Adorable hat! Well done! I am wondering where you got the pattern. I would love to make one for my baby due in June. I hope you don't mind me asking. Your hat is so cute and adorable. Thanks. Have a good day!
Thanks! I didn't use a pattern - just improvised. I think it was around 80 stitches on circular needles. The sizing is guessed at - it would depend on your gauge and the predicted size of your baby's head;) I just did a 1 knit/1 purl rib for about 4 or 5 rows, and knit up the rest of the way until it seemed tall enough, then joined the top with the 'kitchener stitch' (there are tutorials online for this). Then I embroidered the face freehand. This was the hardest part. And I put a few stitches at the corners to define the 'ears'. You can kind of see that in the picture.
Thanks for your message. Very helpful the explanations. This is the greatest hat I have seen. Have a good day!
So cute! I wish I could knit things like this.
I love babies that wear hats that are shaped like things. I mean I've seen the regulars: strawberries, apples, etc.But never an owl. It's adorable.
whoa, this is soooo sweet!!!