I made this hat for my 3 year old daughter so she could wear it for the fall months when it gets chilly. She loves pumpkins and I think this hat will look so cute on her. She didn't want to pose for pictures so I had to use this mannequin head. This hat can be done in all sizes.
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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,
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
Red Heart Love Green and Orange Yarn
H and G hooks
sl st=slip stitch
I made this for my Almost 3 year old!
How to Crochet a Double Crochet Hat Video:
rnd 1: Start with Green yarn, 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. Switch to Orange yarn with a sl st. 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 6-15: ch 3 (Counts as first Dc), Dc in the next dc, *front post dc, dc in the next two dc, *Repeat around, sl st, *Repeat for 11 rounds.
rnds 16-17. *sc in each dc around, sl st, *Repeat twice. Fasten off. Weave in the ends.
Stem: Green yarn, G hook
chain 2, work 5 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st 5 sc
rnd 2. work 2 sc in each sc around, sl st -10 sc
rnds 3-7. sc in each sc around, *Repeat for 5 rounds. sl st. Fasten off. Attach the stem on top of the hat.
Curly Stem Leaves: Make 2, G hook, Green yarn
chain 16, sc in 2nd chain from the hook, sc in each chain across, Fasten off. Sew both stem leaves on each side of the stem, and curl it with your hook.