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This simple bear bonnet is a very easy pattern, requiring basic knitting knowledge for the bonnet and some basic crochet knowledge (how to chain and single crochet) for the ears and chin ties.

This bonnet will be super cute in any photography sessions you may have planned.


1 x 50g cotton yarn or suitable baby yarn (I used Rico baby classic DK in Ecru (20) but have also used Rico Creative Cotton Aran in clay (51).

Any medium weight yarn/DK yarn.


  • Knitting Needles: 5.5mm (US 9)
  • Crochet hook: 7mm hook (US size K or similar) for the ears and chin ties.


Level – Easy

This is an easy level knitting pattern and the techniques involved are the knit stitch, purl stitch, and decreasing.


To fit a newborn.


Small batch sales of finished pieces made from this pattern are permitted, but the seller must use their own photographs and credit must be given to Handy Little Me as the designer.


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