I loooove strawberries! They are delicious! Baby girl wearing a cute strawberry beanie is even more delicious!! This is a free crochet pattern for a baby hat, strawberry beanie.
This strawberry hat is worked from the top down. The white “seeds” are added as you go, so you don’t have to embroider them afterwards. Leaves are made separately and would need to be sewn on.
- Basic stitches (single, double crochet, slip stitch)
- Adjustable ring
- Crocheting in the round
- Basic sewing
Finished size(s): To fit an average 0-6 month old (6-12 month old, 1-3 year old, 3-5 year old).
Finished Measurements: 14.75 (15.75, 16.75, 18.25)” hat circumference.
Yarn: Worsted weight yarn in red, green and white.
Sample Shown in: Lily Sugar ’n Cream (100% cotton; 120 yds [110 m]/ 2.5 oz [70.9 g]): red (MC), white (CC1), hot green (CC2), 1 skein each.
Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm). Or hook necessary to obtain gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle.
Gauge: 12 sts and 7 rows = 4″ in double crochet.
Note on gauge: The hat is designed at a loose gauge to be cool and airy for the summer.
To Create Seeds: With white yarn tie knots every 2-3 inches. While crocheting the beanie, starting with round 4 and continuing every even round, hold the white yarn along the top edge of the previous round and crochet over it.
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.
- Basic stitches (chains, double crochet, slip stitches)
- Working in the round
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.
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)
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)
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.
Weave in ends.
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