For a day at the park or strolling along the beach, a bucket hat is a perfect accessory for your little one. A little lace on the brim adds extra excitement to a simple design. Our Filly yarn is light and breathable, with beautiful bands of colors throughout the skein. The Little Lace Bucket Hat works up quickly and makes a wonderful gift for someone who’s expecting.
SIZES Newborn (Baby, Toddler) Shown in Newborn size.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Brim Circumference: 18¼ (20, 21¾)” Sized to fit Head Circumference of approx: 13 (14, 15)”. Length: 6½ (6¾, 7¼)”
MATERIALS Universal Yarn Filly (46% cotton, 33% fine superwash merino wool, 12% polyamide, 9% PBT; 100g/492 yds) • 103 Butterfly – 1 skein Needle: US Size 4 (3.5 mm) set of DPNs (or your preferred needle for knitting small circumferences) or size needed to obtain gauge Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers
GAUGE 22 sts x 34 rnds = 4” in Stockinette stitch (St st) Save time, check your gauge.
PATTERN NOTES This hat is knit in the round from the bottom up. The brim is worked first and features a decorative lace motif. Decreases are worked before the main hat, then it is worked evenly before crown shaping.
Note that brim of this hat is floppy and not fitted. After the decreases are incorporated into the brim, the hat measures approx. 12¾ (14, 15¼)”. Use these measurements as a reference when choosing a size and choose a size with 0-1” of negative ease, or up to 1” of positive ease.