Worsted Weight Yarn 60 yards (aproximately)
I used a fabulous yarn made out of a Mullberry Silk and Marino Wool blend. You can find the shop here.
Abreviations: Knit stitch (K), Purl stitch (P), Round (R), Knit 2 stitches together (K2tog)
R1: (K, P) repeat to end
R2: (P, K) repeat to end
R3: (K, P) repeat to end
Knit for the next 4-5 inches (I made mine a 4 inches so 5 if you are making for an 18 month old)
R1: K8, K2tog (63 stitches)
R3: K7, K2tog (56 stitches)
R5: K6, K2tog (49 stitches)
R7: K5, K2tog (42 stitches)
R9: K4, K2tog (35 stitches)
R11: K3, K2tog (28 stitches)
R12: (K2tog) repeat to end (14 stitches)
R13: (K2tog) repeat to end (7 stitches)
Run yarn through remaining stitches and pull tight. Knot and weave yarn into hat. You can add embellishments by attaching a bow or a silk flower. I did not have this tested by anyone else so please let me know if you see any errors.