Rosy Newborn Hat Crochet Pattern

Every time I see and hold a newborn baby girl, I can't help but think how much they remind me of flowers with their soft and rosy cheeks. They are so delicate and sweet, and make the world better just by being in it.



What You'll Need
7.00mm Crochet Hook
4.50mm Crochet Hook
50g Bulky Yarn {12ply}
20g DK Yarn{8ply}
Tapestry/Wool Needle
Scissors

Finished Size
Newborn, 0 - 3 Months Old
{Head Circumference 13.5 inches, 34cm. Hat Height 5.5 inches, 14cm}

Colours
{These are the colours I used.}
Dusty Pink
White

Gauge
 3 rows x 3 stitches in hdc = 1 inch


Hat
Rnd 1- Taking your 7.00mm crochet hook and bulky white yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 2 Chains. Crochet 8 Half Double Crochets into the first chain you made. You should have 8 stitches now. Do not slip stitch into the first half double crochet of this round.
Rnd 2- Start crocheting in the first stitch from the previous round. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the first stitch. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into every stitch all around. You should have 16 stitches now. Do not slip stitch into the first half double crochet of this round.
Rnd 3- Start crocheting in the first stitch from the previous round. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the first stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next stitch. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. You should have 24 stitches now. Do not slip stitch into the first half double crochet of this round.
Rnd 4- Start crocheting in the first stitch from the previous round. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the first stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 2 stitches. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. You should have 32 stitches now. Do not slip stitch into the first half double crochet of this round.
 Rnd 5 - 10Start crocheting in the first stitch from the previous round. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in every stitch all around. Do not slip stitch into the first half double crochet of this round. 
Rnd 11Start crocheting in the first stitch from the previous round. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 31 stitches. Crochet 1 Single Crochet in the next stitch. Slip Stitch into the first stitch of this round. 
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

Flower
Taking your 4.50mm crochet hook and dusty pink yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 55 Chains.
Row 1~ Chain 1, skip 2 chains from your hook, then crochet Single Crochets all across, into every chain.
Row 2~ Chain 4, skip 2 stitches and then crochet a Half Double Crochet into the third stitch. 
*Chain 3, skip 2 stitches and then crochet a Half Double Crochets into the third stitch. Repeat from the * mark all across.
Row 3~ *Chain 1 then crochet 1 Half Double Crochet, 1 Double Crochet, 1 Triple Crochet, 1 Double Crochet and 1 Half Double Crochet into the first loop you made in the previous row. Slip Stitch down into the loop. Then crochet a Slip Stitch into the next loop. Repeat from the * mark all across, making sure to finish off with a Slip Stitch. {These will be your flower petals.}

Fasten off, making sure to cut the strand of yarn at about 30cm {You'll need it later on}.
To form your flower, lay your long strip of petals down in a circle, working your way in.
Then, taking your tapestry needle, start sewing the flower together using the 30cm strand of yarn you leftover before.
Once you've sewed your flower together, sew the flower onto your hat.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.


Hope you all enjoyed this delicate baby hat pattern!
If you did crochet this, please post a photo of your creation onto my Facebook Page.
I'd love to see it!
Have a lovely day crocheting,


1920's Scalloped Pearl Cloche Hat Crochet Pattern

If you've been a "Hopeful Honey" reader for a while now, you already know that I love all things vintage and am constantly working on new designs.
Yesterday I finally finished writing and testing a new crochet pattern for this lovely 1920's Pearl Cloche Hat. I had this hat in my mind for awhile, and am so excited by how wonderfully it turned out. 
You can easily customise this hat by simply adding more or less pearls, or even none at all! And since the hat also features such a lovely scalloped texture, it would look stunning in just about any colour, light or dark!

You can find the pattern HERE!



What You'll Need
5.00mm Crochet Hook
150g Worsted Yarn {10ply} -  I used Drops Paris
Scissors
Tapestry/Wool Needle

Finished Size 
Fits 13 Years & Up



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Cookie Monster Inspired Baby Hat Crochet Pattern

Every time I see a jar filled to brim with cookies I can't help but hear the Cookie Monster's voice in my head saying his iconic "Me want cookie! Om nom nom nom" catchphrase.
What are some things you can't help but associate with your childhood?



What You'll Need
6.00mm Crochet Hook
5.00mm Crochet Hook
4.00mm Crochet Hook
  1 Colour of 50g 8ply Yarn
4 Colours of 15g 8ply Yarn
Small Handful Of Toy Stuffing
Scissors
Tapestry/Wool Needle

Finished Size
3 - 6 Months Old
{Head Circumference 16 inches, 40cm. Hat Height 6.5 inches, 16.5cm}

Colours
{This is the list of colours I used.}
Periwinkle Blue
Black
White
Honey
Chocolate Brown


Rnd 1- Taking your 6.00mm crochet hook and periwinkle blue yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 2 Chains. Crochet 8 Half Double Crochets into the first chain you made. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 8 half double crochets now.
Rnd 2- Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the first stitch. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 16 half double crochets now. 
Rnd 3- Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the first stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 24 half double crochets now.
Rnd 4- Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the first stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 2 stitches. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 32 half double crochets now.
Rnd 5- Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the first stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 3 stitches. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 40 half double crochets now.
Rnd 6- Chain 1, then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the first stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 2 stitches. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 53 half double crochets now.
Rnd 7 - 14- Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the first stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet.
Row 15- Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the first stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet only into the next 35 stitches. {Note: This is starting to create the back of the hat as well as the ear-flaps.}
Row 16- Turn your work, then chain Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the first stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 35 stitches. Do NOT fasten off, as you will be crocheting the left ear-flap in the same place.


Ear Flaps
Left Ear-Flap
Rnd 1- Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 6 stitches. Then crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease.
Rnd 2- Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 4 stitches. Then crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease.
Rnd 3- Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 2 stitches. Then crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease.
Rnd 4- Chain 1. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochet Decreases.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

Right Ear-Flap
Start of by attaching your periwinkle blue yarn to the last stitch of Row 16.
Right across from where the left ear-flap is.
Rnd 1- Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 6 stitches. Then crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease.
Rnd 2- Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 4 stitches. Then crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease.
Rnd 3- Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 2 stitches. Then crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease.
Rnd 4- Chain 1. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochet Decreases.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.


Border
Taking your 6.00mm crochet hook and periwinkle blue yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then attach your yarn to the back of the hat, right in the middle.
Then Single Crochet all along the edge of your hat. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.


Smile
Row 1- Taking your 5.00mm crochet hook and black yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 9 Chains. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the third chain from your hook. Then crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into every stitch, all across. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the last stitch. You should have 9 half double crochets now.
Row 2- Chain 2, then crochet a Half Double Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into ever stitch, all across. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the last stitch. You should have 11 half double crochets now.
Row 3 - 5- Chain 2, then crochet a Half Double Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into ever stitch, all across. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the last stitch.
Then, taking your tapestry needle, sew your smile onto your hat, below the eyes. 
Fasten off, and weave in ends.


Cookie
Rnd 1- Taking your 4.00mm crochet hook and honey yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 2 Chains. Crochet 9 Half Double Crochets into the first chain you made. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. You should have 10 half double crochets now.
Rnd 2- Chain 2, then crochet a Half Double Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. You should have 20 half double crochets now. 
Rnd 3- Chain 2, then crochet a Half Double Crochet into the same stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. You should have 30 half double crochets now.
Now, taking your tapestry needle and chocolate brown yarn, stitch some detailing onto the cookie {Note: This gives the appearance of a chocolate chip cookie.}
Then sew the cookie onto your hat, and partially over the smile.
Fasten off, and weave in ends.


Eyes
Rnd 1- Taking your 5.00mm crochet hook and white yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 2 Chains. Crochet 7 Half Double Crochets into the first chain you made. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. You should have 8 half double crochets now.
Rnd 2- Chain 2, then crochet a Half Double Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. You should have 16 half double crochets now.
Rnd 3- Chain 2, then crochet a Half Double Crochet into the same stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 3 stitches. Then crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. You should have 20 half double crochets now.
Rnd 4 - 6- Chain 2. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. 
Rnd 7- Chain 2. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease into the following stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 3 stitches. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. Fasten off, weave in loose ends.

Pupil
Taking your 5.00mm crochet hook and black yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 2 Chains. Crochet 9 Half Double Crochets into the first chain you made. Slip Stitch into the top of chain 2. You should have 10 half double crochets now. 
Repeat eye pattern once more to make a pair.
Once you've completed both eyes, take some toy stuffing, and fill both of the eyes with the stuffing.
Then, taking your tapestry needle and white yarn, stitch some detailing onto both the eyes pupil's, in the upper left-hand corner. Then sew the pupils onto the eyes, and the eyes onto the hat.
Fasten off, and weave in ends.


Braided Tassels
Taking your periwinkle blue, black and white yarn, cut 12 strands of yarn (4 of each colour), each 30 inches long. Then create a simple knot into the bottom of the left ear-flap. Make a loose braid as short or long as you like, (Mine was 8 inches) then tie a knot at the end, and cut of any excess yarn.
Repeat for the right ear-flap.


Hope you all enjoyed this Sesame Street inspired pattern!
If you did crochet this, please post a photo of your creation onto my Facebook Page.
I'd love to see it!
Have a lovely day crocheting,