My lovely daughter is now just over 2 months and was in need of a warm hat now that it is getting quite chilly here in Ottawa. For sizing I would say this hat will fit 3-6 months (my daughter is almost 9 lbs now at 2.5 months and the hat fits just perfect without stretching so she has room to grow)
Simple Baby Hat
Yarn: Misti Alpaca Chunky Handpaint
Needles: US 8 32" circ (I used magic loop method so there would be no seams)
Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch
CO 64 stitches and join in the round (be careful not to twist the stitches)
Work in 2x2 rib starting with K2, P2 for 6 rounds.
Continue to knit in stockinette stitch (every round knit) until the hat measures 4 inches from the CO edge.
Rnd 1: *K6, K2tog, rep from * to end of round.
Rnd 2: Knit to end
Rnd 3: *K5, K2tog, rep from * to end of round.
Rnd 4: Knit to end
Continue in this fashion ending with round of K2tog leaving you with 8 stitches remaining.
Cut yarn leaving a good length tail. Draw yarn through the remaining stitches and weave in ends.
p.s. she loves it and it keeps her head nice and cozy warm