Baby Kristin Hat Pattern


Sizes:
Newborn: 14 – 16” head circumference (approx.)
3-6 mos.: 15 – 17” head circumference (approx.)
6-12 mos.: 16 – 18” head circumference (approx.)

Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate

Materials:
200 – 250 yards of Worsted yarn (I used Red Heart With Love.)
US Hook size H/5.00mm
Yarn needle
Embellishments (optional)

Gauge: 4 sc = 1 inch

Key:
CH = chain
SC = single crochet
HDC = half double crochet
DC = double crochet
SL ST = slip stitch
SK = skip
SP = space
RND = round

Note: For the hat top, begin each round in the same stitch as your chain 1 space (sl st from previous round) as this will create a neater finished look.

Instructions

Hat Top
Start with a magic loop. (Magic Loop Tutorial)
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 6 sc in Magic loop, sl st to 1st sc. (6 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sp around, sl st to 1st sc. (12 sc)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc 1, 2 sc in next sp, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (18 sc)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, *sc 2, 2 sc in next sp, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (24 sc)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, *sc 3, 2 sc in next sp, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (30 sc)
Rnd 6: Ch 1, *sc 4, 2 sc in next sp, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (36 sc)
Rnd 7: Ch 1, *sc 5, 2 sc in next sp, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (42 sc)
Rnd 8: Ch 1, *sc 6, 2 sc in next sp, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (48 sc)
Rnd 9: Ch 1, *sc 7, 2 sc in next sp, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (54 sc)
For Newborn size - transition here to ribbing. (See image for example.)
Rnd 10: Ch 1, *sc 8, 2 sc in next sp, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (60 sc)
For 3 – 6 mos. size - transition here to ribbing. (See image for example.)
Rnd 11: Ch 1, *sc 9, 2 sc in next sp, repeat from * around, sl st to 1st sc. (66 sc)
For 6 – 12 mos. size - transition here to ribbing. (See image for example.)



Hat Ribbing (Sides)
From sl st of last Rnd, ch 9 (11,13)
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc 7 (9,11) in back loop only to edge of rnd. Skip 1 sp along edge, sl st to next sp. (8,10,12 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc 8 (10,12) in back loop only. (8,10,12 sc)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc 8 (10,12) in back loop only. Skip 1 sp along edge, sl st to next sp. (8,10,12 sc)
Rows 4 – 54 (60,66): Repeat Rows 2 & 3.
Join Row 1 to 54 (60,66) by pulling rows together and sc through both stitches of rows to end. (8,10,12 sc)

Transition to band. 

Hat Band
Rnd 1: Ch 1, Sc around in each sp (last sc of each ribbing row), sl st to join to first sc. (54,60,66 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, Sc around in each sp, sl st to join. (54,60,66 sc)
Rnd 3: Repeat Row 2. (54,60,66 sc)
Finish off, weave ends.

Hat Bill
Count 22 scs from band join sp (back of hat). Sl st to join yarn at 23rd sc.
Row 1: Sc 1, hdc 1, dc 20 (22,24), hdc 1, sc 1, sl st to hat band, ch 1, turn. (24,26,28 sts)
Row 2: Sc 1, hdc 22 (24,26), sc 1, sl st to hat band, ch 1, turn. (24,26,28 sts)


Popular Posts