# How many stitches do I cast on for a toddler hat?

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How-To: Cast on 75 stitches. Knit 3 / purl 2 (repeat this until the hat rim is one and a half inches tall) Stockinette stitch until the hat is 8 inches tall.

## How many stitches do you cast on for a child’s hat?

Cast on 68 stitches for the hat. Any cast on method you know can be used here. Round 1: Begin with rib 2 by 2 *knit 2, purl 2* keep repeating till the end of round. Repeat Round 1 until piece will be 4-4.5 cm (measuring from the edge).

## How many stitches does a child’s beanie have?

8 ply yarn and use 4mm knitting needles. *The good thing is that you can use up all your little balls of wool. BEANIE: Using bright colour yarn cast on 97 (small), 103 (medium), 109 (large) stitches.

## What size hat does a 3 year old wear?

How to measure: 1, 2, 3 steps

Hat Circumference
Age CM Inches
18–36 months 50cm 19.50″
3–5 years 53cm 20.50″
6–8 years 55cm 21.50″

## How do you figure out how many stitches to cast on?

The Stitches to Cast-On = (dW x S/W). Divide Stitches counted in swatch by swatch Width measured. Multiply by Desired Width. So for the example for the above you will take your 4×4 measured area.

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## How many rows should a child’s beanie have?

Loom Size / Hat Size

Hat Recipient Avg Head Circumference Number of Rows
Newborn 14 in / 36 cm 25-30
Baby – 1 yr. 18 in / 46 cm 25-30
Toddler 21 in / 53 cm 25-30
Tweens & Teens 22 in / 56 cm 30-34

## How do you knit a beanie for kids?

Knit flat (on straight needles):

1. Cast on – 30 sts (baby) / 34 sts (toddler).
2. Row 1 – K1, P1 (rib) to end of the row.
3. Continue to work in 1 x 1 ribbing for a further 4 rows of ribbing.
4. Row 5 – Knit to the end of the row.
5. Row 6 – Purl to the end of the row.
6. Repeat rows 5 and 6 – (10 / 12) times (ending with a purl row).