While pregnant daughter and I were shopping for curtain fabric for the nursery, she picked up a skein of yarn and asked me if I'd knit a hat for the baby. We talked about the style and she decided she'd like a ribbed hat since they'll stretch and it would fit longer.
Next was figuring out just how big to make it without directions. We looked on the internet to find the average size head for a baby at different ages and we settled on the 3-6 month size.
This is my own pattern, one I've made many times in different sizes. And I had yarn left ....
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