Santa Cap | Free Crochet Pattern

santa cap


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Materials

  • Yarn: Weight 4, Medium. Example made with Vanna’s Choice Solids (Color A: Red, Color B: White)
  • Hook: H/8
  • Cotton Fill (for Crochet Ball)
  • Yarn Needle

Sizing

  • Gauge: 13 Sts& 2 Rows = 4”
  • Sizes:
    • Newborn (11.5”x 9.5”)
    • 3 – 6 M (13”x 10.5”)
    • 6 – 12 M 14.5” x 11.5”)
    • 1 – 2 Y (16” x 12.5”)
    • 2 – 5 Y (17.5” x 13.5”)
    • 5 – 8 Y (19” x 14.5”)

Pattern Key

  • St / Sts: Stitch / Stitches
  • Sl St: Slip Stitch
  • Ch: Chain
  • Sc: Single Crochet
  • HDc: Half Double Crochet

Notes

  • Crochet ball instructions are found at the very end, and are suited for all cap sizes.

Newborn

Round 1: With A, form an adjustable loop, Ch 1 (Not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into ring, Sl St to join (now and throughout). (10 HDc)

Round 2: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (10 HDc)

Round 3: Ch 1, (HDc, work 2 HDc into next St) around. (15 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (15 HDc)

Round 5: Ch 1, (HDc into first 2 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (20 HDc)

Round 6: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (20 HDc)

Round 7: Ch 1, (HDc into first 3 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (25 HDc)

Round 8: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (25 HDc)

Round 9: Ch 1, (HDc into first 4 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (30 HDc)

Round 10: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (30 HDc)

Round 11: Ch 1, (HDc into first 5 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around.      (35 HDc)

Round 12: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (35 HDc)

Round 13: Ch 1, (HDc into first 6 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (40 HDc)

Round 14-18: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (40 HDc)

Round 19-20: With B, ch 1, Sc into each St around. (40 Sc) Fasten.

3 – 6 Months

Round 1: With A, form an adjustable loop, Ch 1 (Not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into ring, Sl St to join (now and throughout). (10 HDc)

Round 2: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (10 HDc)

Round 3: Ch 1, (HDc, work 2 HDc into next St) around. (15 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (15 HDc)

5: Ch 1, (HDc into first 2 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (20 HDc)

Round 6: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (20 HDc)

Round 7: Ch 1, (HDc into first 3 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (25 HDc)

Round 8: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (25 HDc)

Round 9: Ch 1, (HDc into first 4 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (30 HDc)

Round 10: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (30 HDc)

Round 11: Ch 1, (HDc into first 5 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around.      (35 HDc)

Round 12: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (35 HDc)

Round 13: Ch 1, (HDc into first 6 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (40 HDc)

Round 14: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (40 HDc)

Round 15: Ch 1, (HDc into first 7 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (45 HDc)

Round 16: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (45 HDc)

Round 17-20: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (45 HDc)

Round 21-22: With B, ch 1, Sc into each St around. (45 Sc) Fasten.

6 – 12 Months

Round 1: With A, form an adjustable loop, Ch 1 (Not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into ring, Sl St to join (now and throughout). (10 HDc)

Round 2: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (10 HDc)

Round 3: Ch 1, (HDc, work 2 HDc into next St) around. (15 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (15 HDc)

Round 5: Ch 1, (HDc into first 2 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (20 HDc)

Round 6: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (20 HDc)

Round 7: Ch 1, (HDc into first 3 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (25 HDc)

Round 8: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (25 HDc)

Round 9: Ch 1, (HDc into first 4 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (30 HDc)

Round 10: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (30 HDc)

Round 11: Ch 1, (HDc into first 5 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around.      (35 HDc)

Round 12: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (35 HDc)

Round 13: Ch 1, (HDc into first 6 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (40 HDc)

Round 14: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (40 HDc)

Round 15: Ch 1, (HDc into first 7 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (45 HDc)

Round 16: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (45 HDc)

Round 17: Ch 1, (HDc into first 8 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (50 HDc)

Round 18-22: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (50 HDc)

Round 23-24: With B, ch 1, Sc into each St around. (50 Sc) Fasten.

12 – 24 Months

Round 1: With A, form an adjustable loop, Ch 1 (Not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into ring, Sl St to join (now and throughout). (10 HDc)

Round 2: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (10 HDc)

Round 3: Ch 1, (HDc, work 2 HDc into next St) around. (15 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (15 HDc)

Round 5: Ch 1, (HDc into first 2 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (20 HDc)

Round 6: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (20 HDc)

Round 7: Ch 1, (HDc into first 3 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (25 HDc)

Round 8: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (25 HDc)

Round 9: Ch 1, (HDc into first 4 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (30 HDc)

Round 10: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (30 HDc)

Round 11: Ch 1, (HDc into first 5 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around.      (35 HDc)

Round 12: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (35 HDc)

Round 13: Ch 1, (HDc into first 6 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (40 HDc)

Round 14: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (40 HDc)

Round 15: Ch 1, (HDc into first 7 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (45 HDc)

Round 16: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (45 HDc)

Round 17: Ch 1, (HDc into first 8 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (50 HDc)

Round 18: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (50 HDc)

Round 19: Ch 1, (HDc into first 9 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (55 HDc)

Round 20-24: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (55 HDc)

Round 25-26: With B, ch 1, Sc into each St around. (55 Sc) Fasten.

2 – 5 Years

Round 1: With A, form an adjustable loop, Ch 1 (Not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into ring, Sl St to join (now and throughout). (10 HDc)

Round 2: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (10 HDc)

Round 3: Ch 1, (HDc, work 2 HDc into next St) around. (15 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (15 HDc)

Round 5: Ch 1, (HDc into first 2 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (20 HDc)

Round 6: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (20 HDc)

Round 7: Ch 1, (HDc into first 3 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (25 HDc)

Round 8: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (25 HDc)

Round 9: Ch 1, (HDc into first 4 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (30 HDc)

Round 10: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (30 HDc)

Round 11: Ch 1, (HDc into first 5 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around.      (35 HDc)

Round 12: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (35 HDc)

Round 13: Ch 1, (HDc into first 6 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (40 HDc)

Round 14: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (40 HDc)

Round 15: Ch 1, (HDc into first 7 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (45 HDc)

Round 16: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (45 HDc)

Round 17: Ch 1, (HDc into first 8 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (50 HDc)

Round 18: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (50 HDc)

Round 19: Ch 1, (HDc into first 9 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (55 HDc)

Round 20: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (55 HDc)

Round 21: Ch 1, (HDc into first 10 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (60 HDc)

Round 22-26: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (60 HDc)

Round 27-28: With B, ch 1, Sc into each St around. (60 Sc) Fasten.

5 – 8 Years

Round 1: With A, form an adjustable loop, Ch 1 (Not a St, now and throughout), work 10 HDc into ring, Sl St to join (now and throughout). (10 HDc)

Round 2: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (10 HDc)

Round 3: Ch 1, (HDc, work 2 HDc into next St) around. (15 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (15 HDc)

Round 5: Ch 1, (HDc into first 2 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (20 HDc)

Round 6: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (20 HDc)

Round 7: Ch 1, (HDc into first 3 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (25 HDc)

Round 8: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (25 HDc)

Round 9: Ch 1, (HDc into first 4 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (30 HDc)

Round 10: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (30 HDc)

Round 11: Ch 1, (HDc into first 5 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around.      (35 HDc)

Round 12: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (35 HDc)

Round 13: Ch 1, (HDc into first 6 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (40 HDc)

Round 14: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (40 HDc)

Round 15: Ch 1, (HDc into first 7 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (45 HDc)

Round 16: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (45 HDc)

Round 17: Ch 1, (HDc into first 8 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (50 HDc)

Round 18: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (50 HDc)

Round 19: Ch 1, (HDc into first 9 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (55 HDc)

Round 20: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (55 HDc)

Round 21: Ch 1, (HDc into first 10 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (60 HDc)

Round 22: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (60 HDc)

Round 23: Ch 1, (HDc into first 11 Sts, 2 HDc into next) around. (65 HDc)

Round 24-28: Ch 1, HDc into each St around. (65 HDc)

Round 29-30: With B, ch 1, Sc into each St around. (65 Sc) Fasten.

Ball (All Sizes)

Round 1: With B, form an adjustable loop, ch 1 (not a st), work 6 sc into ring, sl st to join. (6 sc)

Round 2: Work 2 sc into each st around, sl st to join. (12 sc)

Round 3: [Sc into first st, work 2 Sc into following] 6 times, sl st to join. (18 sc)

Round 4: [Sc into first 2 sts, work 2 Sc into following] 6 times, sl st to join, fasten off. (24 sc)

Repeat Round 1-4 once more; instruction set creates one half of ball, both will make 1 ball.

Finishing: 

  1. Align ball halves equally, take 12” of color B, and a yarn needle, and whip stitch ball halves together half way. Stuff with cotton fill (enough to make ball round). Continue to whip stitch ball halves together until closed, fasten, weave ends into inside of ball to conceal.
  2. Take 8” of Color B, and a yarn needle. Using either Round 1 of the Ball fasten yarn around and knot so that tail ends are equal. Use tail ends to knot to Round 1 of hat, knot on the inside to conceal, cut excess.

 

Silver & Spice Hood | Free Crochet Pattern

Silver & spice hood

This design is part of my very first collaborative book, published by Stackpole books, in the summer of 2015: Crochet for Christmas. 

Silver & Spice Hood Crochet Pattern Free Pattern Crochet For Christmas Book

Materials

Yarn: Lion Brand Yarn Wool-Ease Chunky, bulky weight #5 yarn (80% acrylic, 20% wool; 153 yd / 150 m per 5 oz / 140 g skein). 2 skeins Color A (Adult hat shown in Spice, Child hat shown in Silver). 1 skein Color B (pom-poms for both sizes shown in Natural)

Yarn alternative: Patons Classic Wool Bulky Yarn

Hook & other materials: US K-101/2 (6.5mm) crochet hook, 1.5” pom-pom maker (optional).

Difficulty: Easy

Size: Toddler 17”x8” (Child 20”x9”, Adult 23”x10”)

Gauge: 10 sts x 7 rows = 4” square

Stitch Guide: ch(s) – chain(s), sc – single crochet, st/sts – stitch/stitches, sl st – slip stitch, RS – right side

Special Stitches:

Three Double Crochet Cluster (3dc cluster): [Yo, insert hook into indicated st, yo and pull back through st, yo and pull through first 2 loops on hook] 3 times, yo and pull through all 4 loops on hook.

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Instructions : Toddler (Child, Adult)

Chain 42 (50, 58).

Row 1 (RS): With Color A, sc into second ch from hook and each ch across – 41 (49, 57) sc.

Row 2: Ch 1 (not a st), turn, work 1 3dc cluster into first st, [ch 1, sk 1 st, work 1 3dc cluster into following st] 19 (23, 27) times – 41 (49, 57) sts, or 21 (25, 29) 3dc clusters.

Row 3: Ch 1 (not a st), turn, work 1 sc into each st across – 41 (49, 57) sts.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 respectively until row 15 (17, 19) is complete.

Seam: To form the hood, fold Row 15 (17, 19) in half, assuring wrong side is facing outward. Sl st row together using the back loops only. Fasten off, and turn hat RS out.

Border: Join Color A into seam formed when Row 15 (17, 19) was joined. Work 3 sc into every sc end row from hood until Row 1 of hood reached. First crochet tie: Ch 21 (25, 29), hdc into second ch from hook and each across. Sc across Row 1 of hood. Second crochet tie: Ch 21 (25, 29), hdc into second ch from hook and each across. Work 3 sc into every sc end row from hood. Sl st to join, fasten off.

Finishing: Make three pom-poms from Color B. Attach one to the end of each crochet tie, and one to the top seam of the hood.

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Simple Slouch | Free Crochet Pattern

simple slouch

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Simple Slouch Crochet Hat Pattern

Materials

Yarn: Weight 4, Medium yarn. Examples made with Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn!

Hook: I, or size needed for specified gauge

Gauge

12 sc BLO rows + 4 Hdc rows = 4″ x 4″

Sizes

6-12 Months: 17.5″ wide x 8.5″ long

1-3 years: 19″ wide x 9″ long

3-6 years: 20.5″ wide x 9.5″ long

6-12 years: 22″ wide x 10.5″ long

Adult: 23.5″ wide x 11″ long

XL Adult: 25″ wide x 11.5″ long

Pattern Key: Ch: Chain, Sc: Single crochet, BLO: Back Loop Only, Hdc: Half Double Crochet

Note: 

  1. This is a one piece garment, but I have written the pattern in two sections (brim, body) to avoid confusion in row counting.
  2. Use your favorite method to change colors, as desired.
  3. Alternate yarn weights and types may be substituted to taste; always swatch firsts, and measure as you go!

Adult 

Brim (worked in rows)

Row 1: Ch 9, Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook and the last 7, Ch 1 (not a St, now and throughout) and turn work (8 Sc)

Row 2 – 74: Using BLO Sc into each St across, Ch 1 and turn work (8 Sc)

Finishing: Holding your first and last rows of work together, Sl St together to join and form a ring. Note: Turn work inside out to hide seam (8 sl sts)

Body (worked in rounds)

Round 1: Ch 1, HDc into each sc end row around, sl st to join (74 Hdc)

Round 2-17: Ch 1, HDc into each st around, sl st to join (74 HDc)

Round 18: Ch 1, *HDc, sk 1 st. Around from *. Sl St to join. (37 HDc)

Finishing: Cut at least 12” from loop on hook, fasten work. Weave tail  into every other st in last row worked, pull to cinch, fasten and cut excess tail.

Young Adult 

Brim (worked in rows)

Row 1: Ch 9, Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook and the last 7, Ch 1 (not a St, now and throughout) and turn work (8 Sc)

Row 2 – 70: Using BLO Sc into each St across, Ch 1 and turn work (8 Sc)

Finishing: Holding your first and last rows of work together, Sl St together to join and form a ring. Note: Turn work inside out to hide seam (8 sl sts)

Body (worked in rounds) 

Round1: Ch 1, HDc into each sc end row around, sl st to join (70 Hdc)

Round 2-16: Ch 1, HDc into each Sc end row around, sl st to join (70 HDc)

Round 17: Ch 1, *HDc, sk 1 st. Around from *. Sl St to join. (35 HDc)

Finish: Cut at least 12” from loop on hook, fasten work. Weave tail into every other st in last row worked, pull to cinch, fasten and cut excess tail.

6 – 12 Years

Brim (worked in rows)

Row 1: Ch 9, Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook and the last 7, Ch 1 (not a St, now and throughout) and turn work (8 Sc)

Row 2 – 66: Using BLO Sc into each St across, Ch 1 and turn work (8 Sc)

Finishing: Holding your first and last rows of work together, Sl St together to join and form a ring. Note: Turn work inside out to hide seam (8 sl sts)

Body (worked in rounds)

Round 1: Ch 1, HDc into each sc end row around, sl st to join (66 Hdc)

Rounds 2-15: Ch 1, HDc into each Sc end row around, sl st to join (66 HDc)

Round 16: Ch 1, *HDc, sk 1 st. Around from *. Sl St to join. (33 HDc)

Finish: Cut at least 12” from loop on hook, fasten work. Weave tail into every other st in last row worked, pull to cinch, fasten and cut excess tail.

3 – 6 Years 

Brim (worked in rows)

Row 1: Ch 7, Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook and the last 5, Ch 1 (not a St, now and throughout) and turn work (6 Sc)

Row 2 – 62: Using BLO Sc into each St across, Ch 1 and turn work (6 Sc)

Finishing: Holding your first and last rows of work together, Sl St together to join and form a ring. Note: Turn work inside out to hide seam (6 sl sts)

Body (worked in rounds)

Round 1: Ch 1, HDc into each sc end row around, sl st to join (62 Hdc)

Rounds 2-14: Ch 1, HDc into each Sc end row around, sl st to join (62 HDc)

Round 15: Ch 1, *HDc, sk 1 st. Around from *. Sl St to join. (31 HDc)

Finish: Cut at least 12” from loop on hook, fasten work. Weave tail into every other st in last row worked, pull to cinch, fasten and cut excess tail.

1 – 3 Years 

Brim (worked in rows)

Row 1: Ch 7, Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook and the last 5, Ch 1 (not a St, now and throughout) and turn work (6 Sc)

Row 2 – 58: Using BLO Sc into each St across, Ch 1 and turn work (6 Sc)

Finishing: Holding your first and last rows of work together, Sl St together to join and form a ring. Note: Turn work inside out to hide seam (6 sl sts)

Body (worked in rounds)

Round 1: Ch 1, HDc into each sc end row around, sl st to join (58 Hdc)

Rounds 2-13: Ch 1, HDc into each Sc end row around, sl st to join (58 HDc)

Round 14: Ch 1, *HDc, sk 1 st. Around from *. Sl St to join. (29 HDc)

Finish: Cut at least 12” from loop on hook, fasten work. Weave tail into every other st in last row worked, pull to cinch, fasten and cut excess tail.

6-12 Months 

Brim (worked in rows) 

Row 1: Ch 7, Using BLO Sc into second Ch from hook and the last 5, Ch 1 (not a St, now and throughout) and turn work (6 Sc)

Row 2 – 54: Using BLO Sc into each St across, Ch 1 and turn work (6 Sc)

Finishing: Holding your first and last rows of work together, Sl St together to join and form a ring. Note: Turn work inside out to hide seam (6 sl sts)

Body (worked in rounds)

Round1: Ch 1, HDc into each sc end row around, sl st to join (58 Hdc)

Round 2-12: Ch 1, HDc into each Sc end row around, sl st to join (54 HDc)

Round 13: Ch 1, *HDc, sk 1 st. Around from *. Sl St to join. (27 HDc)

Finish: Cut at least 12” from loop on hook, fasten work. Weave tail into every other st in last row worked, pull to cinch, fasten and cut excess tail.

 

Hanging Herb Holder | Free Crochet Pattern

Hanging Herb holder

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Hanging Herb Holders

Materials

Yarn: Bernat Handicrafter worsted weight cotton (12 oz/608 yards): 95 yards #9042 Cool Grey

Hook Size: H/8 (5.00 mm)

Gauge: 17 dc = 4″, 5 dc rows = 3.5″

Other Materials: 4-7″ high x 4-7″ wide flower pot, 2″ hook screw (to hang), plant of choice.

Pattern Key
Ch: Chain
Sc: Single crochet
Dc: Double crochet
Sl st: Slip stitch
Sts: Stitches / St: Stitch

Instructions

Make magic ring.

Round 1 (RS):  Ch 3 (counts as 1st dc, now and throughout), 11 dc in ring, sl st to join—12 dc.

Round 2:  Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, sl st to join—24 dc.

Round 3:  Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * around, sl st to join—36 dc.

Round 4:  Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 2 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around, sl st to join—48 dc.

Round 5:  Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 3 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts; repeat from * around, sl st to join—60 dc.

Round 6:  Ch 10 (counts as 1st sc, ch-9), [skip 9 sts, sc in next, ch 9] 5 times, sl st in 1st ch to join—6 sc, 6 ch-9 spaces.

Round 7:  Ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), 9 sc in 1st ch-9 space, 10 sc in each ch-9 space around, sl st in 1st ch to join, sl st in next 4 sts—60 sc.

Round 8:  Repeat Round 6.

Round 9:  Repeat Round 7.

Round 10:  Ch 101, [skip 9 sts, sc in next, ch 100] 5 times, sl st in 1st ch to join—6 ch-100 spaces (hangers).

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Finishing

Assure long chains are neatly on sides, taking care not to tangle. Place plant into flower pot, then into herb holder. Gather 1 long ch at a time, until all 6 are held; adjust pot holder and plant as necessary. Assure 2” hook screw is securely in place and transfer all long chains onto hook.

Ribbed Pumpkin Cap | Free Crochet Pattern

Ribbed Pumpkin Cap

Materials

Yarn: Medium, weigh 4. Examples pictured with Vanna’s Choice by Lion Brand in Terracotta, Chocolate and Kelly Green. Tutorial made with Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn in Burnt Pumpkin, Brown, and Mid Green.

Hook Size: H and I, or size needed for specified gauge

Gauge: 13 Dc Stitches = 4”, 2 Dc rows = 1”

Sizes: 

0-3 Months: 13″ x 4.5″, 6-12 Months: 16″ x 5.5″,  1-2 Years: 19″ x 6.5″

Pattern Key
Ch: Chain
Sc: Single crochet
Hdc: Half-Double crochet
Dc: Double crochet
Tc: Triple Crochet
Sl st: Slip stitch
Sts: Stitches / St: Stitch

Special Stitches

SDc: Spiked Double Crochet – Work double crochet St, except place this stitch 1 round below current position in round.

Fpdc: Front Post Double Crochet – Click for a video tutorial.

Instructions

0-3 Months

Round 1: (With Brown) form an adjustable ring, Ch 2 (first HDc),  work 9  HDc into ring, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 2-3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), HDc into each st around, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 2 (first Dc),  Dc into same st, work 2 Dc into each st around, Sl St to join (20 Dc)

Round 5: (With Burnt Pumpkin) Ch 2 (first Dc),  SDc into same st, *Dc into next st, Dc and DDc into following st. Around from *, end row with 1 Dc after last SDc, Sl St to join (30 Dc)

Round 6: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around SDc from previous row, *Dc into following 3 Sts, Fpdc around SDc from previous row. Around from *, end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 7, 9, 11: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *skip next st, Dc into following 3 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *, end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 8, 10: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into first 3 Sts, skip 1 st, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *, end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 12-13: Ch 1 (first Sc), Sc into each st around, Sl St to join, fasten after last round (40 Sc)

 

6-12 Months 

Round 1: (With Brown) form  adjustable ring, Ch 2 (first HDc),  work 9  HDc into ring, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 2-3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st), work 1 HDc into each st around, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 2 (first Dc), work 1 Dc into same st, work 2 Dc into each st around, Sl St to join (20 Dc)

Round 5: (With Burnt Pumpkin) Ch 2 (first Dc), SDc into same st, *Dc into next st, work Dc and SDc into following st. Around from *,  end row with 1 Dc after last SDc, Sl St to join (30 Dc)

Round 6: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around SDc from previous row, *Dc into following 3 Sts, Fpdc around SDc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 7: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into following 4 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 3 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (50 Dc)

Round 8, 10, 12: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *skip next st, Dc into following 4 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 3 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (50 Dc)

Round 9, 11, 13: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into first 4 Sts, skip 1 st, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 3 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (50 Dc)

Round 14-15: Ch 1 (first Sc), Sc into each st around, Sl St to join, fasten after last round (50 Sc)

1-2 Years

Round 1: (With Brown) form an adjustable ring, Ch 2 (first HDc),  work 9  HDc into ring, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 2-3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st),  1 HDc into each st around, Sl St to join (10 HDc)

Round 4: Ch 2 (first Dc), Dc into same st, work 2 Dc into each st around, Sl St to join (20 Dc)

Round 5: (With Burnt Pumpkin) Ch 2 (first Dc), SDc into same st, *Dc into next st, work Dc and SDc into following st. Around from *,  end row with 1 Dc after last SDc, Sl St to join (30 Dc)

Round 6: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around SDc from previous row, *Dc into following 3 Sts, Fpdc around SDc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 2 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (40 Dc)

Round 7: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into following 4 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 3 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (50 Dc)

Round 8: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into following 5 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 4 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (60 Dc)

Round 9, 11, 13, 15: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *skip next st, Dc into following 5 Sts, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *,  end row with 4 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (60 Dc)

Round 10, 12, 14: Ch 2 (first Dc), Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row, *Dc into first 5 Sts, skip 1 st, Fpdc around Fpdc from previous row. Around from *, end row with 4 Dc after last Fpdc, Sl St to join (60 Dc)

Round 16-17: Ch 1 (first Sc), Sc into each st around, Sl St to join, fasten after last round (60 Sc)

Leaves and Vines (all sizes)

Leaf (Small)

1: (With Mid Green, and an H Hook) Leave a 4” tail (you will need this later), Ch 8, Sc into second Ch from hook, HDc into next two Sts, Dc into next st, work 2 Dc into next two Sts, Dc into last st then Ch 2 and connect with Sl St into same st.

2: (Turn to begin working on opposite / mirror side of Ch) Ch 2 and Dc into first st, work 2 Dc into next two Sts, Dc into next st, HDc into next two Sts, Sc into last st.

3: Ch 1 (do not turn work), Sl St across entire Left side of leaf, stop when work meets beginning tail, cut 4” tail and knot work.

Leaf (Large)

1: (With Mid Green, and an H Hook) Leave a 4” tail (you will need this later), Ch 10, Sc into second Ch from hook, HDc into next two Sts, Dc into next three Sts, work 2 Tc into next two Sts, Tc into last st then Ch 3 and connect with Sl St into same st.

2: (Turn to begin working on opposite / mirror side of Ch) Ch 3 and Tc into first st, work 2 Tc into next two Sts, Dc into next three Sts, HDc into next two Sts, Sc into last st.

3: Ch 1 (do not turn work) and Sl St across entire Left side of leaf, stop when work meets beginning tail, cut 4” tail and knot work.

Vine Small (Large) 

1: (With Mid Green, and an H Hook) Leave a 4” tail (you will need this later), Ch 16(26), work 2 Sc into second Ch from hook and each ch across. Cut a 4” tail, fasten.  (30 (50) Sc)

Finishing

Use tail ends from Leaves (Small and Large), and Vine (Small and Large) to fasten to hat. Position where desired, at Round 4 for all sizes.