Baby Hat and Booties Free Crochet Patterns (NEWBORN)

Free Crochet Baby Hat and Booties Pattern EASY and beginner-friendly!

EASY simple baby hat and booties Beginner friendly FREE crochet Patterns

You can make this crocheted baby hat and bootie set in any colours you wish.

The little hat is also a perfect size to crochet and donate to Charity.  

But Please NOTE There are a few guidelines for donating hats to hospitals so you can read how to crochet a baby hat to donate to hospitals here. 

 I love to make several and collect them all together and deliver them when the local hospital puts a call out for newborn baby hats.  

Both Crochet and Knitted Baby Hats.  

I also have a simple Easy knit baby hat pattern

Knitted Baby Hat for Donating to a cause - FREE knitting PAttern HERE 

These crocheted baby hats and bootie baby sets always sell well at craft fairs. 

They really are easy and fast crochet projects to make up. 

I have also been asked several times to make the bootie and hat set for a pregnancy reveal for grandparents. 

I  bought some Beautiful small Cardboard Boxes from (AF* Link)

The Baby hat and booties fit in perfectly with the scan. 

What a wonderful way to announce to the most important people in your world

Baby hat and booties crochet patterns free

Ellas NO Cuff Baby Hat and Booties a FREE Crochet Pattern for Newborn Hat and Booties

This crochet Pattern is written in US term

I have now included sizing for newborns and 0-3 months for the crocheted baby hat and booties. Please read ALL the Pattern instructions. 

Crochet a newborn Hat to fit Newborn 
circumference = 12- 12.5 inches, 
Crown Diameter / flat circle after increase rounds = 4.0' inches

Crochet a Baby hat to fit 0-3 months 
Hat circumference 13-13.5' inches,
Crown Diameter /flat circle after increase rounds = 4.45 - 4.75 inches

Bootie Size 
NEWBORN - 3.5″ Length of the foot and use 4mm (G) hook and Double Knit yarn

Booties Size 
0-3 months - 4.0' Length of foot and Use Aran weight and a 4.00mm hook

Abbreviations used: 

  • ch- Chain
  • hdc - Half Double Crochet 
  • ext hdc2tog - Work 2 extended half double crochet together 
  • dc - double crochet 
  • slst - Slip Stitch 

Booties (Make 2)

ch 10.

Rnd 1: Work 3 hdc in 3rd ch from the hook, 
1 hdc in each of the next 6 sts,
 6 hdc in the last chain. (Pull tight to close )
working back along the opposite side of the chain sts just worked,
1 hdc in each of the next 6 stitches, 
3 hdc in the last chain.
sl st to the top of the 3rd ch at the start of the row. (24)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 hdc in the base of starting ch (Counts as 2 hdc in the first space)
2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts,
1 hdc in next 6 sts,
2 dc in each of the next 6 sts,
1 hdc in each of the next 6 sts,
2 hdc in each of the last three stitches. 
Sl st to top of ch at the start. (36)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, 1 sc all around in back loops only,
Sl st to 1st top of chain to close. (36)

Rnd 4: Ch 1. Make the First stitch into the BASE of the Chain,
1 sc in the next 12 sts,
ext-hdc2tog 7 times over the next 14 sts,
1 sc in the next 10 sts, Slst to ch to close. (29)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, 1 hdc in next 10 stitches,
ext-hdc2tog (TWICE) 2dc2tog (TWICE), ext- hdc2tog (TWICE),
1 hdc in next 7 sts.
Sl st to ch to close. (23)

Rnd 6:
Ch 1. 1 sc in next 9 stitches,
dc2tog (TWICE),
ext- hdc2tog, 1 sc in next 6sts.Sl st close. (19)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, 1 sc all around, slip stitch to join. (19 sts)

Rnd 8: Ch1,( slip st into next st, ch1)Repeat around slipping into ch1 at the start. 

Fasten off and weave in ends to finish. 


Rnd 1: Chain 4, work 12 Dc (double crochet) into the FIRST chain on the hook.
slip into the 3rd chain from start to join pull tight to close.

Rnd 2: chain 2, 2dc in same space, 2Dc into each stitch around, slip to join (24)

Rnd 3: Ch2, 2dc in base of ch , *1dc in next, 2dc in next* repeat * to* around, slip to join (36)

Rnd 4: Ch2, starting in the base of the ch, *2dc, dc in next 6sts* repeat *to* around, slip to join ( 42)

Rnd 5 to Rnd 9: Ch2, dc in each stitch around, slip to join (42)

Rnd 10: ch1, sc in each stitch around. slip to join (42)

Rnd 11: (Ch1, slip stitch into next space) Repeat ( ) around for a decorative finish.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Easy Crochet BOW for the Hat and Booties 

Chain 10 (leave enough of a length of yarn to create the Chain TIE later)
slip into the FIRST chain on hook (1 tie made)
Chain 10 Slip into the First chain on hook (In same space as above)
Return to the beginning length and Pull up a Loopthrough The SAME place as before,
Create 6 ch sts. FASTEN OFF 


 This little hat and Booties would match my Newborn Crochet Baby Dress Pattern (FREE) 

free crochet newborn dress pattern lisaauch

    you can find the pattern HERE 

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How about adding in a NEWBORN CROCHET CARDIGAN (beginner-friendly pattern ) to the Hat and booties to make the perfect coming home set for Baby 

See the Newborn Cardigan Pattern HERE

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