This year we still have quite warm weather, but the mornings are beginning to be a little bit chilly. I like autumn. It’s probably my favourite time of year. It’s not too hot so I can breathe and it’s not too cold yet, either. An the colours!!! 🙂

So, every year when I smell first signs of autumn, I feel the need to start preparing our wardrobe.

This year it’ll have to wait just a little bit more as a few of my friends are expecting babies soon, so I figured It’s best to start with the gifts for their newborns.

And what could be cuter as these top knot beanies?

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This really is the simplest and fastest projects for babies! If you need a last minute baby gift, this is what you sew! I’m gonna make some sets with onesies, pants & beanies and some blankets.

What you’ll need:

• Fabric: this pattern was intended for use with knits. Fabric with a slight stretch is preferred (jersey, interlock, sweat…). 40 cm / 16 inches
• 15 cm (6 inch) ribb knit for the band (the main fabric works just as fine if you don’t have the ribb knit)
• Coordinating thread
• Scissors / Rotary cutter
• Pins
• Sewing machine or serger
Pattern

Instructions:

1.) Print the pattern and cut the right size according to the size guide.

2.) Cut your pieces. Two main hat pieces and one for the hat band.
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3.) Place the main hat pieces right sides together and sew all around. Leave the bottom straight edge open. Sew the side seam of band, right sides together.
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4.) Turn the hat and band right sides out and mark the middle point on hat and band with small notches.
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5.) Place the band on the outside of hat, right sides together, and align the notches. Pin together. Sew all around the bottom.
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6.) You’re done!!
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