This cute baby hat knitting pattern has a colorful pattern of rainbow waves around the brim, your little one will love it!
You guys, Baby V got a rainbow shirt so I had to make another rainbow baby hat. I mean, just in case the 9 other rainbow baby hat knitting patterns I have already aren’t quite right for that special event you have coming up.
I think I have a rainbow problem, you guys.
Or is it not a problem at all because rainbows are awesome? Based on my pattern sales and downloads I’m going with the latter. That’s really why I love you all, you love rainbows as much as I do!
It’s just that in the depths of January and February when it’s cold and gross and there’s sleet and “wintry mix” (if you’re not from the midwest, that’s a combination of snow, rain and wind and it’s as terrible as it sounds), I just crave color.
My SAD lamp isn’t enough, I need rainbows!
So here we are, yet again with an adorable and bright and cheerful rainbow hat knitting pattern. This one is called Rainbow Waves because, well, it looks like rainbow waves.
Expert knitter? Yes. Expert pattern namer? Umm…no.
Anyway, this fun pattern is nice easy way to practice your fair isle or stranded knitting (aka knitting with more than one color at a time). It’s not difficult to keep track of the pattern and the color changes which makes it a great choice!
Also, please note, if you plan to knit one of the two smaller sizes, I did include a scaled fair isle color chart for those sizes but that chart does contain some rounds with 3 colors used at a time. It’s totally manageable though. Just a heads up!
Rainbow Waves Hat Knitting Pattern
(includes Sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 2T+)
Gauge: 20 stitches = 4 inches
(If you need help, my favorite knitting reference book for everyone from beginners to advanced knitters is THIS ONE!)
This cute pattern is available for sale only. When you purchase this pattern, you’ll get an instant download PDF pattern in a few nicely formatted easy-to-print pages that includes written instructions and step by step photos. This pattern is available in my Etsy shop or on Ravelry where it will also be permanently stored in your Ravelry pattern library.
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