Enjoy this Baby Mickey Mouse Hat! If you have a baby on the way or know someone who does, this is a perfectly cute hat!
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Abbreviations: dc=double crochet sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch ch=chain,Use a larger hook for a larger hat or make an increase.
Newborn baby head circumference: 13" - 14", Hat height = 5.5 to 6"= J hook,
Two ways to start this Hat with a Magic Circle or Do Rnd 1:
Here is a Magic Circle with Double Crochet Video, then Continue on to Rnd 2: or Do Rnd 1: Instead of the Magic Circle:
rnd 1: Black yarn, ch 5- slip stitch to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as a Dc), 11 dc in the ring, join with sl st. on top of ch 3. -12 sts.
rnd 2. ch 3, dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each st. around. join with sl st on top of chain 2. -24 sts.
rnd 3. ch 3 counts as the first stitch, *2dc in next st., dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -36 sts. rnds 4-9. ch 3, dc in each stitch around until hat reaches 5 inches or finish with 9 Rounds. sl st, fasten off.
Ears: Make 2, G hook
Video on the Magic Circle, Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in the Magic Circle, sl st.
rnd 2. 2sc in each stitch around. sl st. (10sc)
rnd 3. sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next st., sl st. (15sc) rnd 4. sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next st., sl st. fasten off. (20sc) Attach the Ears on top of the hat about 1 inch apart.
If you want to use this Pattern for Stripes Newborn Hat:
Use the Hat Pattern up above, Just Alternate with The Color of yarn of your choice for the 1st round with a slip stitch and the next color of choice for the next round with a slip stitch, and alternate between the two colors for a striped hat!