Love Heart Hat – Feb 2015
Keep your little ones warm this February in this adorable knitted bobble
hat with a swiss darned heart motif.
1 ball of Rowan Worsted in Pretty Pink
Faux Fur Pom Pom in White
Small amount of yarn in a contrasting colour
Cast on 80 sts using your preferred method
Complete 6 rows of 2 x 2 Rib (k2, P2 etc)
Now starting with a knit row complete 24 rows of stocking stitch (knit
one row, purl one row), or until desired length.
Row 1 *k8, k2tog rep from * to end (72)
all alternate rows Purl
Row 3 *k7, k2tog rep from * to end (64)
Row 5 *k6, k2tog rep from * to end (56)
Row 7 *k5, k2tog rep from * to end (48)
Row 9 *k4, k2tog rep from * to end (40)
Row 11 *k3, k2tog rep from * to end (32)
Row 13 *k2, k2tog rep from * to end (24)
Row 15 *k1, k2tog rep from * to end (16)
Row 17 *k2tog rep from * to end (8)
Cut yarn leaving a long tail and with a tapestry needle thread through
the remaining stitches and pull up tight.
Sew up side seam using mattress stitch.
Either make a pompom or buy a ready made one and sew it securely to the
The heart detail has been added using a technique called Swiss Darning.