Supplies: Chunky weight black yarn
Worsted weight pink or red yarn
Size 9 16″ circular
Size 9 DPN set of 4 or 5
6 small/medium white buttons
Gauge: I did not gauge this and I gave it as a gift so I have no way to gauge it now. Oops. It was for a 2 year old.
For 12 month size directions click herehere
With circular needles and black yarn:
work 2 rows of K1P1 rib
Change to St st and knit until 5″ from CO edge
Decrease: (change to DPN when things start getting tight on the circular)
R1: Knit 9, K2tog repeat for round
R2: Knit 8, K2tog repeat
R3: Knit 7 k2tog repeat
R4: Knit 6, k2tog repeat
R5: Knit 5, K2tog repeat
R6: Knit 4, k2tog repeat
R7: Knit 3, k2tog repeat
R8: Knit 2, k2tog repeat
R9: Knit 1, K2tog repeat
R10: K2tog repeat
Break yarn and pull through live stitches and secure.
Weave in ends
EARS: (make 2)
With 2 DPN
Work K1P1 rib for 6 rows
break yarn and pull through live stitches until ends meet to make a circle ear shape. Sew ends together and then to hat.
With pink yarn
Work St st for 6″-8″ and BO. Wrap yarn around middle to make it bow shaped.
Hot glue buttons to bow and sew bow to hat between ears.