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Super easy beginners scarf!

I found out that this type of scarf is called a BAKTUS SCARF
Its really easy - all the rows are knit
You have some short rows and that's about it!

You will need - 100gms or about 420 yards of 4 ply or sock weight yarn
# 5 US needles (3.74 mm)
Fine yarn works the best but you can use up to double knitting or worsted weight. If you use the thicker yarn I would also use larger needles - go up by one size at least

YO: yarn over,
ssk: slip one stitch, knit one stitch, pass slipped stitch over
K: knit

Cast on 10 sts
Row 1. Knit
Row 2. (short row) Knit 7,  put yarn in front of needle, slip one, turn, knit 8, turn
Row 3 knit
Row 4 Knit
Row 5 - like row 2
Row 6: k 8, YO, knit till end.

Repeat these6  rows until you have about 70 sts (or used half your yarn!)
Now the decreases start:

Row 1: knit
Row 2:(short row) Knit 7,  put yarn in front of needle, slip one, turn, knit 8, turn
Row 3: Knit
Row 4: Knit
Row 5: like row 2
Row 6: K7, ssk, YO, ssk, knit to end
Repeat these 6 rows till you have 10 sts left

cast off


Knitted Pixie hat for baby

Here is  great pattern i found. It is an easy but effective way to make a pixie hat for an infant.

Photo by Thayer Allyson Gowdy

3-12 (12-24) months
Shown in size 3-12 months.
Finished Measurements
Approximately 13 (13 3/4)” [33 (35) cm] as base of neck, buttoned
8 3/4 (9 1/2)” [22 (24) cm] to highest point, at back of Hat
Note: Choose the appropriate size based on the height of the hat. You can adjust the fit of the neckband if necessary.
Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock
Medium weight (100% superwash Merino wool; 380 yards [347 meters] / 155 grams): 1 hank Coral
One pair straight needles size US 3 (3.25 mm)
Spare needle size US 3 (3.25 mm) or smaller, for Kitchener Stitch
Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
One 11/16″ (15 mm) buttons
36 sts and 36 rows= 4″ (10 cm) in 2×2 Rib
This hat is very easy to size up or down from the sizes given. Simply add or subtract sts in a multiple of 4 and work the crosswise ridges as instructed until you have only 2 sts in ribbing at the center of the Hat. Then complete the Hat as instructed. When sizing, keep in mind that for every 4 sts you add or subtract, you will also add or subtract 1/3″ (8 mm) to the height of the Hat, in order to complete the crosswise ridges.
Stitch Patterns
2×2 Rib (multiple of 4 sts + 2; 1-row repeat)
Row 1 (RS): K2, *p2, k2; repeat from * to end.
Row 2: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Repeat Row 2 for 2×2 Rib.
1×1 Rib (multiple of 2 sts; 1-row repeat)
All rows: *K1, p1; repeat from * to end.
CO 98 (106) sts. Begin 2×2 Rib.
Work even for 4 rows.
Shape Hat
Row 1 (RS): K6, work in 2×2 Rib to last 6 sts, knit to end.
Row 2: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Row 3: Repeat Row 1.
Row 4: K8, work to last 8 sts, knit to end.
Row 5: Repeat Row 2.
Row 6: Repeat Row 4.
Row 7: K10, work to last 10 sts, knit to end.
Row 8: Repeat Row 2.
Row 9: Repeat Row 7.
Row 10: K12, work to last 12 sts, knit to end.
Row 11: Repeat Row 2.
Row 12: Repeat Row 10.
Row 13: K14, work to last 14 sts, knit to end.
Row 14: Repeat Row 2.
Row 15: Repeat Row 13.
Row 16: K16, work to last 16 sts, knit to end.
Row 17: Repeat Row 2.
Row 18: Repeat Row 16.
Note: You are creating “crosswise ridges” of three rows of St st, alternating with 3 rows of Reverse St st, at the beginning and end of every row, with the 2×2 Rib continuing in the center.
Rows 19-64 (70): Continue until 2 sts remain in the 2×2 Rib in the center of the hat, increasing the number of knit sts worked at the beginning and end of every third row by 2, decreasing the number of 2×2 Rib sts worked in the center of the hat by 2 on each side, and working all intervening rows by knitting the knit sts and purling the purl sts. Break yarn.
Transfer first 49 (53) sts to spare needle, with point facing towards center of work. Using Kitchener Stitch (see Special Techniques, page 158), graft sts together, beginning at center of work.
CO 10sts. Begin 1×1 Rib. Work even until piece measures 12 (12 3/4)” [30.5 (32.5) cm] from the beginning, or to 3 3/4″ (9.5 cm) less than desired length.
Make Buttonhole
Row 1 (RS): Work 4 sts, k1-f/b, p1, pass second st on right-handed needle over last st, k1-f/b, pass third st on right-handed needle over last 2 sts, work to end.
Row 2: Work 3 sts, p2tog, k2, p1, k1, p2tog, work to end.
*Work even for 7 rows. Repeat buttonhole rows. Repeat from * once. Work even until piece measures 15 3/4 (16 1/2)” [40 (42) cm] from the beginning, ending with a WS row. BO all sts in pattern.
Block pieces lightly. Sew side edge of neckband to CO edge of hat, beginning with CO edge of neckband flush with right edge of Hat. Sew button to neckband, so that when fastened, neckband fits comfortably around neck.

More Patterns like this HERE
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