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Hearts & Cupcakes Girls' Hat

I have realized that I haven't came out with any new pattern from more than three years! One of my new years resolution was to write a baby pattern this year. And now I designed my very first stranded hat in four sizes (baby, toddler, small child, child/preteen).
When I knitted this beanie, it didn't intend to be published, but since I was thinking a lot about restart desinging again and this one got many compliments, I wrote the pattern. Since I have never written stranded pattern in more sizes before, I asked a tech editor to help me with this one. After the edit, as always, it was testknitted. It is always enjoyable to see what others create with my patterns. 
  hearts&cupcakes girls' hat knitting pattern by hannicraft
I used cotton-blend yarn for this hat, since it was made for Spring. I think, the cotton works really great in stranded colorwork, but less stretchy than wool (especially merino). The instructions are available in four sizes (from 17.5"/44 cm to 21.5"/ 54 cm head circumfence). 
  hearts&cupcakes girls' hat knitting pattern by hannicraft
Well, I am really proud about this one. I love everything about this hat: the hearts, the cupcakes, the colors, the material and the weight. And especially I love my baby girl wearing it!
The pattern is available in Ravelry


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