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4 ply yarnPlease use pastel coloursvery small ball will do
3.25mm needles UK 10
Cast on 50st knit 3 rows garter stitch.(If the bonnet is meant for babies still in Hospital a row of holes could be worked here as follows)
k3,yarn forward,k 2 tog repeat from to* until last 3 sts k3.(This row forms a row of eyelet holes, in case tubes need to be threaded through in the Hospital)
Continue in stocking stitch or pattern of your choice until work measures 3 inches.
* k2 k2tog k1 repeat from * to last 4 k4 = 40st
next row Purlk2 k2tog k1 repeat to end of row = 32stnext row Purlk1 k2tog to last 2st k2 = 22stPurl 2tog rep to end of row = 11stBreak off yarn thread through remaining stitches draw up tight and sew down to end of crown.