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How to Crochet a Double Crochet Newborn Hat -All Sizes Tutorial Videos!
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
H hook, Yarn needle
I made this for my 4 year old, measures 19-20 inches around and length= 7 inches long.
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 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
Rnd 1. sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, and sc in the next 4 stitches, 3sc in the last stitch. sl st in the next stitch (8sc)
Rnd 2. Don’t turn, work on the opposite side. sc in same stitch as the slip stitch, sc in each stitch around. sl st. (14 sc)
Rnd 3. sc in same stitch as slip stitch, sc in each stitch around. sl st. (14sc)
Place nose in the center below the eyes, stuff with yarn.
Row 2: Ch2, dc into same st. 2 dc into each st across (16dc) fasten off. sl st.
Row 3: Ch 2, *2dc in the next stitch, dc in the next stitch.*Repeat, sl st. fasten off. (24dc)
Attach the ears on the side of the hat.
Center of the ear: White yarn
ch3. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
Row 1: Ch2 (counts as first dc) 4 dc into ring (5 dc), turn
Row 2: Ch2, dc into same st. 2 dc into each st across (10dc) fasten off. sl st.
Sew the center of the white part of the ear on the bottom part of the grey ears, with a sewing needle.