Monday, October 24, 2011

Crochet Striped Boy Hat

Crochet Striped Boy Hat

This simple crochet stripes hat will look great on your child and keep your child's head warm! This hat is done with a medium worsted yarn. 


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Newborn Bulky Hat, instead of a D hook, Use a J hook with this pattern: http://www.amyscrochetpatterns.com/2015/01/crochet-baby-0-3-months-football-hat.html, when the increase stops, then continue the pattern as written in this pattern with the J hook. 

Supplies:
H hook
Red heart blue, cream,green, and brown yarn

Abbreviations:
ch=chain
dc=double crochet
sl st=slip stitch

This is for a 6 year old boy, with a 19 inch circumference head. It will fit like a fitted beanie hat.

Instructions:
H hook, blue yarn to start
rnd 1: Work 11 dc in a Magic Circle, sl st on top of the chain 3. -11 dc
Video on a Double Crochet Magic Circle:

rnd 2. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each dc around. join with sl st on top of chain 3. -22 dc
rnd 3. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), *2dc in next dc, dc in the next dc, Repeat from *around, join with sl st. -33 dc
rnd 4. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the next dc, 2dc in the next dc, *dc in the next two dc, 2dc in the next dc, Repeat from *around, join with sl st. -44 dc

rnd 5. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the 2 next two dc, 2dc in the next dc, *dc in the next 3 dc, 2dc in the next dc. Repeat from * around, join with sl st. -55 dc
rnd 6. ch 3, *dc in the each dc around, *repeat, until about 4 1/2 inches
When the hat reaches, 4 1/2 inches I changed the color to brown yarn using a H hook, with sl st. for one round, ch 2, dc in each stitch around for that round.
The next round, changed the color to green yarn, with sl st. ch 2, dc in each stitch around for that round.
The next round, changed the color to cream yarn, with sl st. ch 2, dc in each stitch around for that around.
The last two rounds, I used blue yarn again, ch 2, dc in each stitch around for those rounds.
fasten off and weave in the ends.
The length is 7  inches long.



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