Toot Sweet is a corruption of the French ‘tout de suite’, which literally means ‘all at once’ – and this baby bonnet is as close as you can come to immediate gratification! Not to mention simple, stunning, and pillowy soft!
The Toot Sweet Newborn Bonnet requires just 30 yards of super chunky yarn, about a yard of ribbon, and some embellishments. You can make the bonnet and embellishments in less than an hour (assuming you don’t have 3 other kids interrupting you every few minutes, ahem), and it’s sure to be a hit at any baby shower. No need to tell them just how quick and easy it was to make!
Toot Sweet Newborn Bonnet
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- Hook: US N/P, 10.00mm
- Yarn: 30 yds Super Bulky (6) yarn (shown in Bernat Baby Blanket)
- Ribbon: 1 yd of ribbon, 1 inch or less in width
- Embellishments: Simple Rosettes with Leaves or whatever you like!
Ch 19, leaving 12 inches of tail for later seaming.
Row 1: Hdc in the 2nd ch from hook, and in next 7 sts. Work 2hdc in ea of the next 2 sts, and then hdc in ea st to end. (20 hdc)
Row 2 – 7: Ch1 and turn. Hdc in ea st to end. (20 hdc)
Row 8: Ch3 and turn, skip 1st st and sl st in next st. *Ch3, skip 1 st, sl st in next st. Repeat from * to end. (10 ch3 loops) Do not break yarn – just elongate loop on hook a bit so it doesn’t come undone – you’ll come back to it in a moment.
Go back to the loop you left at the end of Row 8, and going around to the bottom of the bonnet, sl st evenly along the bottom until you are at the start of Row 8, approximately 22 sts (exact count does not matter, this is just for looks). Break yarn and use seamless join to finish off, joining the end of the yarn to the start of Row 8. Weave in ends.
Baby bonnet et fin! Do you know of any new little babies who could use a pretty bonnet? What other projects can you whip up in less than an hour?
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