How to Make | Frilly Baby Bonnet

This beautiful, vintage-inspired baby bonnet is ideal as a gift for a special occasion, such as a first birthday or a christening.

You Will Need:

Frilly baby bonnet

Here’s how to make the frilly baby bonnet…

Cast on 75sts.
Row 1: *P3, k1, p1 then knit 1 into the next stitch – repeat from * to end
Row 2: 4 & 6: *K3, p3 and repeat from * to end.
Row 3: *P3, k1, then pick 1st up from row below, k1 then pick 1st up from row below, k1 – repeat from * to end.
Row 5: *P3, k1, then pick 1st up from row below, k3 then pick 1st up from row below, k1 – repeat from * to end.
Row 7: P3, *cast off 7sts, p2 repeat from * to last 3sts, p3.
Row 8: K3, *cast on 1st k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, k3.
Knit 12 rows stocking stitch then repeat the last 8 rows again.
Knit 4 rows stocking stitch.
Next row: K.
Next row: *K1, yfwd, k2tog, repeat from * to end.
Next row: K and then work 6 rows in stocking stitch.
Next row: *K1, yfwd, k2tog, repeat from * to end.
Starting with a purl row, work 5 rows of stocking stitch.
Next row: Pick up the stitch from the first row of the 6 knitted rows below the hole rows and knit this with the next stitch, repeating all the way to the end to make the picot.
Next row: K.
Shape the crown as follows:
K4, *slip 1, k2tog, psso, k7, repeat from * to end.
Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch the next 3 rows.
K3, *slip 1, k2tog, psso, k5 repeat from * to end.
Starting with a purl row, stocking stitch the next 3 rows.
K2, *slip 1, k2tog, psso, k3, repeat from * to end.
Next row: P.
K1, *slip 1, k2tog, psso, k1, repeat from * to end.
Break the wool and thread through the remaining stitches and sew the crown area.
Decorate as desired with the ribbon and lace.

This project has been excerpted from 101 Ways to Stitch Craft Create Vintage.

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