This crochet shell baby hat is perfect for any baby!
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If you would like a bigger size hat, use a larger hook or make an increase round, or smaller hat, use a smaller hook or delete one of the increase rounds.
100% Cotton Pink and white yarn
sl st=slip stitch
baby 6-12 months, 16"-19" head cir., hat length=6.5-7"= I hook
Pink Cotton yarn
rnd 1. ch 5- slip stitch to form a ring,rnd 1. ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join with sl st. on top of ch 3. -12 sts.
rnd 2. ch 2, 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 2 counts as the first stitch, *2dc in next st., dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -36 sts.
rnd 4. ch 2, dc in the next st., 2dc in the next st., *dc in the next two stitches, 2dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -48 sts.
rnd 5. ch 2, 2dc in the next stitch, *skip 2 stitches, 3dc shell in the next stitch, *Repeat around, sl st in the chain 2. rnd 6. ch 2, *skip 2 stitches, 3dc in the next stitches, *Repeat around, 2dc in the last ch 2 space stitch, sl st in the beginning chain 2, sl st in the next stitch. rnd 7. ch 2, 2dc in the same same stitch as the chain 2, *skip the next two stitches, 3dc in the next stitch, *Repeat around, sl st in the ch 2. rnd 8. ch 2, *skip next 2 stitches, 3dc in the next stitch, *Repeat around, 2dc in the last ch 2 space stitch, sl st in the beginning ch 2, sl st in the next stitch, Repeat round 8, two more times for this baby size.
The trim of the hat, sl st, then single crochet around 3 times, this make the hat close to 6.5 inches long.
Flower: Cotton white and pink yarn H hook
Start with white yarn ch 5, join round with sl st.
rnd 1. 10 sc in the loop, join with the beginning sc with a sl st. rnd 2. Switch to pink yarn, sc in the same stitch, *ch 3, skip the next stitch, sc in the next st., *repeat until you have 5(3 chain spaces). rnd 3. *sl sl in the chain 3 space, ch 1, work 6 dc in the chain space 3, ch 1, sl st. in the previous sc, *repeat until you have 5(6 pedals) sl st.