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Baby's Hood from Exercises in Knitting by Cornelia Mee

Pattern

Abbreviations

K – Knit
yo – yarn over
sts – stitches
M1 – Make one. The easiest way to do this is to cast on a single backward loop onto the right-hand needle. On the next row, knit it as usual.

US size 3 needles (worked on 2 needles), sport weight yarn.
Starting at crown:
Cast on 7 sts.

Row 1: * K1, yo, repeat from * to end, K1. (13 sts)
Even numbered rows (unless otherwise specified): Knit.
Row 3: * K2, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (13 sts)
Row 5: * K3, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (19 sts)
Row 7: * K4, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (25 sts)
Row 9: * K5, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (31 sts)
Row 11: * K6, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (37 sts)
Row 13: * K7, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (43 sts)
Row 15: * K8, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (49 sts)
Row 17: * K9, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (61 sts)
Row 17: * K10, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (67 sts)
Row 19: * K11, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (73 sts)
Row 21: * K12, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (79 sts)
Row 23: * K13, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (85 sts)
Row 25: * K14, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (91 sts)
Row 27: * K15, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (97 sts)
Row 29: * K16, M1, repeat from * to end, K1. (103 sts)
Row 31: * K2tog, yo, repeat from * to end, K1.
Rows 32-33: Bind off 12 sts, K to end. (79 sts)
Row 34: * K2tog, yo, repeat from * to end, K1.
Rows 35-36: Knit.
Row 37: * K2tog, yo, repeat from * to end, K1.
Rows 38-45: Knit.
Row 46: * K12, M1, repeat from * knit any remaining sts at end.
Row 47: Knit
Rows 48-75: Repeat rows 46 & 47.
Bind off. Sew crown seam.

For Collar: (In the photograph, the collar is worked in a darker color to show its shape.)
Cast on 64 sts.
Rows 1-17: Knit
Rows 18-19: Knit. Pick up and knit 9 sts along short row. Turn.
Row 20: * K2tog, yo, repeat from * , K2tog.
Row 21: Knit.

Bind off. Sew collar along bottom of hood. Run ribbons through holes and attach ribbons for tying.

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