Send baby home in style with a personalized beanie and pants set! Knit in Bernat Softee Baby and Bernat Baby Jacquards.View Printer Friendly PDF
One size to fit Newborn - 3 mos.
Beanie: 13" [33 cm] circumference.
Pants: 13½" [34.5 cm] waist.
Bernat® Baby Jacquards Florals™ (100 g/3.5 oz; 316 m/346 yds)
Contrast A Bluebell (06201) 1 ball
Bernat® Softee Baby™ (140 g/5 oz; 331 m/362 yds)
Contrast B Soft Peach (30410) 1 ball
Set of four size 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles. Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle 12" [30.5 cm] long or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook. Stitch marker. Tapestry needle.
23 sts and 30 rows= 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
P = Purl
P2tog = Purl next 2 stitches together
P2togtbl = Purl next 2 stitches together through back loops
Psso = Pass slipped stitch over
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
RS = Right side
Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise
St(s) = Stitches
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong side
Yo = Yarn over
Note: Change to set of 4 double-pointed needles as necessary during shaping.
With A and circular needle, cast on 76 sts. Join in rnd, taking care
not to twist sts. Place marker on first st.
Knit 30 rnds.
Shape crown: 1st rnd: *K2tog. K2. Rep from * around. 57 sts rem.
2nd and 3rd rnds: Knit.
4th rnd: *K2tog. K1. Rep from * around. 38 sts rem.
5th and 6th rnds: Knit.
7th rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 19 sts rem.
8th and 9th rnds: Knit
10th rnd: (K2tog) 9 times. K1. 10 sts rem.
Cut yarn, leaving 6" [15 cm] tail. Thread yarn through rem sts and pull tightly. Fasten securely.
With B, using chain stitch, embroider baby’s initial onto the front of Beanie.
Note: Leggings are worked from waist down in rnds. After dividing row, Legs will be knit in rows not in rnds.
With A and circular needle, cast on 78 sts. Join in rnd, taking care not to twist sts. Place marker on first st.
1st to 4th rnds: Knit.
5th rnd: (Fold edge). *yo. K2tog. Rep from * around.
6th to 11th rnds: Knit.
12th rnd: (Eyelet rnd). As 5th rnd. Place marker at end of last rnd.
Knit even in rnds until work from marked rnd measures 6" [15 cm].
Right Leg: 1st row: (RS). (Dividing row). K39. Turn. Leave rem
39 sts on a length of yarn. Legs will now be worked back and
forth across needle in rows.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: ssk. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog. 37 sts rem.
**Work even in stocking st for 2½" [6 cm], ending with a purl row.
Next row: (RS). ssk. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog. 35 sts rem.
Next row: Knit.
Tip: For Boy’s Version, skip the Lace Panel and replace with 12 rows in garter stitch.
Work in Lace Panel as follows:
1st to 4th rows: Knit (garter st).
5th row: (RS). *K1. K2tog. yo. K1. yo. ssk. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
6th row: *P2togtbl. yo. P3. yo. P2tog. Rep from * to end of row.
7th row: *K1. yo. K2tog. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
8th row: *P1. yo. P2tog. P1. P2togtbl. yo. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
9th row: *K2. yo. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yo. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
10th to 12th rows: Knit (garter st).
Left Leg: With RS facing, join A to rem 39 sts and knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: ssk. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog. 37 sts rem.
Work from ** to ** as given for Right Leg.
Fold top edge of Leggings to WS along Folding rnd to create picot edging and sew in position. Sew inseam of Legs tog.
Tie: With B and crochet hook, make chain 33" [84 cm] long.
Fasten off. Weave tie through eyelet rnd, tying at front.