I am so excited to bring to you this cute little hat pattern. This pattern is the first release from Home made hats for the Designer's Potpourri Crochet-A-Long. This is also the first CAL that I have participated in as a designer. This cute hat can be made in an afternoon. I have made this pattern easy enough for everyone; beginners too!
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Berries and Bow Baby Hat
©Home made hats by Cheryl 1.2016
Materials: Red Heart #4 worsted weight yarn.
White & small amount of Red
This pattern is written in American Crochet Terms. This pattern fits 0/3 month old baby. Flat circle measurement at end of round 3 is 3.25 inches. Finished length of hat is 5 inches from top.
Stitches and Abbreviations Used:
dc - double crochet
mr - magic ring
sc - single crochet
ss - slip stitch
Bst - berry stitch: to make Bst, insert hook in designated chain or stitch, bring up loop, leaving loop on hook, chain 3 more sts, draw through last two loops on hook.
To begin, with I hook and white make mr, ch 2, 12 dc in ring. If you don’t know the magic ring method you can ch 3 and make 12 dc in 3rd ch from hook. Pull tail tight.
Round 2 - 2 dc in each stitch around (24 dc); join with ss in top of ch 2.
Round 3 - ch 2, *2 dc in next stitch, dc in next st, repeat from * around, join, ch 2(36 dc)
Rounds 4 thru 9 - dc in each stitch around, change to red, ch 1 do not fasten white off, you will be picking it back up in the next round.
Round 10 - sc in each stitch around (36 sc), join with ss, pick white back up, ch 1
Round 11 - sc, *Bst, sc around. (18 Bst, 18 sc), change to red, ch 1, join with ss to first sc
Round 12 - sc in each st around, fasten off, weave in ends.
Bow - With Red and I hook, chain 5, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch 1 turn.
Rows 2 - 10 sc in each chain across, ch 1 turn. (4 sc) Fasten off.
Wrap center of bow with yarn. I wrapped my bow about 10 to 15 times. Fasten off and secure bow to hat.
Donna from Articles of a Domestic Goddess will be bring you the next pattern on Monday, January 18, 2016. You can find Donna over on her blog by clicking the link above. A talented designer & blogger I am sure that she will create something lovely for all of you to make.
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