This is a vintage style baby hat suitable for either a boy or girl. You have the option to add either a chin strap or ties. The pattern gives instructions for both knitting flat on 2 straight needles and knitting in the round. Choose whichever is your preferred method. There are plenty of stage by stage photos included to guide you.
Baby Aviator Hat PDF Knitting Pattern Cabled by LoveFibres
Free knitting pattern for baby jacket with hood in garter stitch and more baby cardigan knitting patterns at http://intheloopknitting.com/free-baby-cardigan-sweater-knitting-patterns/