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Free EASY Crochet Newborn Baby Hat Pattern with Crochet Flower (How To Crochet a Baby Hat)

Easy Crochet Baby Hat Pattern perfect for beginners. I have added some photos to show you How to crochet a baby hat with this free easy crochet baby hat pattern finished off with a beautiful easy to crochet flower. 
How to crochet a Easy baby hat with Free crochet Baby hat pattern

Free crochet baby hat pattern (EASY ) by Lisa Auch  Crochet. Warning these crochet baby hats are addictive! 

For you to crochet this Cute free crochet baby hat pattern, I have provided a Step by Step easy to follow crochet pattern, with a photo tutorial, making this pattern ideal for beginners.

Making up these gorgeous hats is both fun and rewarding as you can change them to suit, for sizes very easily.

Using the basic beanie pattern, this is a gorgeous baby hat for the little princess or prince. 

I actually find myself making this hat the most when I am asked for a baby set, as it is so easy to add little embellishments of ribbon and decorations to take your crochet work to exceptional professional standards. 
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Making up these gorgeous hats is both fun and rewarding as you can change them to suit, for sizes very easily.

These Baby hats are based on the same basic pattern and principles used to make the basic crochet baby beanie pattern, this is finished just a little differently and makes such a gorgeous baby hat for the little princess or prince. 

I find myself making this hat the most when I am asked for a baby set, as it is so easy to add little embellishments of ribbon and decorations to take your crochet work to exceptional professional standards. 
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Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern with SHELL border - FREE crochet Pattern HERE 

Hat Pattern on this page (as shown in the lilac set above instead of the single crochet 4 rounds. 
I finished with a simple Shell of(5dcs) ) 

Booties A Baby Shoe Pattern HERE   

Please DO not be put off thinking these are unachievable for the beginner. 

In fact, they are PERFECT crochet projects for the beginner crocheter. 

The Pattern for the Basic Hat and flower  step by step photos and the written pattern starts here

The Crochet Baby Hat Pattern is Written in US term 

Hook 4.00mm (UK) 0-3 months and for small newborn follow the pattern and parts written in red and use a 3.50mm hook.

Double knit yarn.

Sizes; newborn, 0-3 months  

NOTE: 
Each round is joined with a slip stitch, chain 3 is not counted as part of the stitch counts per round. 
Special instructions:(always make a stitch in every base of chain 3 to start 
(this continues the shaping of the beanie.)

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Newborn head circumference of finished hat = 13 inches this hat will be stretchy as we are using Double Crochet (DC) 

Sizing for the baby hat - 0-3 months head circumference is 14 - 15 inches around 

Please be advised I crochet extremely loosely you may need to go up a hook size to achieve the measurements) SO check your width is correct at Rnd  4 


TO Start the hat 

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 12 DC into the first chain, or (Magic circle and 12 dc into the circle), 

slip stitch into top of ch3 (12)

Rnd 2:  Ch 2,

2 DC in every stitch around (increasing  in every stitch around)

Slip into the top of ch 2 to join (24)

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Rnd 3:  Ch2, (1st Dc in the base chain2 ), 2DC in next stitch,

*dc in next stitch, 2DC* in next * repeat around (you are increasing 1 at every 2nd stitch around) 

Slip into top of ch2 to join (36) (PIC 2)

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Rnd 4:  Ch3, (1st 2Dc in the base chain 3)

 *dc in next 2sts,  2DC in the next stitch* repeat ** around

 (you are increasing by 1 in every 3rd stitch around

 Slip into the top of ch2, to join (48) 

 at this point, your hat should  measure across (diameter) 

Newborn 4 inches across -   13 inches around

1-3 months 4.5 inches across - inches around 14 inches around  

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 NOTE: Newborn size work as follows but finish after you have worked round 9

JUMP TO Round 11 and complete hat from  rnd 11  onwards...

(you will have 12 rounds completed for a newborn ) 

Rnd  5 to Rnd 10: Ch2, starting in the base of Ch2, Dc in each stitch around(48)

(Your hat will be taking shape now) Slip into the top of ch2 to join on every round

Rnd 10- Rnd 14: (Ch1 at the beg of each round) Sc in each st around. Slip into the top of ch 1 to join

The finished length for the hat from top to bottom edge should be for NEWBORN is 5. inches 

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NOTE : The finished length for 0-3 months is 5.75 inches. 

If you need to add in an extra round please do so here. 

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How to Crochet a Simple crochet flower

Magic Circle
10SC into circle, slip st to join,
(or) 
Chain 3, 10 sc into 1st chain on hook, slip to join to top of Ch 3 (10sc)

 

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*Ch 2, slip into next stitch* repeat from ** around until you have 10 loops (if you want a 5 petal 6 petal just adjust by skipping stitches in between)

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Slip into st base of 1st loop and work chain 2,  3DC in loop for petal, 
ch2 slip into 1st loop. (first petal complete) 
slip into 2nd loop *chain3, 3 DC Chain 2, 
slip into base of petal loop and slip into start next petal*


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Continue working in each petal from ** around. finish off and weave in ends.
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To finish thread a simple ribbon through the last round of Double Crochet Posts
I usually leave a long tail to attach the flower to the hat. Or you can just leave without the Ribbon 

 

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Hat pictured is the newborn size of this pages pattern 

EASY Booties crochet pattern found on my website here 

More Sizes NOW Available

 

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Have you considered Making Crochet Hats for donating to the hospitals I like to make a few from the odd ends of yarn I have leftover and put them aside until I see a hospital shout that they are needing some baby hats for their maternity wards? 

The favorite Newborn hat for donating is the 

Easy Ribbed Crochet Baby Hat Pattern (BEGINNER FRIENDLY Crochet pattern with Photos) 




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