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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Crochet Blues Clues Hat (Newborn-Adult Sizes)


Enjoy this Blue's Clues Hat Pattern!


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My daughter loves watching Blues Clues! I made her this Blues Clues Dog Crochet hat for her and she loves wearing it!


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Crochet Hat sizes with this Double crochet pattern
Newborn baby head circumference, 13" - 14", Hat height = 5.5 to 6"= D hook, If you want to have a bulky hat, use this pattern here with a J hook: http://crochetjewel.com/?p=14362
Baby 3 to 6 months, Head Cir, 14" - 17 ", Hat height= 6.5 - 7"=E hook, 
baby 6-12 months, 16"-19" head cir., hat length=6.5-7"=F hook,
toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18"-20" head cir., hat length=7" =G hook, 
child 3-10 yrs, head cir., 19"-20 1/2 "", hat length= 7.5"=H hook, 
teens, head cir., 20 1/2"-22", hat length, 7.5-8"=I hook, 
Adult women, 21.5"-22.5", hat length, 8"= J

Supplies: 
Light Blue, dark blue, white, and blue yarn
H hook, G hook, Yarn needle

Abbreviations: dc=double crochet sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch ch=chain, hdc=half double crochet,

Made this for a toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18"-20" head cir., hat length=7" =G hook

Instructions:
G hook
light blue yarn

How to Crochet a Double Crochet Hat Video:


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
rnds 6-desired length (lengths are listed above), Ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in each dc around, sl st to join. -55 dc, Repeat this until your hat reaches 7 inches or for your desired hat size and length. Fasten off and Weave in the ends.) 

Ear flaps: If you would like to add ear flaps
Make 2
G hook, light blue yarn


1st ear flap, you can slip stitch onto the side of the hat with your light blue yarn, begin the dc stitches, (like to have the seam in the back of the hat, so I do the ear flap on the side of the hat)


2nd flap, fold hat in half and sl st in dc directly across from the last dc from the other ear flap. follow directions below for both ear flaps.




Row 1. ch 2, dc in the next 11 dc stitches, turn. -11 sts
Row 2. ch 2, dc2tog. dc in the next 6 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st. turn. -9
Row 3. ch 2, dc2tog, dc in the next 4 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st., turn. -7
Row 4. ch 2, dc2tog, dc in the next 2 stitches. dc2tog. dc in the last st. turn. -5
Row 5. ch 2, dc2tog twice, dc in last st. cut yarn and pull through -3


The braid from the center of the ear flap at the bottom, I hook, use dark blue yarn, with a sl st in the center of the bottom of the ear flap and chain 30, and sl st it off and cut yarn.


  
Eyes:
H hook
white yarn
Make 2
chain 6, hdc in the 2nd chain from the hook, hdc in the next 3 chains, 3hdc in the last chain, don't turn, work on the opposite side.
hdc in the next 3 stitches, 2hdc in the next stitch, keep working around, hdc in the next 5 stitches, 2hdc in the next stitch, slip stitch in the next stitch, fasten off.
Place the ears close together, only .25 inch apart.


Pupils: dark blue or black

Make 2,
H hook
ch 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook. (5sc) sl st. fasten off
Place the pupils on the bottom of the eyes, sew the eyes above the nose.

Ears:

2hdctog=2 half double crochet together decrease
H hook, light blue yarn
Row 1. chain 8, hdc in the 2nd chain from the hook, turn -7sts
Rows 2-10. *ch 1, hdc in each stitch across, turn -7sts
Row 11. ch 1,  2hdc in the first stitch, hdc in each stitch across, 2hdc in the last stitch, turn (9sts)
Row 12. ch 1, hdc in each stitch across, turn, (9sts)
Row 13. ch 1, 2hdc in the first stitch, hdc in each stitch across, 2hdc in the last stitch, turn (11sts)
Rows 14-15. ch 1, hdc in each stitch across, turn, (11sts)
Row 16. ch 1, 2hdctog decrease, hdc in each stitch across, 2hdctog decrease, turn (9sts)
Row 17. ch 1, 2hdctog decrease, hdc in each stitch across, 2hdctog decrease, turn (7sts)
Row 18. ch 1, 2hdctog decrease, hdc in each stitch across, 2hdctog decrease, turn (5sts)
Row 19. ch 1, 2hdctog decrease, hdc in each stitch across, 2hdctog decrease, turn (3sts) fasten off. Place the ears on the side of the hat on top.

Nose:

picot stitch (find how on YouTube) chain 3, slip stitch in the 3rd chain from the hook
H hook
dark blue yarn
ch 6, work sc in the 2nd chain from the hook and sc each stitch across, turn (5sts)
Row 1. ch1,  hdc in the first stitch, slip stitch in the next stitch, picot stitch in the next stitch, slip stitch in the next stitch, hdc in the last stitch, sl st. fasten off. (5sts) Place the nose center below the eyes.

Spots:
Make 6 or how many you would like
H hook, blue yarn
chain 2, 5sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st. (5sts)
Row 1. work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st. (10sts) Place some spots on the ears and face.

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