Newborn Hat with Lace Design, Free Crochet Pattern

Newborn Hat with Lace Design, Free Crochet Pattern

Here is a tiny hat for a newborn angel! 

It's simple and quick to make. It takes a very small amount of yarn.

And it looks absolutely darling! 

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Newborn Hat with Lace Design Crochet Pattern

Olga Poltava © April, 2018

This pattern is my own design and it cannot be distributed in any form. You are welcome to make items for sale or personal use from this pattern

This pattern is written using the US crochet terminology.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Size: Newborn

Finished Measurements: about 11 inches in circumference, 5 inches in height  

Materials:

US hook size F/5 (3.75 mm) 

Baby sport 100% acrylic yarn, about 50 yards (I used Beehive Baby Sport by Patons)

Gauge: first 4 rounds = 3.5 inches

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Abbreviations:

ch chain

sc single crochet

sl st slip stich

dc double crochet

hdc half double crochet

dc2-tog: two double crochets finished together

dc3-tog: three double crochets finished together

* * instructions between asterisks should be repeated as many times as there are stitches to accommodate them or as many times as stated.

Magic ring.

Round 1: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), 11 dc in ring; join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch-3. (12 dc)

Round 2: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each dc around; join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch-3. (24 dc)

Round 3: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc in same st as joining, dc in next dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc* around; join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch-3. (36 dc)

Round 4: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc in same st as joining, dc in next 2 dc, *2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc* around; join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch-3. (48 dc)

 

Round 5: ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, *sc in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc, (dc, ch 2, dc) all in next dc, ch 2, skip next 2 dc* around; join with sl st to 1st sc. 

Round 6: sl st to ch-2 space between next 2 dc, ch 2, dc2-tog in same ch-2 space (counts as 1st dc3-tog), (ch 2, dc3-tog, ch 2, dc3-tog) all in same ch-2 space, *ch 1, (dc3-tog, ch 2, dc3-tog, ch 2, dc3-tog) all in ch-2 space between next 2 dc* around; join with hdc to top of beginning dc3-tog (this brings yarn and hook in position for the next round). 

Round 7: ch 4 (counts as 1st dc and ch 1), {dc in next ch-2 space, ch 1} twice, *dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1, {dc in next ch-2 space, ch 1} twice* around; join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch-4. 

Round 8: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc in next ch, *dc in next dc, dc in next ch* around; join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning ch-3. 

Rounds 9-12 : repeat Rounds 5-8.

Fasten off. 

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