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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.
How to Crochet a Double Crochet Hat Video:
rnd 1: Work 11 dc in a Magic Circle, sl st on top of the chain 3. -11 dc
Video on a Double Crochet Magic Circle:
rnd 2. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each dc around. join with sl st on top of chain 3. -22 dc
rnd 3. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), *2dc in next dc, dc in the next dc, Repeat from *around, join with sl st. -33 dc
rnd 4. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the next dc, 2dc in the next dc, *dc in the next two dc, 2dc in the next dc, Repeat from *around, join with sl st. -44 dc
rnd 5. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the 2 next two dc, 2dc in the next dc, *dc in the next 3 dc, 2dc in the next dc. Repeat from * around, join with sl st. -55 dc
rnds 6-desired length (lengths are listed above), Ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in each dc around, sl st to join. -55 dc, Repeat this until your hat reaches 7 inches or for your desired hat size and length. Fasten off and Weave in the ends.
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.