Free Crochet Pattern for Baby Summer Hat – Lightweight Bucket Hat

Bucket Hat - Crochet for Babies

Lightweight Bucket Hat

Ann L. Albe

A perfect baby summer hat! A lightweight hat with just enough brim to keep the sun out of baby’s eyes.  The hat is crocheted in the round from crown down to the brim.

Skill Level: Easy.

Skills Required:

  • Basic stitches (chains, double crochet, slip stitches)
  • Working in the round
  • Increases.

Size: 6-12 months.

Finished Measurements: 16″ (41 cm) circumference.

Yarn: Sugar ‘n Cream (2 oz/56.7 g, 95 yd/85 m, 100 % Cotton), 1 ball worsted weight yarn [CYCA 4], Color # 02223.

Hook: Size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook.

Notions: Yarn needle.

Gauge: 13.5 sts and 8 rows/rnds = 4 in (10 cm) in double crochet.

Pattern Notes: Ch 2 at the beginning of rnd counts as first dc.

Bucket Hat - Crochet for Babies

Hat Pattern

Crown

Ch 4, join to make a circle.

Rnd 1: Ch 2, 8 dc into the middle of circle, sl st to top of ch 2 to join. (9 sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, sl st to top of ch 2 to join. (18 sts)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, sl st to top of ch 2 to join. (36 sts)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, 1 dc in next st, *ch 1, 2 dc; repeat from* around until last 2 sts, 2 dc, ch 1, sl st to top of ch 2 to join. (54 sts)

Bucket Hat - Crochet for Babies

Body

Rnd 5: Ch 2, dc in each st and ch 1 space, sl st to top of ch 2 to join. (54 sts)

Rnd 6-9: Ch 2, dc in each st, sl st to top of ch 2 to join. (54 sts)

Rnd 10-11: Ch 2, hdc in each st, sl st to top of ch 2 to join. (54 sts)

  

Brim

Rnd 12: Ch 2, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * around, sl st to top of ch 2 to join. (70 sts)

Rnd 13: Ch 2, dc in each st, sl st to top of ch 2 to join.

Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.


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