Baby Owl & Bonnet
Designed for fingering weight yarn.
one knows who originally created the little owls made with Back Crosses
and Front Crosses. My mother, Janice Straker, designed this charming
baby sweater decades ago for my sister and me. In the early ‘80s
Mom designed the traditional ‘Owl’ bonnet, tied with 1⁄4”
set is knit on #3 needles and is lovely in wool, cotton or cotton/wool
blends. Superwash wools are wonderful for all baby knits because this
European process yields wool machine-washable and whisper-soft, which
does not irritate even the most sensitive baby’s skin.
The Owls’ eyes are tiny 1⁄4” mother-of-pearl two-hole
buttons. The most challenging task in making Owl is sewing these tiny
buttons on so that they are perfectly placed as the owls’ eyes
and vertical! Now in its tenth printing, it continues to be a cherished
6, 12 & 24 Months.
Bonnet Sizes Small & Large.
Available for older children in sport weight: Pattern #C818.