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Crocheted Baby Hat Pattern

A Simple Design with a Whimsical Touch

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Baby Grape Hat Pattern

Liven up the hat by crocheting more curly tassels in different colors.

© Erica Jackofsky

The Great Grape Baby Beanie

The simple addition of three curly tassels adds a touch of whimsy to this crochet baby beanie. The entire design, including the tassels, is worked from single crochet stitches. This makes it a perfect project for the crocheter that’s new to hats.

If this is your first circular crochet project then you may wish to read the Crocheting in the Round article before you begin.

Skill Level: Easy

Materials
Yarn:
1 skein for all sizes of Knit Picks, Swish Worsted [100% superwash merino wool; 110 yards; 50 grams], Color “Eggplant”

20 yards of Knit Picks, Swish Worsted [100% superwash merino wool; 110 yards; 50 grams], Color "Peapod"

To make a yarn substitution for this project look for another washable fiber in a worsted weight. You’ll need approximately 28 to 45 grams of your main color and 9 grams of your coordinating color.

Crochet Hook:
US G / 4.5mm crochet hook
Adjust hook size as necessary to achieve gauge listed below.

Extras:
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

Gauge:
16 single crochet = 4” (4 single crochet per inch)

Finished Sizes:
Preemie/12” (Baby/14”, Toddler/16”)

Crochet Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

* = a repeat in the pattern
ch = chain
rep = repeat
rnd = round
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp = space
st(s) = stitch(es)


Baby Beanie Pattern
Ch 4, sl st into 1st ch to join rnd.

Foundation Rnd: Ch 1, 8 sc into center of rnd, sl st to 1st sc to end rnd -- 8 sc.

Rnd 1: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), sc in same st, *2 sc in next st; rep from * around, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 16 sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), sc in same st, sc in next st, *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 24 sc.

Rnd 3: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), sc in same st, sc in next 2 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 32 sc.

Rnd 4: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), sc in same st, sc in next 3 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 40 sc.

Rnd 5: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), sc in same st, sc in next 4 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 48 sc.

Size 12”/Preemie – Proceed to Work Even section.

Rnd 6: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 56 sc.

Size 14”/Baby – Proceed to Work Even section.

Rnd 7: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), sc in same st, sc in next 6 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * around, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 64 sc.

Size 16”/Toddler – Proceed to Work Even section.


Work Even – All Sizes After Increases
Even Rnd: Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), sc in each st around, sl st to beginning ch to end -- 48 (56, 64) sc.

Repeat Even Rnd until hat measures 4.5 (5.5, 6),” or until desired length.

Fasten off and weave in ends.


Long Tassel
Ch 31 loosely. 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 3 sc in each ch to end of row -- 90 sc. Fasten off. Don’t cut or weave in ends.

Medium Tassel
Ch 26 loosely. 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 3 sc in each ch to end of row -- 75 sc. Fasten off. Don’t cut or weave in ends.

Short Tassel
Ch 21 loosely. 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 3 sc in each ch to end of row -- 60 sc. Fasten off. Don’t cut or weave in ends.


Finishing
Use your crochet hook to pull the tail ends of each tassel through the center top of hat. Secure and weave in ends inside the hat.

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