Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Baby Hat
Lion Brand® Velvetspun
Pattern Number: cvs-babyHat

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 3-6 mos, 12 mos
Circumference 14 1/4 (17 1/2 inches) [36.75 (43.75) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

580-106 Velvetspun Yarn: Bluebell Soft, pale blue
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.00

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49

GAUGE:
9 stitches = 4 inches [10 cm] in single crochet. STITCH EXPLANATION Single crochet increase Work 2 single crochet into designated stitch. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT

Top Knot Cord

Chain 2, work 3 single crochet into 2nd chain from hook; join with slip stitch to first single crochet.

Round 1 Chain 1, single crochet in each single crochet around.

Do not join.



Single crochet around and around on these 3 stitches until piece measures 5 inches [12.5 cm].

Crown

Round 1 Marking first single crochet in round, work 2 single crochet into each single crochet around - 6 stitches.

Move marker up each round to indicate first stitch.



Round 2 Repeat Round 1 - 12 stitches.



Round 3 Work 1 round even (no increases or decreases).



Round 4 Single crochet in first single crochet, *single crochet in next single crochet, increase; repeat from *, ending row with single crochet - 17 stitches.



Round 5 Single crochet in first single crochet, *single crochet in next 2 single crochet, increase; repeat from *, ending row with single crochet - 22 stitches.



Round 6 Work 1 round even.



Round 7 Single crochet in first single crochet, *single crochet in next 3 single crochet, increase; repeat from *, ending row with single crochet - 27 stitches.



Round 8 Single crochet in first single crochet, *single crochet in next 4 single crochet, increase; repeat from *, ending row with single crochet - 32 stitches.



Round 9 Work 1 round even.



Size 6 month only

Round 10 Single crochet in each single crochet around, increasing in last stitch - 33 stitches.



Size 12 month only

Round 10 Single crochet in first single crochet, *single crochet in next 5 single crochet, increase; repeat from *, ending round with single crochet - 37 stitches.



Round 11 Single crochet in first 18 single crochet, increase, single crochet to last single crochet, increase in last stitch - 39 stitches.



Both Sizes

Mark last round and continue to work even on 33 (39) stitches until Hat measures 3 3/4 inches [9.5 cm] from this round.

Last Round Work 1 round in reverse single crochet (working from left to right).

Join last stitch to first with slip stitch.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Roll brim up slightly.

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