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Back to Sacred Heart

I'm working on things for Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire again. :)

I went on a bereavement item kick for a bit around Freddy's birthday, and have been doing baby hats for at least the last week and a half. My favorite were the ones I knitted this little heart design into.


Heart pattern can be found here: Lacy Heart Design It's not an actual hat pattern, I just worked it into the plain stockinette part of the hat (knit in the round, so remember to knit the purls if you try it!!)

I did a coral colored one that I promptly misplaced (😕😕😕😒), then this white one, and then a multicolored one.


I've also done some plain stockinette. I tried a new decrease on one that made an X on top instead of a slanting swirl that I really liked.

And the burial things. I won't post them all, here here are a few:



And the hat with the X decrease.


I suppose that has to be all for now, Squish is crying in baby jail. It's supper time I think. She's a growing girl! 2 teeth with…

Cozy Textured Baby Hat Pattern

Hi All! Today I thought I would share the pattern for this hat that I whipped up yesterday.


It is 3-6 month size, or perhaps a bit more. I made it for Hats and More for War-Torn Syria, so I used animal fibers, 2 strands of fingering weight held together. It was approximately a lighter worsted (such as Caron Simply Soft).

Here goes.

Lighter worsted yarn, or 2 strands of fingering weight held together
Size 4 needles

Cast on 52. K2p2 across.

K2p2 for 1 1/2". End on a wrong side row.

Body:

Row 1. Switch to stockinette, knit across, increasing 2 stitches evenly to make a multiple  of 6.

Row 2. Purl.

Row 3. Knit.

Row 4. Knit 3, purl 3, continue across.

Row 5. Knit.

Row 6. Knit 3, purl 3, continue across.

Row 7. Knit.

Row 8. Knit 3, purl 3, continue across.

Row 9. Knit.

Row 10. Purl.

Row 11. Knit.

Repeat rows 4 through 11, twice more.

Row 28. Purl.

Row 29. Knit.

Row 30. Purl.

Row 31. Knit 4, k2tog. Continue across.

Row 32. Purl

Row 33. Knit 3, k2tog. Continue across 

Row 34. Purl.

Row 3…

Holding Patterns

Hey everyone!

Nothing new and exciting around here. I'm still knitting and crocheting. I dropped off 14 items I made, plus a box someone on Ravelry sent me to Helping Hands on Thursday.



I started a baby blanket on Friday.


I spent a good share of today tidying. I still have a load of laundry in the dryer waiting to be put away and one in the washer waiting to be dried. A man works from dawn to dusk, but a woman's work is never done.