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Dainty Lace Free Newborn Bonnet Knit Patterns

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Newborn Bonnet Pack Four

The fourth edition to the Briana K Knit Newborn Bonnet Packs.

Looking to add some fancy, feminine flair to your newborn knit wardrobe? Say hello to the dainty lace knit stitch bonnet collection!

Laced together with a delicate wheat stitch, a charming lattice stitch, and the stunning leaf panel knit stitch, these bonnets will have heads turning in your direction.

Not only are they stylish, but they're also the perfect accessory for warmer weather where a baby may still need a light layer. So grab your knitting needles and work on these dainty, dreamy bonnets - your baby will thank you!

This pack features bonnets in a DK yarn weight. Each bonnet had a unique look that is beautiful in any newborn photo session.

Plus, you can work these bonnets any type of need you prefer because there are options for finishing flat or knit in the round. Can't get enough knit bonnets? Check out A Collection of 15 Bonnet Knitting Patterns Free.


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Supplies for the Dainty Lace Knit Baby Bonnets

Knitting Needles:
6 (4.0mm) and can be knitted on Straight NeedlesCircular Needles (min 28-inch cord), or DPN’s
Stitch Marker
Sewing Needle
Scissors
Cable Needle
Row Counter if needed

DK Weight Yarn:

Madelinetosh Tosh DK shown in Calligraphy
100% Merino Wool

Yarn Substitute:
Knit Picks Swish DK Weight Yarn
100% Fine Superwash Merino Wool

All bonnets are an average of 5 inches deep x 5 inches high when blocked
Blocking is necessary for opening up design and obtaining the right fit.

Abbreviations / Stitches

k- knit
p- purl
k2tog- knit two stitches together
p2tog- purl two stiches together
k3tog- knit three stitches together
p3tog- purl three stitches together
yo- yarn over
kf&b- knit front and back of stitch
RC- Right Cross
LC- Left Cross
Double Decrease- Worked over 3 stitches, defined below
skpo- slip 1, k1, pass slip stitch over k1 and drop it

Gauge:

20 stitches by 25 rows in stockinette = 4 inches x 4 inches
If working with dpns, split stitches evening when working in the round.

Yardage:

50-60 yards per bonnet


Hourglass Knit Baby Bonnet

Get ready to impress your friends, because we're diving into the mesmerizing world of the hourglass slip stitch knit pattern! And what better way to start off than by knitting an adorable newborn bonnet using this technique?

But don't worry if you're new to this stitch - we've got you covered with a fantastic video tutorial to guide you through the knit right cross and knit left cross stitches.

With a little bit of patience and practice, you'll be a master of this stunning stitch pattern in no time!

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RC (Right Cross)- Slip next stitch on cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next stitch from left-hand needle, then purl stitch from cable needle.

LC (Left Cross)- Slip next stitch onto cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next stitch from left-hand needle, then knit stitch from cable needle.

Written Instructions for the Hourglass Newborn Bonnet

Row 1: Long Tail or Cable Cast On 58. k2, p2; repeat * until last 2, k2. 58 sts

Row 2: p2, k2; repeat * until last 2, p2. 58 sts

Row 3: k2, p2; repeat * until last 2, k2. 58 sts

Row 4: k1, *k3, p2, k3; repeat * until last, k1 . 58 sts

Row 5: p1, *p3, k2, p3; repeat * until last, p1. 58 sts

ALL Wrong Side Even Rows

Row 6: knit the knit stitches and with yarn in front (wyif) slip the purl stitches. 58 sts

Row 7: p1, *p2, RC, LC, p2; repeat * until last, p1. 58 sts

Row 9: p1, *p1, RC, p2, LC, p1; repeat * until last, p1. 58 sts

Row 11: p1, *RC, p4, LC; repeat * until last, p1. 58 sts

Row 13: p1, *k1, p6, k1; repeat * until last, p1. 58 sts

Row 15: p1, *LC, p4, RC; repeat * until last, p1. 58 sts

Row 17: p1, *p1, LC, p2, RC, p1; repeat * until last, p1. 58 sts

Row 19: p1, *p2, LC, RC, p2; repeat * until last, p1. 58 sts

Row 20: Repeat row 6. 58 sts

Rows 21-28: Repeat Rows 5-6 four more times. 58 sts

Rows 29-30: For Finishing with NO pattern only, repeat rows 5-6 one more time.

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Finishing in the Round in the Hourglass Knit Pattern

Rnd 29: Still working in rows: p2, p2tog, k2, *p2, p2tog, p2, k2; repeat * until last 4, p2tog, p2. 50 sts

Rnd 30: Working in the round: p3, *with yarn in back (wyib) slip 2 purlwise, p5; repeat * until last 5, wyib slip 2 purlwise, p3. 50 sts

Rnd 31: p1, p2tog, *k2, p1, p2tog, p2; repeat * until last 5, k2, p2tog, p1. 42 sts

Rnd 32: p2, *wyib slip 2 purlwise, p4; repeat * until last 4, wyib slip 2 purlwise, p2. 42 sts

Rnd 33: p2tog, *k2, p1, p2tog, p1; repeat * until last 4, k2, p2tog 34 sts

Rnd 34: p1, *wyib, slip 2 purlwise, p2tog, p1; repeat * until last 3, wyib slip 2 purlwise, p1. 28 sts

Rnd 35: p1, *k2, p2tog; repeat * until last 3, k2, p1. 22 sts

Rnd 36: *p1, k2tog; repeat * until last, p1. 15 sts

Rnd 37: p1, k3tog twice, p1, k3tog twice, p1. 7 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 7 stitches to close opening. Weave in ends.

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Finishing in the Round in NO Pattern

Rnd 31: Working in the round: k2tog, knit until last 2, k2tog.56 sts

Rnd 32: *k2tog, k5; repeat * around. 48 sts

Rnd 33: *k2tog, k4; repeat * around. 40 sts

Rnd 34: *k2tog, k3; repeat * around. 32 sts

Rnd 35: *k2tog, k2; repeat * around. 24 sts

Rnd 36: *k2tog, k1; repeat * around. 16 sts

Rnd 37: *k2tog; repeat * around. 8 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 8 stitches to close opening. Weave in ends.

Finishing Flat in Hourglass Knit Stitch Pattern

Row 29: p2, p2tog, k2, *p2, p2tog, p2, k2; repeat * until last 4, p2tog, p2. 50 sts

Row 30: k3, *wyif slip 2, k5; repeat* until last 5, with yarn in front slip 2, k3. 50 sts

Row 31: p1, p2tog, *k2, p2, p2tog, p2; repeat * until last 5, k2, p2tog, p1. 42 sts

Row 32: k2, *wyif slip 2, k4; repeat* until last 4, with yarn in front slip 2, k2. 42 sts

Row 33: p2tog, *k2, p1, p2tog, p1; repeat * until last 4, k2, p2tog. 34 sts

Row 34: k1, *wyif slip 2, k2tog, k1; repeat * until last 3, with yarn in front slip 2, k1. 28 sts

Row 35: p1, *k2, p2tog; repeat * until last 3, k2, p1. 22 sts

Row 36: *k1, p2tog; repeat * until last, k1. 15 sts

Row 37: p1, k3tog twice, p1, k3tog twice, p1. 7 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 7 stitches to close opening. Seam bonnet to row 30, weave in ends.

Finishing Flat NO Pattern

Row 31: p2tog, purl until last 2, p2tog.56 sts

Row 32: *k2tog, k5; repeat * across. 48 sts

Row 33: *p4, p2tog; repeat * across. 40 sts

Row 34: *k2tog, k3; repeat * across. 32 sts

Row 35: *p2, p2tog; repeat * across. 24 sts

Row 36: *k2tog, k1; repeat * across. 16 sts

Row 37: *p2tog; repeat * across. 8 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 8 stitches to close opening. Seam bonnet to row 30, weave in ends.


Lacy Wheat Knitted Newborn Bonnet

Dreaming of a stitch that's as light and breezy as a seaside escape? Introducing the lacy wheat stitch - a stunningly intricate knit that captures picture-perfect moments of your little one during their coveted photo shoot sessions.

This stitch is one for the books, featuring a delicate eyelet lacework that's sure to impress. And you can rest easy knowing that with its lightweight DK weight yarn, your bundle of joy will be comfortable and cool all summer long.

Upgrade your baby's wardrobe with this effortlessly chic stitch and be the talk of your next playdate.

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Lace Wheat Knit Stitch Baby Bonnet Written Instructions

Row 1: Long Tail or Cable Cast On 58. k2, p2; repeat * across. 58 sts

Row 2: p2, k2; repeat * across. 58 sts

Row 3: k5, *(yo, k2tog) twice, k4; repeat * ending last repeat with k1. 58 sts

Row 4: Purl. 58 sts

Row 5: k5, *(yo, k2tog) twice, k4; repeat * ending last repeat with k1. 58 sts

Row 6: Purl. 58 sts

Row 7: K1, *C4L, (yo, k2tog) twice; repeat * ending last repeat with k1. 58 sts

Row 8 Purl. 58 sts

Row 9 k5, *(yo, k2tog) twice, k4; repeat * ending last repeat with k1. 58 sts

Row 10 Purl. 58 sts

Row 11 k1, *(yo, k2tog) twice, k4; repeat * ending last repeat with k1. 58 sts

Row 12 Purl. 58 sts

Row 13 k1, *(yo, k2tog) twice, C4R; repeat * ending last repeat with k1. 58 sts

Row 14 Purl. 58 sts

Row 15 k1, *(yo, k2tog) twice, k4; repeat * ending last repeat with k1. 58 sts

Row 16 Purl. 58 sts

Rows 17-24 Repeat rows 3-10. 58 sts

Finishing in the Round in Lacy Wheat Knit Pattern

Rnd 25: k1, *k1, k2tog, k1, (yo, k2tog) twice; repeat * until last 2, k2tog. 50 sts

Rnd 26: Knit. 50 sts

Rnd 27: k2tog, *(yo, k2tog) twice, k3tog; repeat * until last 6, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2tog. 36 sts

Rnd 28: Knit. 36 sts

Rnd 29: *yo, k3tog; repeat * around. 24 sts

Rnd 30: Knit. 24 sts

Rnd 31: k2tog around. 12 sts

Rnd 32: k2tog around. 6 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 6 stitches to close opening. Weave in ends.

Finishing in the Round in NO Pattern

Rnd 25: Working in the round knit.58 sts

Rnd 26: k2tog, knit until last 2, k2tog.56 sts

Rnd 27: *k3tog, k5; repeat * around. 48 sts

Rnd 28: *k2tog, k4; repeat * around. 40 sts

Rnd 29: *k2tog, k3; repeat * around. 32 sts

Rnd 30: *k2tog, k2; repeat * around. 24 sts

Rnd 31: *k2tog, k1; repeat * around. 16 sts

Rnd 32: *k2tog; repeat * around. 8 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 8 stitches to close opening. Weave in ends.

Finishing Flat in Lacy Wheat Knit Stitch Pattern

Row 25: k1, *k1, k2tog, k1, (yo, k2tog) twice; repeat * until last 2, k2tog. 50 sts

Row 26: Purl. 50 sts

Row 27: k2tog, *(yo, k2tog) twice, k3tog; repeat * until last 6, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2tog. 36 sts

Row 28: Purl. 36 sts

Row 29: *yo, k3tog; repeat * across. 24 sts

Row 30: Purl. 24 sts

Row 31: k2tog across.. 12 sts

Row 32: p2tog across 6 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 6 stitches to close opening. Seam bonnet to row 25, weave in ends.

Finishing Flat NO Pattern

Row 25: Knit. 58 sts

Row 26: p2tog, purl until last 2, p2tog.56 sts

Row 27: *k2tog, k5; repeat * across. 48 sts

Row 28: *p4, p2tog; repeat * across. 40 sts

Row 29: *k2tog, k3; repeat * across. 32 sts

Row 30: *p2, p2tog; repeat * across. 24 sts

Row 31: *k2tog, k1; repeat * across. 16 sts

Row 32: *p2tog; repeat * across. 8 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 8 stitches to close opening. Seam bonnet to row 25, weave in ends.


Leaf Panel Knit Bonnet Pattern

Are you ready to add some leafy allure to your knitting projects? Look no further than the Leaf Panel Stitch Pattern!

This stunning pattern mimics the cascading beauty of leaves, making for an elegant and eye-catching design.

Even if you're starting in the knitting world, you can easily create a gorgeous leaf-shaped lace with a texture that will leave you and your loved ones in awe.

With its ethereal and breezy feel, this pattern is the ideal addition to any summer baby wardrobe.

Get knitting and see your projects bloom to life with this elegant and beginner-friendly stitch pattern. Once you get that double knit decrease, the rest is just a breeze.

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Written Instructions for the Leaf Panel Bonnet

Row 1: Long Tail or Cable Cast On 56. k1, p1; repeat * across. 56 sts

Row 2: k1, p1; repeat * across. 56 sts

Row 3: k2tog, *k5, yo, k1, yo, k2, double decrease; repeat * until last 10. k5, yo, k1, yo, k2, skpo. 56 sts

Row 4: Purl. 56 sts

Row 5: k2tog, *k4, yo, k3, yo, k1, double decrease; repeat * until last 10. k4, yo, k3, yo, k1, skpo. 56 sts

Row 6: Purl. 56 sts

Row 7: k2tog, *k3, yo, k5, yo, double decrease; repeat * until last 10. k3, yo, k5, yo, skpo. 56 sts

Row 8: Purl. 56 sts

Row 9: k2tog, *k2, yo, k1, yo, k5, double decrease; repeat * until last 10. k2, yo, k1, yo, k5, skpo. 56 sts

Row 10: Purl. 56 sts

Row 11: k2tog, *k1, yo, k3, yo, k4, double decrease; repeat * until last 10. k1, yo, k3, yo, k4, skpo. 56 sts

Row 12: Purl. 56 sts

Row 13: k2tog, *yo, k5, yo, k3, double decrease; repeat * until last 10, yo, k5, yo, k3, skpo. 56 sts

Row 14: Purl. 56 sts

Rows 15-26: Finishing Flat: Repeat rows 3-14 one more time. 56 sts

Rows 15-25: Finishing in the Round: Repeat rows 3-13 one more time. 56 sts

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Finishing in the Round in the Leaf Panel Knit Pattern

Rnd 26: Working in the round knit. 56 sts

Rnd 27: k2tog, *k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k3, double decrease; repeat * until last 10, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k3, skpo. 46 sts

Rnd 28: Knit. 46 sts

Rnd 29: k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k3, double decrease, *k1, k2tog, k1, yo, k2, double decrease; repeat * around. 36 sts

Rnd 30: Knit. 36 sts

Rnd 31: k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, double decrease, *k2, yo, k2tog, double decrease; repeat * until last 5, k2, yo, k2tog, k1. 27 sts

Rnd 32: Knit. 27 sts

Rnd 33: K1, k2tog, yo, k2tog, double decrease, *yo, k2tog, double decrease; repeat * until last 4, k2tog, k2. 18 sts

Rnd 34: k2tog around. 9 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 9 stitches to close opening. Weave in ends.

Finishing in the Round in NO Pattern

Rnd 26: Working in the round knit.56 sts

Rnd 27: *k2tog, k5; repeat * around. 48 sts

Rnd 28: *k2tog, k4; repeat * around. 40 sts

Rnd 29: *k2tog, k3; repeat * around. 32 sts

Rnd 30: *k2tog, k2; repeat * around. 24 sts

Rnd 31: *k2tog, k1; repeat * around. 16 sts

Rnd 32: *k2tog; repeat * around. 8 sts

 Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 8 stitches to close opening. Weave in ends.

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Finishing Flat in the Leaf Panel Knitted Pattern

Row 27: k2tog, *k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k3, double decrease; repeat * until last 10, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k3, skpo. 46 sts

Row 28: Purl. 46 sts

Row 29: k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k3, double decrease, *k1, k2tog, k1, yo, k2, double decrease; repeat * across. 36 sts

Row 30: Purl. 36 sts

Row 31: k2tog, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, double decrease, *k2, yo, k2tog, double decrease; repeat * until last 5, k2, yo, k2tog, k1. 27 sts

Row 32: Purl. 27 sts

Row 33: K1, k2tog, yo, k2tog, double decrease, *yo, k2tog, double decrease; repeat * until last 4, k2tog, k2. 18 sts

Row 34: p2tog across. 9 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 9 stitches to close opening. Seam bonnet to row 27, weave in ends.

Finishing Flat NO Pattern

Row 27: Knit. 56 sts

Row 28: *k2tog, k5; repeat * across. 48 sts

Row 29: *p4, p2tog; repeat * across. 40 sts

Row 30: *k2tog, k3; repeat * across. 32 sts

Row 31: *p2, p2tog; repeat * across. 24 sts

Row 32: *k2tog, k1; repeat * across. 16 sts

Row 33: *p2tog; repeat * across. 8 sts

Fasten off yarn, using a yarn needle weave through final 8 stitches to close opening. Seam bonnet to row 30, weave in ends.

Finishing the bonnet ties.

For each strap of the bonnet to tie around the neck, you can use strands of yarn to create ties or crochet a chain for the steps. Another option could also be to knit an i-cord tie.

These baby bonnets with ties should always be worn under supervision.

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