Free Pattern Tuesday – Lego Person Newborn Baby Hat
I love Legos, but often feel I’m to old to play with them. The next best thing is making Lego creations out of yarn.
This is a pretty easy knit pattern. I hate working in the round unless I use double pointed needles and that can be tedious. It’s made in one piece and seamed in the back. The decorations/face are made in crochet and then sewn on.
Happy Knitting and as always contact me if you have questions.
Copyright 2012: Drunken Aunt Wendy Designs
Materials, Notes, Abbreviation, Gauge
I love this yarn in Yellow
I love this yarn in black
Size 6 knitting needles
Size E crochet hook
P – purl
K – knit
K2tog – Knit 2 together
SC – Single Crochet
INC – SC 2 stitches into same stitch
BLO – Back loops only
Gauge – 18 stitches per 4 inches
In yellow, Cast On 52
(K2, P1) repeat across, K last stitch
P1, (P2, K1) repeat across
Repeat row one
Repeat row two
Repeat 5 and 6 until piece measures 3.5 inches.
(K4, k2tog) repeat across, K last 4 stitches (44)
(K3, k2tog) repeat across, K last 4 stitches (36)
(K2, k2tog) repeat across (27)
(K1, k2tog) repeat across (18)
(k2tog) repeat across (9)
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for sewing. Thread tail through remaining stitches and pull up tight to close. Sew back seam with mattress stitch.
Top of head – the bumpy
Note this is crocheted in the round.
In Yellow, ch 2
6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook
INC in each stitch (12)
(SC, INC) 6 times (18)
(SC, INC, SC) 6 times (24)
SC in BLO
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. Lightly stuff and sew to top of hat.
Eyes (make 2)
In Black, Ch 2
8 SC in 2nd Ch from hook, join with a slip stitch.
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.
Embroider the mouth using a straight stitch twice. Make the smile by using a small straight stitch in the center to pull the mouth in an arc.