Yarn: Bernat Haven in Blue Haven, approx 58 yds/ 53 m. (Each 50g/1.75 oz skein is 77 yds/70m.) The yarn is bulky, made of 59% acrylic, 22% cotton, 16% alpaca and 3% nylon.
Needle: US size-3 circ
Notions: 2 Darico Sew-On ‘googly eyes, scrap yarn, thread
Size: Baby. Finished dimensions: 15.5-16 inches in diameter, unstretched. Height, from bottom edge to top seam: 7 inches
Basic hat pattern: Cast on 56 stitches, join in the round. Knit all rounds (stockinette stitch) for 1.25 inches, then purl one round. Switch back to knit stitch and work the rest of the hat in stockinette stitch, until piece measures 7 inches from bottom edge. Close top of hat using 3-needle bind off. Allow the bottom stockinette section to roll.
Embellishment: Using scrap yarn and a darning needle, sew a seam to form the bottom of each ear. Then use regular needle and thread to sew on the googly eyes. Weave in any ends.