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Oh, the joys of Spring!  Babies, babies, and more babies to knit for.  Baby knits are the most satisfying types of knits – fast, cute and colorful.  This little hat is for another old high school friend of mine, Pete, and his wife Stephanie.  They are having a little girl in a few weeks, and I couldn’t resist whipping up this little confection of a hat for her.

The stem is knit as part of the hat, and the five petals were knit separately and then attached after.  I left the petals slightly loose, so that the ends could curl up a bit like  – just like real flowers.  There was quite a lot of weaving in to do, but the overall effect was totally worth it.

Don’t you just want to knit a whole bunch of these in different colors and sit them in a sunny window?  Adorable!  Here are the details:

  • Pattern: Upside-Down Daisy by Susan B. Anderson
  • Source: Itty Bitty Hats.  Buy it here!
  • Yarn: Berroco Comfort in Raspberry Sorbet (9728), Buttercup (9712), Chalk (9700), and Seedling (9740)
  • Needles: Size US 7 16″circular and US 7 dpns.
  • Size Made: Newborn

Lately, my brain is bursting with so many creative ideas that I literally had to write them all down!  I have quite a few things to show you, including some super-soft washcloths, a luxurious silk shawl/scarf, a new fingerless glove pattern, a couple of knitting magazine reviews, oh, and Jaime made two new fantastic summer dresses for the girlies.  Can’t wait to show you!

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