Strawberry Shortcake Hat


If you would like to read my thoughts on beanies go to the Giving the Beans to Beanies post.


A wonderfully adaptable pattern. Combine with the now sew baby booties and the baby armour vest in the colours of your choice to make a matching set that will make baby stand out from the crowd. It is worked in the round.


Difficulty and Terminology: This is an easy pattern and uses US terminology.

What You Will Need: 1 ball light pink double knit (8 ply) weight yarn (50g) 1 ball pink double knit (8 ply) weight yarn (50g) 5 mm crochet hook Tapestry needle (to weave in ends) Ribbon, i cord, or length of foundation chains

Tension:

14 sts/8 rounds = 10 cm/4 inches square in dc without turning at the end of each round


Sizing: The hat will be about 30cm circumference for a premie The hat will be about 36cm circumference for new born to 6 months

Abbreviations: ch - chain dc - double crochet

slst - slip stitch

The Hat: Change colour after each round To begin (with pink) ch 4. Round 1: work 9 dc into 1st ch or into loop. Join with slst into first dc (10 dc)

Round 2: (with light pink) ch 1, 2dc into each dc. Join with slst into first dc (20 dc) Round 3: ch 1, dc in first dc, 2dc into next dc, *dc into dc, 2dc into next dc* repeat from * to * until the end. Join with slst into first dc (30 dc) Round 4: ch 1, 2dc in first dc, dc into next 2 dc, *2dc into dc, dc into next 2 dc* repeat from * to * until the end. Join with slst into first dc (40 dc) Round 5 (for large only): ch 1, dc in first 3 dc, 2dc into next dc, *dc into next 3 dc, 2dc into next dc* repeat from * to * until the end. Join with slst into first dc (50 dc) Round 5 (6): ch 1, dc in each dc around. Join with slst into first dc. Round 6 - 9 (for small only): repeat round 5 (6) (40 dc) Round 7 - 11 (for large only): repeat round 5 (6) (50 dc) Round10(12): ch1,sc in first dc,ch3,sk dc,sc in next dc,*ch3 sk dc,sc in next dc* repeat from * to * until end. Join with slst into first sc.

Finishing Fasten off and weave in ends

Adding in the Accent Weave ribbon, i cord, or foundation chain through loops of last round and tie with a bow.


If you would like a pdf of this pattern click here.


I hope you enjoy this pattern and if you make them I would love to see your pictures. You can email me or post them on instagram @ribhuslughdiscovercrochet


Copyright:

© 2016 - RibhusLugh Discover Crochet - Charlie van de Graaf

If you make this item and sell it, please link to my website (ribhuslugh.com) and credit me (Charlie van de Graaf) as the designer. If you wish to post this pattern, please link back to the website.

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