This easy crochet newborn hat is a quick (and simple) project that would be perfect for a little one’s first picture! Ready to get started? Scroll on down to find the easy pattern.
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I am so excited for you to make this simple crochet baby hat!
Why you should make this newborn beanie hat crochet pattern
There can’t be anything cute than a baby in a crocheted hat. I used this hat to take my nephew’s newborn pictures and they turned out so cute!
If you are a newish crocheter, then you can make this cute pom hat and have it done it no time at all. Yes please, to all the easy beginner-friendly patterns!
THE YARN that’s perfect for crochet hat
I promise this little crochet newborn beanie crochets up adorable! It uses a super bulky yarn, so it works up extremely fast, which is always a plus. I used Loops & Threads Cozy Wool, but any bulky yarn like Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick would work.
Ready to get started on this easy newborn hat?
I love seeing newborn baby pictures in handmade crochet items and this simple crochet beanie would be no exception! Especially with the cute pom-pom attached to the top of it!
ADORABLE! OK. Enough chit chat. Read on down for the full, FREE newborn crochet beanie!
Happy Crocheting Friends!
Crochet Newborn Hat Pattern
- Bulky Weight Yarn (6) I used Loops & Threads Cozy Wool in Moss.
- Crochet Hook Size N 9.00MM
- Yarn Needle
- Stitch Marker
- CH = Chain
- SC = Single Crochet
- SC2tog = Single Crochet Two Together
- BL= Back Loop
- Written in Standard US Terms
THE HAT PATTERN
- Ch 5, Starting in the 2nd CH from Hook do 4 SC Across. Turn.
- CH 1, * SC in BL across the row, turn, Ch 1, Repeat from * 25 Times.
(the band should measure approximately 13 inches) Leave long tail , fasten off and sew together ends of bands to form a loop. Weave in loose ends with yarn needle.
MAIN HAT PATTERN:
NOTES: Use a stitch marker to mark your stitches at every round
ROUND 1-5: attach yarn to top of band. Do* 28 SC around. Repeat from * for a total of 5 Times
ROUND 6: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 2 SC
ROUND 7 & 8: SC in every stitch around
ROUND 9: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 1 SC
ROUND 10 & 11: SC in every stitch around
ROUND 12: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 1 SC
ROUND 13 & 14: SC in every stitch around
ROUND 15: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 2 SC
ROUND 16 & 17 SC in every stitch around
ROUND 18: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 4 SC
ROUND 19 & 20: SC in every stitch around
ROUND 21: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 2 SC
ROUND 22-25: SC in every stitch around
ROUND 26: SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 1 SC
ROUND 27: SC in every stitch around. Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.
POM POM PATTERN:
I attached the pom pom to the top of the hat using the yarn needle and wrapped the long ends around the top. (make sure to weave in ends)
YOU ARE DONE!
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