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**This listing is for a PDF knitting pattern, NOT a knitted item.**

Babies and children can totally pull off the fun look of having a carousel on top of their heads! Pom-pom is optional.


* using DPNs (or another technique to achieve the same thing, such as Magic Loop)
* chart reading
* stranded knitting
* intarsia


Pattern gives instructions for sizes baby to child; but also contains suggestions for sizing it down for newborns and up for adults.

* baby: finished circumference about 14”
* toddler: finished circumference about 16”
* child: finished circumference about 18”


Colours A, B and C are the background colours (with colour B being used for the tent stripes and colour C being used for the pom-pom); color D is the main colour which pics out the imagery.

All yardages are approximates.

* baby: 28 yards colour A, 36 yards colour B, 22 yards colour C (26 with pom-pom), 68 yards colour D
* toddler: 28 yards colour A, 34 yards colour B, 20 yards colour C (24 with pom-pom), 87 yards colour D
* child: 34 yards colour A, 47 yards colour B, 27 yards colour C (31 with pom-pom), 101 yards colour D

(c) 2010 Kathleen Sperling. Not for reproduction or distribution.
Kathleen Sperling

Baby/child hat ("Merry-Go-Round") knitting pattern (PDF)

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