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How to Crochet a Double Crochet Newborn Hat -All Sizes Tutorial Videos!
Crochet Hat sizes with this Double crochet pattern Newborn baby head circumference, 13″ – 14″, Hat height = 5.5 to 6″= D hook, If you want to have a bulky hat, use this pattern here with a J hook: http://crochetjewel.com/?p=14362
Baby 3 to 6 months, Head Cir, 14″ – 17 “, Hat height= 6.5 – 7″=E hook,
baby 6-12 months, 16″-19″ head cir., hat length=6.5-7″=F hook,
toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18″-20″ head cir., hat length=7″ =G hook,
child 3-10 yrs, head cir., 19″-20 1/2 “”, hat length= 7.5″=H hook,
teens, head cir., 20 1/2″-22″, hat length, 7.5-8″=I hook,
Adult women, 21.5″-22.5″, hat length, 8″= J
Brown, white, black, and red yarn
I Hook, G hook, Yarn needle
Two ways to start this Hat with a Magic Circle or Do Rnd 1:
Here is a Magic Circle with Double Crochet Video, then Continue on to Rnd 2: or Do Rnd 1: Instead of the Magic Circle:
rnd 1: ch 5- slip stitch to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as a Dc), 11 dc in the ring, join with sl st. on top of ch 3. -12 sts.
rnd 2. ch 2, (Counts as first Dc), dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each st. around. join with sl st on top of chain 2. -24 sts.
rnd 3. ch 2, (Counts as first Dc), *2dc in next st., dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -36 sts.
rnd 4. ch 2, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the next st., 2dc in the next st., *dc in the next two stitches, 2dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -48 sts.
rnd 5. ch 2,(Counts as first Dc), dc in the 2 next two sts., 2dc in the next stitch; *dc in the next 3 stitches, 2dc in the next stitch. repeat from * around, join (60 sts)
rnds 6– Continue with, *ch2, dc in each st around, join *Repeat to length that is about 7 inches long or to your desired length, Slip stitch.
Ear flaps: If you would like to add ear flaps
G hook, brown yarn
1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your brown yarn, begin the dc stitches, (like to have the seam in the back of the hat, so I do the ear flap on the side of the hat)
2nd flap, fold hat in half and sl st in dc directly across from the last dc from the other ear flap. follow directions below for both ear flaps.
Row 1. ch 2. dc in the next 11 dc stitches, turn. -11 sts
Row 2. ch 2. dc2tog. dc in the next 6 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st. turn. -9
Row 3. ch 2. dc2tog, dc in the next 4 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st., turn. -7
Row 4. ch 2. dc2tog, dc in the next 2 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st. turn. -5
Row 5. ch 2. dc2tog twice, dc in last st. cut yarn and pull through -3
The braid from the center of the ear flap at the bottom, I hook, use red and white yarnyarn, with a sl st in the center of the bottom of the ear flap and chain 30, and sl st it off and cut yarn.
Sc around the edge of the hat with red and white yarn
Optional: White line frosting on top of the hat: white yarn, G hook, chain 85 and sew in the chained line on top of the hat making it bunched up around the hat.
Two buttons, sew them about 2 inches apart above the mouth
Eye lashes: use a yarn needle and sew with black yarn 3 dash lines above the button eyes. do this for each eye.
G hook Rnd 1. ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook. sl st. (5sc) Rnd 2. work 2 sc in each stitch around. sl st. (10sc) Rnd 3. *work 1 sc in the first stitch, 2sc in the next stitch. *Repeat, sl st. (15sc)
Smile: Use a yarn needle and sew in a smile dash lines from one cheek to the next red circle cheek.