit all stitches and all rows.

Stockinette stitch

  • 1 row (and all right-side rows): Knit all stitches.

  • 2 row (and all wrong-side rows): Purl all stitches.


Cable stitch

It is worked on a total number of stitches multiple of 6, +2.

1st and 3rd rows: Purl 2, (knit 4, purl 2)* [repeat stitches between ()* until the end of the row].

2nd row and wrong-side rows: Work all stitches as they present themselves.

5th row: Purl 2, (slip 2 stitches onto a cable needle and hold in front of work, knit 2, knit 2 from cable needle, purl 2)* [repeat stitches between ()* until the end of the row].


Ruffles stitch

It is worked on a total number of stitches multiple of 3, +2.

  • 1st row: Purl 1, (purl 1, yarn over, knit 1, purl 1)* purl 1 [repeat stitches between ()* until the end of the row].

  • 2nd row and wrong-side rows: Work all stitches as they present themselves and purl yarn-overs.

  • 3rd row: Purl 1, (purl 1, yarn over, knit 2, purl 1)* purl 1 [repeat stitches between ()* until the end of the row].

Leaves pattern

Follow chart A.


Chart A

Instrucctions

Cast on 13 stitches and knit 28 rows following the leave pattern. This will form the crown and you will end up with 97 stitches.


Next, bind off the first 8 stitches, knit 39 stitches, knit 2 stitches together, and knit 47 stitches.


For the next row, bind off the first 8 stitches and knit the rest. You will have 80 stitches.

Continue working 24 rows with a mix of stockinette and cable stitch with the distribution below.

Right-side rows:

  • Knit 33 stitches

  • Purl 2 stitches

  • Cable 4 stitches

  • Purl 2 stitches

  • Cable 4 stitches

  • Purl 2 stitches

  • Knit 33 stitches

Wrong-side rows:

  • Purl 33 stitches

  • Knit 2 stitches

  • Cable 4 stitches

  • Knit 2 stitches

  • Cable 4 stitches

  • Knit 2 stitches

  • Purl 33 stitches

Work 12 more rows with cable stitch. Finish by knitting 6 rows in ruffles stich. Bind off all stitches.


Finishing

Sew the crown together.


Neck strip: Using 2½ size needles pick up 64 stitches –distributed evenly—along the lower edge of the bonnet. Work 10 rows in garter stitch. Bind off all stitches.


Split the satin ribbon in two and sew them to each edge of the neck strip.




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