Cheyenne Mountain Monkey Hat

You'll love this baby knitting pattern that includes the Cheyenne Mountain Monkey Knitted Hat that'll keep baby warm along with the associated onesie.

Cheyenne Mountain Monkey Hat by Jessica Anderson in knitscene handmade 2016

This pattern includes two playful items to keep your little one cozy on chilly nights. The onesie will keep little legs and feet warm all night thanks to the long buttoned bottom. The little monkey hat can be worn anytime for an added bit of cuteness throughout the day.

Sizes 11¼ (12¾ , 14, 15½)” circumference and 5 (5¼ , 5½ , 5 ¾ )” tall; shown in size 14″; to fit newborn (3 mo, 6 mo, 12 mo)

Yarn Spud & Chloe Sweater (55% wool, 45% organic cotton; 160 yd [146 m]/100 g):

  • #7524 chocolate milk (brown; MC), 1 skein
  • #7500 ice cream (cream; A), 1 skein
  • #7518 barn (red; B), 1 skein

Yarn distributed by Blue Sky Alpacas

Gauge 17 sts and 30 rnds = 4″ in St st


  • Size 6 (4 mm): 16″ circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
  • Markers (m)
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle

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This hat is worked in the round from the bottom up. The ears are worked in the round from stitches picked up from the sides of the hat. Break yarn at each color change. When working crown shaping, change to double-pointed needles when necessary.

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