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Baby Crochet Sun Hat

Free baby crochet sun hat pattern, these little hats are great for keeping the sun off babies heads and necks.

I have started with a basic his and hers beanie hat crown instructions and then added a brim,  but you can use a variety of crochet stitches between the crown and brim to make the hat.

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If you use a variegate (random for UK) it will compliment my baby jump suit pattern as well.

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The baby crochet sun hat is one of many of my babies and children patterns that I have written and I hope you enjoy browsing this category.

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Free Baby Crochet Sun Hat Pattern UK

Pattern Number CNC416

Skill Level: Easy

Abbreviations UK
RS.       Right Side
ch.       Chain
htr.      Half Treble Crochet

tr.        Treble Crochet
rpt.      Repeat

ss.       Slip Stitch
FLO.    Front Loop Only

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Size to fit:   3-6 month Baby

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

35 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in colour 1
20 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in colour 2

4.00mm crochet hook

You can for a:-
Newborn baby use a 3.00mm hook
0-3 month use a 3.50mm hook
6-12 month use a 4.50mm hook.

TENSION – 4tr & 2.5 rows measures approx 1 inch

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UK INSTRUCTIONS:

Worked in rounds without turning throughout.

Make 6ch, join with a ss to form a ring, (RS) 3ch, work 16tr into ring, join with ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (16tr + 3ch)

Second Round – (Inc row) 3ch, 2tr into each tr to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (32tr + 3ch)

Third Round – (Inc row) 3ch, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (48tr + 3ch)

Fourth Round – (Inc row) 3ch, * 2tr in next tr, 1tr in each of next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (64tr + 3ch)

Fifth Round – 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row.

Rpt Fifth Round until 12 rounds have been worked in all, work should measure 5.5 from crown. Fasten off.

Work should measure 5.5 from crown.

Brim – Join in colour 2, working into FLO for this row, make 2ch, work 2htr into each tr to end, ss to top of 2ch on beginning of row. (128htr + 2ch)

Starting with 2ch, work 2 rounds of 1htr into each htr to end, ss to top of 2ch on beginning of round. Fasten off.

Chain Tie – Using colour 2, make 91ch, ss into 2nd ch from hook, ss into each ch to end. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off all loose end of yarn, thread chain tie through the third tr row above the brim, cross over the ends and secure, add a small novelty button to decorate.

USA format below:-

Babies hats are really quick to make and are great to sell at bazaars summer fairs etc. or make for local charities, but I have many more so you can choose from my pebbles baby hatsbutterfly baby beanie or crisscross bonnet.

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Free Baby Crochet Sun Hat Pattern USA

Pattern Number CNC416

Skill Level: Easy

Abbreviations USA
RS.       Right Side
ch.        Chain
hdc.       Half Double Crochet

dc.         Double Crochet
rpt.        Repeat

sl st.      Slip Stitch
FLO.      Front Loop Only

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc

Size to fit:   3-6 month Baby

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

35 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 1
20 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3

4.00mm crochet hook

You can for a:-
Newborn baby use a 3.00mm hook
0-3 month use a 3.50mm hook
6-12 month use a 4.50mm hook.

GAUGE – 4dc & 2.5 rows measures approx 1 inch

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USA INSTRUCTIONS:

Worked in rounds without turning throughout.

ch6, join with a sl st to form a ring, (RS) ch3, work 16dc in ring, join with sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (16dc + ch3)

Second Round – (Inc row) ch3, 2dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (32dc + ch3)

Third Round – (Inc row) ch3, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (48dc + ch3)

Fourth Round – (Inc row) ch3, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (64dc + ch3)

Fifth Round – ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.

Rpt Fifth Round until 12 rounds have been worked in all, work should measure 5.5 from crown. Fasten off.

Brim – Join in color 2, working in FLO for this row, ch2, work 2hdc in each dc to end, sl st to top of ch2 on beginning of row. (128hdc + ch2)

Starting with ch2, work 2 rounds of 1hdc in each hdc to end, sl st to top of ch2 on beginning of round. Fasten off.

Chain Tie – Using color 2, ch91, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in each ch to end. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off all loose end of yarn, thread chain tie through the third dc row above the brim, cross over the ends and secure, add a small novelty button to decorate.

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