The cuter baby knits look, the more fun they are to make, and our animal hats rank high on the awww factor! You'll love how simple it is to turn a basic hat shape into a floppy-eared dog, stripy marmalade cat or sweet teddy bear. Just adapt the pattern on the right with the perfect colours to suit the design you want to make for your special baby boy or girl. We've told you how to create the right features to get the best look with long ears, embroidered whiskers or an adorable muzzle. Raid your oddment stash to work extra spots or stripes that resemble your family pet, or to match the colours in baby's winter coat.