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Easy Crochet Baby Hat Pattern for a Newborn (Ribbed brim and Double Pom Poms)

 I Love this crochet baby hat pattern, It is finished with a ribbed brim you can add double pom poms to create a cute finish to the crochet baby hat, or add a small crochet bow, or add a crochet flower to the hat

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It is a very easy and quick last-minute crochet baby hat pattern to work up,  I have included photos to help you create this beautiful little crochet hat. 

I also have a matching set of baby booties which is also a free crochet pattern so you can easily create a matching baby hat and booties set. 

How many times have we had news of an early birth of an infant and you just want to quickly make a little hat a gift to welcome the new baby? 

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 Julias crochet Baby hat pattern by LisaAuch Crochet 

This easy to crochet baby hat is just the perfect quick crochet project to make

I have included a link to a matching crochet pattern for the baby booties further down the page 
if you wish to crochet a matching baby set. 

 I love this little crochet baby hat because it has a stretchy finish to the border, 
meaning it can fit for a few weeks after birth too. 

I made a little grey matching set for my grandson and we found this a fantastic fit when he was a newborn baby. I added to small double pom-poms and it was so blooming cuteeeee.

What you will need TO crochet a Baby Hat: 

 25grams of Double Knit yarn and for a Newborn,

 I used a 4.00mm hook 

(HOWEVER, you may need to go UP a size to achieve the SAME tension as
 I am an Extremely loose crocheter. 

(Gauge Guide) 9 Dc  stitches = 2 inches across

Hat Circumference will be 13 inches
Crown Diameter = 4 inches
Hat Length = 

The pattern is written in US terms 
(All rights reserved (c)LisaAuch Crochet ) 

Do not be intimidated by the Front Post Double Crochet stitches. It really is an easy crochet stitch to master

It is just a double crochet stitch but worked INTO a different place than normal double crochet, you will work around the Posts of the previous round. 

HOW TO FRONT POST DOUBLE CROCHET  

Yarn OVER,
insert your hook around BACK  of the previous rounds Double crochet Post, and continue to finish the double crochet stitch 

How to BACK POST DOUBLE CROCHET 

Yarn OVER,
insert your hook around BACK  of the previous rounds Double crochet Post, and continue to finish the double crochet stitch 

Ribbed Crochet Baby hat pattern FREE Back post double crochet

Dc = Double Crochet 
FPDc = Front post-Doube Crochet,
BPDc = Back Post Double Crochet, 
Starting Chain will NOT count as a stitch, But you will Work the FIRST stitches of round INTO the BASE of the Chain.
 you will Slip to join into the Starting chain to join rounds

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THE BABY HAT CROCHET PATTERN STARTS HERE 

Chain 3 to start

Round 1:  
work 13 Double Crochet (Dc)stitches INTO the FIRST chain from the hook, slip to join, 
(13sts) 

Round 2: Ch2, 2Dc in each stitch around, slip to join, (26sts)

Round 3:  Ch2, (Dc, 2Dcin next st) Repeat ( ) Around, slip to join (39sts) 
How to crochet a newborn baby hat

Round 4: Ch2, (Dc in next 2,  2Dc in nxt ) Repeat ( ) Around, slip to join ( 52sts)  

Round 4 : how to crochet a baby hat pattern FREE

Round 5 to Round 8: 
Ch2, Dc in each stitch around, slip to join, ch2. (52sts) 

Round 9 To Round 12: Chain 2 (will not count as stitch but you will slip to join to the top of the chain at end of round)

(FPDc in next stitch, Back Post Double Crochet in next st) Repeat around, Slip to join 

NOTE: Hat Height at mid-ear will equal approx 5 inches in length
(However, if you feel you wish a deeper hat for maybe a suspected larger baby
 you can finish with one extra Round @ Round 12 will measure approx 5.5  inches  

Newborn baby hat crochet pattern


Simple Crochet Bow to Finish off the Baby Hat


Easy crochet BOW pattern to add to a crochet baby hat

Chain 5: Work 5 triple crochet into the 1st chain you made.

Chain4: sl st into the first ch, Chain 6, skip slip stitch back along the chain

Chain 6: skip 1st ch, and slip stitch back along the chain, Chain 4, 

work 5 triple crochet, into the middle, ch4 sl stitch to finish.

or 

Crochet small Pom Poms for the hat I love finishing off the hat with Double pom poms and add them on to the booties if you crochet a pair to match the hat. 

I'm old school when making my pom-poms and use the traditional method of winding the yarn around cardboard circles

However apparently the CLOVER POM POM makers* are excellent and come in 3 sizes of pom pom makers SMALL- MEDIUM - LARGE - I usually buy my crochet supplies from 

VISIT The Knitting Network* - they have great deals all the time and fast delivery even though I'm in a remote part of the Country 

Crochet Baby Set Baby Hat and Booties matching set Crochet patterns FREE

I have added Olivers Crochet Baby Booties ( free crochet pattern) here with a ribbed edging. you can add a bow finish or add double pom-poms to the baby hat and both finishes look equally adorable 

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I Love Crocheting Baby hats and Booties and Love to add in a little crochet hat and booties for a newborn gift. 
I like to switch up the finishings of the baby hats with different crochet stitches and finishings 

This is an easy crochet pattern to create a baby beanie hat and super fast easy baby booties 
FREE Patterns for both hat and booties are also available  on my website HERE 

Crochet newborn baby hat and booties set free patterns

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Thank you for visiting my website or purchasing a pattern.
It helps me to maintain the website and buy new materials to make even more FREE PATTERNS. 
 As always you are free to make and sell items you have made from the pattern. But you must acknowledge LisaAuch.com as the original designer. 
YOU will  NOT copy or distribute the pattern online TEXT OR PDF, 
in part or whole anywhere else,
 or by creating an online video of my pattern. 
Without my express written permission.
You can share a picture of the finished item. 
With a link BACK to a Page with my website on it 
You must NOT use my pictures in any way to sell a finished product. 
You must use your own.
You will NOT copy or duplicate this PATTERN
 (whole or in part) onto ANY other SITE online. 
Without my express written permission.
You will not crop or heavily EDIT the images belonging to LisaAuch Crochet/ Lisaauch.com,
 nor add any further TEXT or Imaging to them. 

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