Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Crochet Pigtail Hat Tutorial with Video




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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://www.amyscrochetpatterns.com/2015/05/crochet-mickey-mouse-hat-newborn-3.html

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:
H Hook
Red heart Medium Weight Multi Colored Yarn


Pigtail Hat Tutorial

Abbreviations:
ch=chain
sl st=slip stitch
sc=single crochet
dc=double crochet
If you make this for a larger or smaller hat then go by how long the inches are above with the hook size. For example if you make it for a larger hat then you may need to add an extra round of just dc or so to make it long enough or you may need to omit a dc round for a smaller hat, so it's not too big. 


My Daughter loves to wear pigtails so I made her this hat so she can wear a hat and have pigtails! I made it with a H hook and medium worsted yarn. This Hat can be done in all sizes, just adjust the hook size and length accordingly. If you need more assistance I uploaded an easy to follow along video! 
I made this child 3-10 yrs, head cir., 19"-20 1/2 "", hat length= 7.5"=H hook, Adjust the hook size for different sizes.
H hook
rnd 1: Start with White yarn, Work 11 dc in a Magic Circle, sl st on top of the chain 3. -11 dc
rnd 2. ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), work 2 dc in each dc around, -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, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the next 11 dc, hdc in the next 4, dc in the next 23, hdc in the next 4 dc, dc in the next 12 dc,  sl st to join. -55 dc 

rnd 7 Ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the next 11 dc, chain 4 (or you can chain more if you need more space for the pigtails), skip 4 stitch, dc in the next 23, chain 4, skip 4 stitch, dc in the next 12 dc,  sl st to join. -55 dc

rnd 8 Ch 3 (Counts as first Dc), dc in each dc around, but work 4 dc in the chain 4 and dc around and work 4 dc in the next ch 4 and finish dc in each dc around. sls to join.


rnds 9-11 ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), dc in each dc around, sl st on top ch 3. 


rnds 12-15 ch 3, (Counts as first Dc), *back post around dc, front post around dc, *Repeat around for total of 4 rounds. Sl st and fasten off and weave in ends. 


3 comments:

A Thousand Tears A Thousand Years said...

SO cute!!!! I've done like 7 of your messy bun ones and my friend's all love them. Thanks for the tutorial!

donna kopacki said...

i am attempting the pigtail beanie. head circumference is 19" and 5 1/2" from top to bottom of ear. which size would you recommend and hook size?. thank you.

Crochet Jewel said...

I would go with a G hook, like it says on top of the pattern

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