This week I've been trying desperately to finish up some projects that have been left behind due to other projects. One of them is this beautiful baby bonnet for my soon to arrive niece. Shhhhh.....don't tell my sister. It's her shower gift on Saturday. ;)
I just finished it about 5 minutes ago and then sat down to share it with you.
I've never knit a bonnet before. I've made lots of hats, but they were round. This is the first real project I've done that had seaming in it and it was easy!!
I found the cutest pattern here from Drops Design. It's European so it's mostly in metric measurements, but I'll give them credit because they did try and "Americanize" it a bit. I thought it was pretty easy to understand after I figured out how to read the lace chart. More on that here.
I'm happy to report it turned out wonderful and I can definitely recommend this pattern to anyone looking to make a baby gift. And a big thanks to Rachel for modeling this bonnet so well!
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