Peargirl Rainbow Warriors Baby/Child Hat knitting pattern
This slouchy hat is available in 3 sizes using fingering weight yarn.
“There will come a time when the earth is sick and the animals and plants begin to die. The
Native Americans will regain their spirit and gather people of all nations, colors and beliefs
to join together in the fight to save our Earth, and they will be The Rainbow Warriors”.
“When the earth is dying there shall arise a new tribe of all colours and all creeds. This
tribe shall be called The Warriors of the Rainbow and it will put its faith in actions, not
The cabled rib is a simple 4 row cable using green to make Swallowtail Caterpillars, adding
duplicate stitch for the colorful detail when the hat is finished. The Swallowtail Caterpillars
Materials: Fingering (approx 165 meter/181 yds/50 g) –1 skein for each color of the Rainbow (purple,blue, green, yellow, orange, red), 1 skein of brown to symbolize soil (Earth), and a smallamount of black for duplicate stitch on the Swallowtail Caterpillars. Yes…this is a lot of yarn, but you can make many of these hats because you will be using only a small amount
of each color.
Needles: 3.00mm (#2-1/2 US) 16” circular needle, and one set of 3.00mm (#2-1/2 US) double point needles (DPN), or appropriate size to Stitch Marker
Cable Needle in size equal to or smaller than working needle.
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
Sizes : Small 16-18”, (Medium 18-20”, Large 20-22”) head circumference
Gauge : 28 sts per 4” in Stst using 3.00mm (#2-1/2 US) needles in the round, or size to achieve gauge.