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How to crochet an EASY Newborn Infant Beanie Crochet Hat Pattern FREE

Newborn Baby Beanie Hat Pattern by LisaAuch Crochet. This is a free baby hat crochet pattern and tutorial to help you crochet a newborn beanie. 

Easy FREE crochet Patterns Baby Beanie hat Perfect for Donating to hospitals
Easy Baby Beanie Crochet Hat Pattern

Coming out of the hospital newborn babies must be kept cozy and warm as they can rapidly lose weight.
And nothing is cuter than a newborn baby wearing crocheted baby hats.

If you are a beginner and would like to see how to crochet an easy baby hat made from a crocheted rectangle Please visit m popular Page - How to Crochet an Easy Baby Hat 

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The stretchiness of the infant crochet hat pattern means it is also perfect for donating baby hats to hospitals.
Keeping a little crochet beanie on them is advised.
After posting a recent image of a crocheted baby set I had been asked to crochet for a newborn infant to leave the hospital in.
My daughter requested a few of these little newborn crochet hats, for my grandson to wear, especially in the first week. 

As you will know I LOVE the Newborn baby Ribbed Hat Pattern, which is an easy beginner-friendly baby hat pattern as it is worked in a rectangle and then the seams are sewn together.
I am often asked what type of crochet hat I recommend to crochet for a newborn just coming out of the hospital.
I have 2 favourite crochet baby hats for newborns.
The Simple Crochet Baby Beanie Pattern(On this Page )  and The Newborn Ribbed Hat Crochet Pattern 
Newborn baby Beanie hat Crochet Pattern FREE
The Easy Newborn Crochet Baby Hat Pattern 

The Newborn baby hat is crocheted in row, working into the back loops of the previous rows. The Baby Hat  has a roll-up brim so it easily adapts to the changing sizes required for newborns and lasts a newborn baby afew months.

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Easy Newborn Baby hat pattern For Doating to Hospitals 
But I must admit I DO LOVE the simple Easy Crochet Baby Beanie Hat because its so easy to crochet, I can make a few of these in a night watching the TV, or a movie so they are a super fast crochet project. 

Can I make this baby hat bigger . Yes you can. 
I have now been asked to add in 0-3 months sizing for this same hat pattern 

0-3 months Baby Beanie hat Sizes - Use a 5.00 mm Hook and Aran Weight 
RECOMMENDED Circumference of HAT =13- 13,5 inches
Make SURE your last increacing rounds measure Crochet HAT Diameter which should measure = 4.5 inch approx
And your last ROW should Measure HAT height  = 5.5-6 inches 

NEWBORN Baby HAT SIZE 

  • RECOMMENDED Circumference of HAT = 12 INCHES (with a little ability  to stretch) 
  • Crochet Diameter should measure  = 3.5- 4 inches 
  •  HAT height  = 4.5 - 5.5
NOTE: I am an extremely LOOSE crocheter PLEASE check your measurements at the crown diameter (measure across the circle after increasing rounds. 

Materials You will need to crochet the Newborn baby beanie Pattern 

I have added in some photos to be able to assist the beginner crocheter to help you crochet a baby beanie

Newborn Beanie CROCHET Baby HAT PATTERN - Megans Newborn Hat by LisaAuch Crochet 

Rnd 1: Ch4, work 12 Dc (double crochet) into the FIRST chain on hook.

slip into the 3rd chain from start to join pull tight to close.


Rnd 2: chain 2, dc in same space,  2Dc into each stitch around, 

slip to join  (24)

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Rnd 3: Ch2,  (2dc, 1dc) repeat around slip to join (36) 

  • NEWBORN - crown diameter will be approx 3.75 - 4 inches (approx)
  • 0-3 months crown diameter should measure  4.5 inches (approx)

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 Rnd 4 to Rnd 8: Ch2, dc in each stitch around, slip to join (36)  

  • NEWBORN - HAT height The hat will measure approx 5.00 inches  in length
  • 0-3 months HAT height  = 5.5-6 inches (note if needed you can add an extra round HERE to help reach desired size for  0-3 months)

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Rnd 10:Ch1 and sc in each stitch around, slip to join (36) 

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Fasten off and weave in ends.

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If you are looking for some other easy baby infant crochet patterns and want to add a little pair of crochet baby shoe booties I have a really quick and easy pattern
for These Crochet baby Booties

Newborn crochet baby booties pattern

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