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Cute hats for babies and toddlers

Pattern ID: Patons 9299
Wool brand: Beehive 3ply or 4ply or Fuzzy-Wuzzy Angora
Yarn quantity: 1oz for single colour design, 1 of each colour for helmet, or 1 x ½ oz ball of Fuzzy-Wuzzy for the bonnet.
Sizes: up to 2 years (about 14-15 inches all round)

Wool weight: 3ply or 4ply
Needle size: 3mm, 3¼mm, or 3¾mm for the angora yarn
Tension (10x10cm): 3 ply: 30sts x 38 rows;
4ply: 28sts x 36 rows

Price: £3.00 (includes 2nd class postage within UK
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Description: Excellent collection of baby hats.

  • Bonnie Bonnet;
  • What No Ears? helmet with pompons;
  • And to Cap it all - a Beret!;
  • Woolly and Warm With It! cable beanie with tassels.
This pattern is well-used, with a horizontal crease, re-enforcing tape, and some marks from the previous owner. Despite that it seems quite robust, and all instructions are fully readable.