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YARNFWD ® BONNET, BOOTIES & THUMBLESS MITTENS

These beautiful accessories have been designed by Nancy Flemming.


ABBREVIATIONS:
g = gram(s)
g st = garter stitch
inc = increase
k or K = knit
m or M = make
mm = millimetre(s)
p or P = purl
patt = pattern
psso = pass slip stitch over
rep = repeat
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) - stitch(es)
st st = stocking stitch
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yf = yarn forward
yon = yarn over needle

MATERIALS
1 50g ball of 3 Ply Baby Yarn
1 pair of 3.75 mm (US 5) knitting needles
3 metres (10 feet) of ribbon

TENSION
28 sts and 36 rows to 10cm (4 inches) on 3.75mm needles over st st.

BONNET
With 3.75 mm needles, cast on 77 sts, and work 5 rows in g st.
Next row (eyelets): K1,* yf, K2tog; rep from * to end.
Purl 1 row. Knit 1 row. Purl 1 row.
Continue in patt as follows:
1st row (RS facing): K1, P15,*K6, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K6, P15, rep from * to last st, K1.
2nd and each alternate row up to 18th row: P1, K15,*P15, K15, rep from * to last st, P1.
3rd row: As 1st row.
5th row: K1,(P3,leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon)twice, P3,*K6, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K6, (P3, leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon)twice, P3, rep from * to last st, K1.
7th row: As 5th row.
9th row: K1, P6, leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon, P6,*(K1, yf)twice, sl 1, K1, psso, K2, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2, K2tog, (yf, K1) twice, P6, leave yarn at front to M1, Sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon, P6, rep from * to last st, K1.
11th row: K1, (P3, leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon)twice, P3,*K2, yf, K1, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, K1,
sl 1, K2tog, psso, K1, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K2, (P3, leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon)twice, P3, rep from * to last st, K1.
13th row: K1, (P3, leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon)twice, P3,*K3, yf, K1, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K3, (P3, leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon)twice, P3, rep from * to last st, K1.
15th row: K1, P15,*K4, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K2tog, yf, K4, P15, rep from * to last st, K1.
17th row: As 1st row.
19th row: K7, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K6,*P15, K6, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K6, rep from * to last st, K1.
20th and each alternate row up to 36th row: P16,*K15, P15, rep from * to last st, P1.
21st row: As 19th row.
23rd row: K7, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K6,*(P3, leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon)twice, P3, K6,
yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K6, rep from * to last st, K1.
25th row: As 23rd row.
27th row: K1, (K1, yf)twice, sl 1, K1, psso, K2, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2, K2tog, (yf, K1)twice,*P6, leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon, P6, (K1, yf)twice, sl 1, K1, psso, K2, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2, K2tog, (yf, K1)twice, rep from * to last st, K1.
29th row: K3, yf, K1, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K1, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K2,*P3, (leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon, P3) twice, K2, yf, K1, yf sl 1, K1, psso, K1, sl 1, k2tog, psso, K1, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K2, rep from * to last st, K1.
31st row: K4, yf, K1, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K3,*(P3, leave yarn at front to M1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yon)twice, P3, K3, yf, K1, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K3, rep from * to last st, K1.
33rd row: K5, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K2tog, yf, K4,*P15, K4, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K2tog, yf, K4, rep from * to last st, K1.
35th row: As 19th row.
Shape crown as follows:
1st row: K1, K2tog,*K9, K2tog, rep from * to last 8 sts, K8. (70sts on needle.)
2nd and each alternate row: Purl.
3rd row: K1, K2tog,*K8, K2tog, rep from * to last 7 sts, K7. (63sts on needle.)
5th row: K1, K2tog,*K7, K2tog, rep from * to last 6 sts, K6. (56sts on needle.)
7th row: K1, K2tog,*K6, K2tog, rep from * to last 5 sts, K5. (49sts on needle.)
9th row: K1, K2tog,*K5, K2tog, rep from * to last 4 sts, K4. (42sts on needle.)
11th row: K1, K2tog,*K4, K2tog, rep from * to last 3 sts, K3. (35sts on needle.)
13th row: K1, K2tog,*K3, K2tog, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2. (28sts on needle.)
15th row: K1, K2tog,*K2, K2tog, rep from * to last st, K1. (21sts on needle.)
17th row: *K1, K2tog, rep from * to end of row. (14sts on needle.)
19th row: K2tog across row. (7sts on needle.)
Cast off remaining stitches.

To Make Up: Join seam from 2 cm (¾ inch) below start of crown shaping to centre.

To Make Neckband: With RS facing, pick up and K 68 sts along lower edge of bonnet. Knit 1 row.
Cast off Knitwise.
Cut a 1 metre (3 feet) length of ribbon & feed through eyelets at front edge.

BOOTIES
(make 2)
With 3.75 mm needles, cast on 36 sts and work 5 rows g st.
Continue in patt as follows:
1st row:K2 *K6, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K6,* P2, rep from * to *, K2.
2nd and each alternate row: Purl.
3rd, 5th and 7th rows: As 1st row.
9th row: K2,*(K1, yf)twice, sl 1, K1, psso, K2, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2, K2tog, (yf, K1)twice,* P2,
rep from * to *, K2.
11th row: K2, *K2, yf, K1, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K1, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K2,* P2,
rep from * to *, K2.
13th row: K2, *K3, yf, K1, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K3,* P2, rep from * to *, K2.
15th row: K2, *K4, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K2tog, yf, K4,* P2, rep from * to *, K2.
17th row: As 1st row.
19th row (eyelets): K2, (yf, K2tog) 7 times, K1, P2, K1, (K2togg, yf) 7 times, K2.
20th row: Purl.
Divide for foot as follows:
Next row: K25, turn.
Next row: P14, turn.
Work 15 rows st st on these 14 sts, ending with a Knit row.
Next row: With RS facing, pick and knit 14 sts along side of toe flap. Knit remaining 11 sts from left hand needle.
Next row: P39, pick up and purl 14 stitches along other side of toe flap. Purl remaining 11 sts from left hand needle.
(64 stitches on needle).
Work foot as follows:
Starting with Knit row, work 5 rows in st st, then proceed:
1st row: (K1, K2tog, K26, K2tog, K1) twice. (60 sts on needle)
2nd and each alternate row: Knit.
3rd row: (K1, K2tog, K24, K2tog, K1) twice. (56 sts on needle)
5th row: (K1, K2tog, K22, K2tog, K1) twice. (52 sts on needle)
7th row: (K1, K2tog, K20, K2tog, K1) twice. (48 sts on needle)
8th row: Cast off Knitwise.

To Make Up: Join seam. Cut 0.5 metre (20 inches) of ribbon for each bootie and feed through eyelets at ankle.

THUMBLESS MITTENS
(make 2)
With 3.75 mm needles, cast on 36 sts and work 5 rows g st.
Continue in patt as follows:
1st row:K2, *K6, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K6,* P2, rep from * to *, K2.
2nd and each alternate row: Purl.
3rd, 5th and 7th row: As 1st row.
9th row: K2,*(K1, yf)twice, sl 1, K1, psso, K2, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2, K2tog, (yf, K1)twice,* P2, rep from
* to *, K2.
11th row: K2, *K2, yf, K1, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K1, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K2,* P2, rep from
* to *, K2.
13th row: K2, *K3, yf, K1, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K2tog, yf, K1, yf, K3,* P2, rep from * to *, K2.
15th row: K2, *K4, yf, sl 1, K1, psso, yf, sl 1, K2tog, psso, yf, K2tog, yf, K4,* P2, rep from * to *, K2.
17th row: As 1st row.
19th row (eyelets): K2, (yf, K2tog) 7 times, K1, P2, K1, (K2tog, yf) 7 times, K2.
20th row: Purl.
Starting with Knit row, work 8 rows st st.
Shape top as follows:
1st row: K1, *sl 1, K1, psso, K12, K2tog,* K2, rep from * to *, K1.
2nd and each alternate row: Purl.
3rd row: K1, *sl 1, K1, psso, K10, K2tog,* K2, rep from * to *, K1.
5th row: K1, *sl 1, K1, psso, K8, K2tog,* K2, rep from * to *, K1.
7th row: K1, *sl 1, K1, psso, K6, K2tog,* K2, rep from * to *, K1.
9th row: K1, *sl 1, K1, psso, K4, K2tog,* K2, rep from * to *, K1.
10th row: Purl.
Cast off Knitwise

To Make Up: Join seam. Cut 0.5 metre (20 inches) of ribbon for each mitten and thread through eyelets at wrist.