Easy Newborn Santa Hat Knitting Pattern

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Newborn Santa Hat Knitting Pattern- an easy pattern for a Christmas must-have!

Newborn Santa Hat Knitting Pattern

I can’t believe Christmas is less than 1 week away! Santa Hats are a tradition in my family so of course, I had to knit one for River. This Santa Hat Knitting Pattern is beginner-friendly and it’s knit flat.  It only takes around an hour to make, so there’s still plenty of time left to make one! It’s knit on single point needles and it features a ribbed band and fluffy pom pom.

Happy holiday knitting!

Newborn Santa Hat Knitting Pattern

Yarn: Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in White and in Scarlet

Needles: Size US 8 Single Point

Gauge: 1 inch = 4 sts.

Size 0-6 months

With the white yarn, cast on 48 sts. Work in K2, P2 ribbing for 5 rows. Switch to the red yarn and work in Stockinette stitch until piece measures 3 1/2 inches from the cast on edge.

Crown Shaping

Row 1: K4. K2tog. Rep around.

Row 2: Purl

Row 3: K3. K2tog. Rep around.

Row 4: Purl

Row 5: K2. K2tog. Rep around.

Row 6: Purl

Row 7: K1. K2tog. Rep around.

Row 8: Purl

Row 9: K2tog. Rep around.

Break yarn, pull through remaining stitches and pull to tighten. Sew seam and weave in ends. Make an attach pom pom.

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