Hugs & Smooches

A complete version of my free Smooches newborn hat, available in 5 sizes.

X and O cables decorate the brim of this quick knit, and a unique construction gives you a chance to practice more advanced techniques.

Newborn, toddler and child sizes use sport weight yarn; women’s and men’s sizes use worsted weight yarn.

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Size: Newborn (toddler, child, women’s, men’s); head circumference approximately 14” (16”, 18”, 20”, 22”) / 35.5 (40.5, 45.5, 51, 56) cm.

28 sts over 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch in sport weight yarn;
20 sts over 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch in worsted weight yarn.

1 skein Madelinetosh Tosh Sport, or approximately 75 (100, 125) yds / 70 (90, 115) m sport weight yarn for newborn (toddler, child) hat;
1 skein Wild Hare Fiber Studio hand-dyed merino worsted, or 150 (200) yds / 140 (180) m worsted weight yarn for women’s (men’s) hat.

set of US4/3.5mm DPNs for newborn (toddler, child) hat;
US8/5mm 16”/40cm circular needle and set of DPNs for women’s (men’s) hat;
or size needed to obtain gauge.