Kids Bat Hat Knitting Pattern- Nordic knitting gets the Halloween treatment with this festive, kid's hat.
I thought it would be fun to give traditional Nordic knits (usually large snowflakes) the Halloween treatment by substituting bats. This technique is created by stranded knitting. I plan on creating some beginner-friendly tutorials, but in the meantime, the link above provides plenty of info.
Kids Bat Hat Knitting Pattern
Guage: 2 inches = 10 sts.
Size: 2-3 years old
With the smaller needles, Cast on 96 sts. Join ends, making sure not to twist yarn and place a marker. Work in P1, K1 ribbing for approximately 1 ½ inches.
Switch to larger needles. Knit one round. Begin to work chart. When you get to the 48th stitch, place a marker and repeat the chart. There will be 2 bats total.
Work until the piece measures 6 inches from the cast-on edge.
Round 1: (K10, k2tog) 6 times, k4 – 88 sts at the end of this round.
Round 2: (K9, k2tog) 6 times – 80 sts at the end of this round.
Round 3: (k8, k2tog) 8 times – 72 sts.
Round 4: (k7, k2tog) 8 times – 64 sts.
Round 5: (k6, k2tog) 8 times – 56 sts
Round 6: (k5, k2tog) 8 times – 48 sts
Round 7: (k4, k2tog) 8 times – 40 sts.
Round 8: (k3,k2tog) 8 times – 32 sts.
Round 9: (k2tog) across – 16 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Pull yarn through remaining stitches using a yarn needle. Pull to tighten and weave in ends.
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