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Crochet Baby Ribbed Puff Stitch Hat with Earflaps Pattern 0-3 months

Since my grandson has been born I have been obsessed with crocheting for him. We Live in Scotland and much as it is beautiful it is freezing. Having a crochet hat is mandatory headwear. 

crochet baby ribbed hat pattern free earflaps

I was surprised by the reception these infant crochet hats have received. 
People have just loved to see the wee one all adorned in his crochet outfits.
 I do believe there is nothing sweeter than a newborn in crocheted items. 

All cosied up in their prams out for a brisk walk in the fresh air.

This is the next size up in the Puff Stitch ribbed Baby earflap hat pattern.

I have recently welcomed a little grandson into the world who has blown every sizing chart I had out the water! 

So I have written some new newborn baby infant crochet hat patterns and released them on the website for FREE, but you can also

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I have many crochet patterns available on my website which can help you make gorgeous little sets like this pink one 
Hat is Olivers Original Ribbed Hat 
Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern 
Baby Booties 

crochet baby set free crochet pattern


He is now 3 months old and a whopping 15lbs. I have had to adjust many of my 'Newborn' hat patterns, and I have now added in a 1-3 months stage.

If you are looking for the small NEWBORN 
size please visit my pattern on my site HERE 


The Puff stitch is quite stretchy so it allows for a lot of growth. As he grows I will be adding in the patterns for the next sizes.  


Measurements: 0-3 months Crown diameter at end of Round 3 should measure 4.25 inches across.

Hat circumference 13-14 inches I am an extremely LOOSE crocheter so if you need to you may find going up a hook will help you achieve size)

6. 00mm Hook James C Brett Top Value Chunky

I have also made this hat using 2 strands of Marriner Super soft Baby worked together and a 6.50 mm hook

 

Abbreviations:

Abbreviations US terms

Ch-chain Dc-double crochet Tr-treble crochet FPDC-front post-Double Crochet

Slst-slip stitch Dc2togcluster – 2 double crochet in the SAME stitch Decrease these 2 together

Rep-repeat

Notes:

Read Pattern instructions carefully before starting to crochet.

Rnd 5 to Round 7: (for smaller baby finish here) for Larger 10lb+ baby add one more Row HERE

and finish on around 8 )


SIZE: 1 – 3 Months (If you want NEWBORN SIZE Please visit my website HERE


Chain 3, Work 12 DC into the first chain. Pull tight to close (12)


Rnd 2: Ch2, 2 DC in base of ch2, 2DC in next stitch, *1dc in next, 2DC in nxt* Repeat around (24)


Rnd 3: Ch2, 2DC in base of ch2, Dc in next 2 sts st, 2DC in next stitch, *1 dc in next 2 stitches, 2DC in nxt* Repeat around (36)


Rnd 4: Ch2 1 DC in base of ch 2, 1Front Ppost DCCluster around post of previous rounds DC,

1 HDC in NEXT stitch,

(18 HDC 18 FPDouble Crochet Clusters) (36)


Rnd 5 to Round 7: Ch2 1 DC in base of ch 2, 1 Front Post DcCluster around 

previous rounds FPDCCluster POSTS, 1 HDC in NEXT stitch,* repeat ** around (18 HDC, 18 FPDCClusters)

(for the smaller baby finish here) for Larger 10lb+ add one more Row HERE

and finish on around 8 )


Round 8 0r 9 depending: Ch1, SC in Back loops only around, slip to join


How to Crochet the Earflaps:

ROW 1: Ch1 1 sc in same stitch as ch 1 SC in next 6sts TURN (7)

ROW 2: Ch1 SC2tog SC in each stitch, until end, TURN ( 6)

Row 3: Ch1 SC2tog SC in each stitch, until end, TURN (5)

Row 4: Ch1 SC2tog SC in each stitch, until end, TURN (4)

Row 5: Ch1, SC2 tog, SC in each stitch until end, TURN (3)

Row 6: Row 5: Ch1, SC2 tog, SC in each stitch until end, TURN (3)


Fasten off


With back of hat facing you skip 14sts from first SC of other earflap rejoin Yarn.

ROW 1: Ch1 1 SC in same stitch as ch 1 SC in next 6sts TURN (7)

ROW 2: Ch1 SC2tog SC in each stitch, until end, TURN ( 6)

Row 3: Ch1 SC2tog SC in each stitch, until end, TURN (5)

Row 4: Ch1 SC2tog SC in each stitch, until end, TURN (4)

Row 5: Ch1, SC2 tog, SC in each stitch until end, TURN (3)

Row 6: Row 5: Ch1, SC2 tog, SC in each stitch until end, TURN (2)

DO NOT FATEN OFF


HAT TIES AND BORDER

WE are going to crochet the Ties and final Border WORKED IN 1 Whole PIECE

Please Make SURE Right SIDE of the HAT is facing towards you as you work


Chain 41, Slip Stitch into 2nd chain from hook and slip stitch the way BACK along the chain 

you have just created, (1st TIE completed)

Slip stitch into the last row of earflap and continue to work in SC evenly spaced UP the side of the

earflap towards the brim of the hat,

Once you reach the Brim Stitches Sc, 

Back Loop along to NEXT EARFLAP,

SC evenly Alongside of Earflap and when at the bottom of earflap,

chain 41,


Slip Stitch, in 2nd chain from hook a din each chain you have just made, back towards earflap, 

Slip to join to the side of earflap

and then continue with SC evenly up the side of Earflap.

slip to join to brim working in Back Loops only,

Work to next earflap and finish off working downside of ear flap to FIRST TIE WORKED, 

slip to join.

Fasten off and Weave in Ends.


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