Little Rosebud

© Creative Partners, LLC.

designed by Rita Weiss


Fits 16” head


    Sport weight yarn 2 oz fuchsia

Note: Photographed model made with Lion Brand Microspun, #146 Fuchsia

14" Size 5 (3.75mm) knitting needles (or size required for gauge)

Seven 3/4” ribbon roses.


5 sts=1” in stockinette st (knit one row, purl one row)


Starting at bottom of hat, CO 83sts.

Rows 1 through 9: Knit.

Row 10: Purl.

Row 11(right side): Knit

Row 12: Purl.

Row 13: K6, (P1,K9) 7 times, P1, K6.

Rows 14, 16, 18, 20: Purl.

Rows 15, 17, 19, 21: Knit.

Rows 22 through 29: Knit.

Row 30: Knit to last 2 sts, K2tog:82 sts

Shape Top:

Row 1: K1, (K2tog tbl, K16, K2tog) 4 times, K1: 74sts.

Rows 2 through 6: Knit.

Row 7: K1, (K2tog tbl, K14, K2tog) 4 times, K1: 66 sts.

Rows 8 through 10: Knit.

Row 11: K1, (K2tog tbl, K12, K2tog) 4 times, K1: 58 sts.

Row 12 and all even rows: Knit.

Row 13: K1,( K2tog tbl, K10, K2tog) 4 times, K1: 50 sts.

Row 15: K1, (K2tog tbl, K8, K2tog) 4 times, K1: 42 sts.

Row 17: K1, (K2tog tbl, K6, K2tog) 4 times, K1: 34 sts.

Row 19: K1, (K2tog tbl, K4, K2tog) 4 times, K1: 26 sts.

Row 21: K1, (K2tog tbl, K2, K2tog) 4 times,K1: 18 sts.

Row 23: K1, (K2tog tbl, K2tog) 4 times, K1: 10 sts.Cut yarn, leaving a long end.  Thread yarn into yarn needle and draw through rem sts and fasten securely.  Sew back seam.


Sew the ribbon roses in place over each purl stitch in Row 13.

From 100 Hats to Knit & Crochet by Jean Leinhauser and Rita Weiss, published by Sterling Publishing. There are 99 more hats in this book.

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