Now available for purchase!  A huge thank you to my test knitters.

Paulette is a simple bonnet for girls ages brand new to ten, knit in one piece with i-cord edging and a decorative flower.  So sugary sweet you just might get toothache!


0-6 months [6-12 months, 12-18 months, 2-4 years, 5-6 years, 7-10 years] (shown in sizes 0-6 months [pink], and 2-4 years [purple])


65 [70, 90, 95, 120, 150] yards DK weight yarn
Size 0-6 months shown in Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca Silk [50% alpaca, 50% silk; 146yd/133m per 50g skein]; 1 skein held doubled
Shown in Blush
Size 2-4 years shown in Classic Elite Moorland [42% Fine Merino Wool, 23% Baby Alpaca, 19% Mohair, 16% Acrylic; 147yd/134m per 50g ball]; 1 skein
Shown in Dusty Lavender

[20-40] yards worsted weight yarn (for decorative items)

U.S. size 6 needles, straight or circular (4 mm)
U.S. size 7 double pointed needles, pair (4.5 mm)
U.S. size 3 single double pointed needle (3.25 mm)

2 stitch markers
tapestry needle
1 set snap fasteners, for sizes newborn through age 3


20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

Skill level:


Creative Commons License
Paulette by Kristen Hanley Cardozo is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License.

You can sell Paulette (the finished hat, not the pattern) on your blog or Etsy site as long as you credit Knitting Kninja for the design.  If you wish to sell Pauline on a larger scale, please contact me at the email address listed in the upper right hand corner of this blog.

You can purchase the Paulette pattern for $5.00 USD by clicking below.

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