Monday, November 22, 2010

Baby Flapper-Girl Hat *Pattern*


Here is a blog-post version of my baby hat pattern.  You may print a copy of this post.  Click on a photo to enlarge. The pattern is also a free PDF via Ravelry.  You will need the latest version of Adobe to open the PDF.   Please do not sell or redistribute as your own.  Since I sell these hats, please do not make them for personal profit.






Baby Flapper-Girl Hat
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Flapper-Girl Baby Hat
If you have questions about this pattern or need help with a particular problem, let me know! I'm happy to answer any questions.  You can leave a comment below, email me at shopannavirginia@gmail.com, or send a message via my website contact page.

Hooks: Newborn hat, (14” or 35.5 cm), use use 4.0 mm (G)
0-3 mos, (16” or 40.5 cm) hat, use 4.0 mm (G)
3-6 mos, (17” or 44.5 cm) hat, use 5.0 mm (H)
6-12 mos, (19” or 48 cm) hat, use 5.5 mm (I)
Gauge: Using a 4.0 mm (G) hook, 16 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) of dc
Yarn:  Peaches & Crème OR Sugar ‘n Cream 4-ply Worsted cotton yarn.
Skeins: One 2.5 oz skein.

*Notes: Beginning Ch 3 does NOT count as a dc.  Begin first st instructions in the same st as the chs.  Numbers in parentheses are the st count at the end of the round.
 
CAP
Rnd 1: Ch 4. 
10 dc in first ch.  Sl st to top of first dc, forming a circle. (10)
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Flapper-Girl Baby Hat
Rnd 2: Ch 3
2 dc in each st.  Sl st to top of first dc. (20)
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Flapper-Girl Baby Hat
Rnd 3: Ch 3
2 dc, 1 dc.  Repeat to end of rnd.
 Sl st to top of first dc.  (30)
Rnd 4: Ch 3
           2 dc, 1 dc in next two sts.  Repeat to end of rnd.
Sl st to top of first dc.  (40)
Rnd 5 (Skip for Newborn hat): Ch 3
           2 dc, 1 dc in next three sts.  Repeat to end of rnd.
Sl st to top of first dc.  (50)
Rnds 6-10 (Skip 10 for Newborn hat):
           Ch 3
           1 dc in each st to end of rnd.
Sl st to top of first dc.  (50)
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Flapper-Girl Baby Hat
 

BRIM
Rnd 11: Shell st as follows: Sc in st, Sk 1 st, (dc 5 times) in next st, sk 1 st. 
           Repeat shell st to end of round.  In last 4 sts: make shell, sk 2 sts, sc in last st and sl st to first sc.
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Flapper-Girl Baby Hat

Fasten off, weave in loose end.

Weave ribbon as desired (fastest way is by threading ribbon through a yarn needle) in Round 9, tie a bow.
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Flapper-Girl Baby Hat

EMBELLISH
Add contrasting color border to lower part of cap, stripes, or add flowers, buttons and/or embroidery.
Done!
AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Flapper-Girl Baby Hat
UPDATE 11/9/2012:  A lot of you have asked for a diagram, so here is the little picture I drew up in paint. This is what I have emailed to those who have requested it!  Click on the picture to see it enlarged.

AnnaVirginia Fashion: FREE Crochet Pattern Flapper-Girl Baby Hat


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