Apple Cap | Free Crochet Pattern

Apple Cap | Free Crochet Pattern

Apple Cap

Materials
• Yarn: Weight 4, Medium yarn. Example made with Bernat Super Value in Cherry Red, Vert Forest and Walnut
• Hook: H, or size needed for Specified gauge

Sizing
• These measurements are approximate, actual subjects may vary.
• Gauge: 12 DC Sts = 4”, 7 Dc rows = 4”

Hat Sizes:
Newborn 12” x 5” long
3-6 Months 14” x 5.5” long
6-12 Months 16” x  6” long

Pattern Key
• St / Sts: Stitch / Stitches
• Sl St: Slip Stitch
• Sp: Space
• Ch: Chain
• Sc: Single Crochet
• HDc: Half Double Crochet
• DC: Double Crochet
• TC: Triple Crochet

Newborn
Round 1: Form a Magic Loop, Ch 1 (does not count as a St, now and throughout), work 12 Dc in ring. Sl St to top of first Dc St to join (now, and to join each round). (12 Dc)
Round 2: Ch 1, work 2 DC in each St around. (24 Dc)
Round 3: Ch 1, (Dc in first St, 2 Dc in next St) around. (36 Dc)
Round 4-8: Ch 1, Dc in each St around. (36 Dc)
Round 9-10: Ch 1, Sc in each St around. Fasten after last round complete. (36 Sc)

3 – 6 Months
Round 1: Form a Magic Loop, Ch 1 (does not count as a St, now and throughout), work 12 Dc in ring. Sl St to top of first Dc St to join (now, and to join each row). (12 Dc)
Round 2: Ch 1, work 2 DC in each St around. (24 Dc)
Round 3: Ch 1, (Dc in first St, 2 Dc in next St) around. (36 Dc)
Round 4: Ch 1, (Dc in first 5 Sts, 2 Dc in next St) around. (42 Dc)
Round 5-9: Ch 1, Dc in each St around. (42 Dc)
Round 10-11: Ch 1, Sc in each St around. Fasten after last round complete. (42 Sc)

6 – 12 Months
Round 1: Form a Magic Loop, Ch 1 (does not count as a St, now and throughout), work 12 Dc in ring. Sl St to top of first Dc St to join (now, and to join each row). (12 Dc)
Round 2: Ch 1, work 2 DC in each St around. (24 Dc)
Round 3: Ch 1, (Dc in first St, 2 Dc in next St) around. (36 Dc)
Round 4: Ch 1, (Dc in first 2 Sts, 2 Dc in next St) around. (48 Dc)
Round 5-10: Ch 1, Dc in each St around. (48 Dc)
Round 11-12: Ch 1, Sc in each St around. Fasten after last round complete (48 Sc)

Stem
Row 1: (leave a 3” tail) Ch 7, Sc into second Ch from hook and each St across. Cut a 3” tail. (6 Sc)

Finishing: Using tails, fasten stem to round 1 of Apple Cap.

Free Crochet Stem Pattern | Salena Baca Crochet

Leaf
Row 1: (Forest yarn, H Hook)Leave a 3” tail, Ch 8,  work the following: Skip 1 St, Sl St, Sc, HDc, Dc, Dc, Tc, 2 Tc, Tc, Ch 3, Sl St to join into last St of row.
Row 2: Turn (work on opposite side of Ch), work the following: Ch 3, Tc, 2 Tc, Tc, Dc, Dc, HDc, Sc, Sl St.
Finishing: Ch 1, Sl St into each St across left side of leaf. When beginning tail is reached, cut a 3” tail and fasten. Using tails, fasten leaf to round 1 of Apple Cap, just beside stem.

Free Crochet Leaf Pattern | Salena Baca Crochet Free Crochet Leaf Pattern | Salena Baca Crochet

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