The Easy crochet booties pattern is simple to follow and so quick to make.
The crochet baby bonnet (Free Crochet Pattern) is easy to make too, making this an ideal baby shower gift set.
This little bonnet is so easy to make and takes no time at all. (for making bigger than the stated, just add another round of increases, following the sequence)
I used a 4.00 uk (G6) steel hook
US crochet terms used.
DK / Red Heart Baby Soft
sizes preemie newborn, 0-3 months written in ( )
Preemie (back of head diameter 3 inches across)
small newborn Head circumference 12"-13" Back of Head diameter across 4"
0-3 months use a 4.50mm (7) hook Head circumference13"-14", Back of Head diameter across 4.5"
Ribbon to finish off
or alternative start (Ch4 work 13 dc into 1st chain )
RND 1: CH 3 , make 13 dcs, (14), (15) in circle. Slip stitch to top of beginning CH 3 to join – do NOT turn.
RND 2: CH 3, DC in same stitch, 2 DCs in each stitch around; slip stitch to top of beginning CH 3 to join (28) (30) (32 DCs). Do NOT turn.
RND 3: ch3 *dc in next st, 2dc in next st* in each stitch around. (note: for PREEMIE SIZE skip to PURPLE Highlighted in next round ) slip stitch to top of beginning CH 3 to join
RND 4: ch3, *2dc in the first stitch, dc in the next 2 stitches*, repeat around,leaving last 3 DCs unworked. CH 1, turn. DO NOT JOIN.
Check back of head diameter
Row 5: SC in each DC of previous row, around to last worked stitch of previous round, CH 3, turn
Row 6: DC in each SC around, CH 1, turn
Repeat Row 5 and Row 6 to complete
(9 Rows for Preemie)
(11 Rows for newborn)
(13 Rows for bigger baby size)
Bottom Of Bonnet (neckline) Same for every size
Row 1: Slip stitch in corner; CH 1, turn to work on bottom of bonnet around neck — work evenly around neckline in SC to end of row (including unworked DCs of Row 2 (in centre back of bonnet).Make sure this is an even number of stitches along the neck edge.
Row 2: ch1, turn, SC to end.
Row 3: ch2, turn, *skip 1 stitch, ch1, sc in next* repeat ** along edge and finish off.
Working around the front of the hat – **CH 2, slip stitch in next stitch. Repeat from ** across the front to opposite corner.
weave in and secure all loose ends, either with a ribbon or chain a simple crochet cord ( see below) thread through the chain1 space of last round.
Or you can make a cord by
CH 25 desired length for tie, enough to thread through the ch 1 spaces and to loosely tie under chin. slip stitch back along 24 sts, and fasten off. (Or if preferred you can skip this part and just thread through a ribbon to finish off like I do
Weave in all ends
turn back front edge an secured lightly with stitching.
Crochet Pattern for Baby Booties
Start with Ch26
ROW 2 - 3: HDC in each hdc across row (25 hdc). ch 2, turn.
ROW 8 (finish for Boys)
Finish off. ~Fold piece in half and stitch up using yarn and big needle
|Vintage booties Pattern can be found HERE|
If you are new to adding ruffles or 'poof' as I like to call them I suggest watching the Video . Every Bonnet I make I may Change where I want the ruffles to be. Or I may change how many shells of 1 stitch I do.
On this page How to make a crochet Babys Bonnet with free easy baby crochet cap patterns. These gorgeous baby bonnets are so easy to crochet, and can be made...