Carol is named after one of the ladies on my page as it was the lady herself who inspired me to put this pattern to paper; I have also used her pictures of the pattern! This hat and shoes set can be used along with any of my Aran designs as a wee change and the hat is unisex. I have given instructions for moss stitch hat but this can be altered to a garter stitch hat, instructions are included for garter stitch shoes.
My Irish roots have inspired my love of the Aran style of knitting and I have introduced a modern twist to my creations. Knitted in a simple Moss Stitch or Seed Stitch, it is suitable for a boy or girl.
Size Guide: The pattern for a Hat has instructions to fit 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months and 1-3 years. The shoes will fit 0-3 months, 3-6 months and 6-12 months.
Wool & yarn recommendation…
I often get asked which wool I use and who my yarn supplier is! For this knit I have used Stylecraft Special Aran which I selected for its softness, it is very gentle on a baby’s skin. There are over 88 different shades available through LoveCrafts, who are my preferred yarn and wool supplier. (Spend over £25 to get free P&P and sign up their newsletter for 15% off your first order!)… I would also recommend Paintbox Aran for this pattern.