This super easy pattern is great for beginner loom knitters, and your toddler will love it.
LOOM: Baby-Knit Looms, 56 pegs needed.
YARN: Approx 100 yds of bulky weight wool-acrylic blend. City Tweed by Knit Picks in Obsidian was in sample.
NOTIONS: knitting tool, scissors, tapestry needle.
GAUGE: 6 sts x 10 rows=2 inches in stockinette with ewrap knit stitch (ek).
SIZE: Fits a head circumference up to 18″, toddler up to approx. 4 years old.
ek= ewrap knit
Place a stitch marker on a peg to designate it as the first peg.
Cast on 56 sts, join to work in the rnd.
Rnd 1-6: *ek2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Explanation: Ewrap knit 2 pegs, purl 2 pegs, until the end of round.
Rnd 7: ek to end of rnd.
Rnd 8: p to end of rnd.
Repeat Rnd 7 and Rnd 8 until hat measures approximately 7.25 inches from cast on edge.
Bind off with basic bind off method.
Mattress stitch seam the bind off edge.
Weave in all ends. Block lightly.