Newborn Mouse Hat Crochet Pattern

I've never been a big fan of mice... Unless they're animated!
There's just something about giving them a high pitched voice and a pair of colourful pants that helps to make them so loveable and cute!



What You'll Need
10.00mm Crochet Hook
4.50mm Crochet Hook
60g Super Bulky Yarn {14ply} - I used Lincraft Luxe
5g Light Pink 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}


~ Hat ~

Round 1~ Taking your 10.00mm crochet hook and super bulky 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 stitches now.
Round 2~ Chain 1, crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the same stitch.Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 16 stitches now.
Round 3~ Chain 1, then crochet a 2 Half Double Crochets into the same 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 22 stitches now.
Round 4 - 8~ Chain 1, crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet.
Round 9~ Chain 1, crochet 1 Single Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.


~ Ears ~

Outer Ear
Round 1~ Taking your 10.00mm crochet hook and super bulky yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 3 Chains. Crochet 10 Double Crochets into the first chain you made. Slip Stitch into the first double crochet. You should have 10 stitches now.
Round 2Chain 2, then crochet 2 Double Crochets into the same stitch. Crochet 2 Double Crochets into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first double crochet. You should have 20 stitches now.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

Inner Ear
Round 1~ Taking your 4.50mm crochet hook and DK yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 2 Chains. Crochet 10 Half Double Crochets into the first chain you made. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 10 stitches now.
Round 2~ Chain 1, crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the same stitch. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 20 stitches now.
Round 3~ Chain 1, crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the same stitch. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next stitch. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the next stitch. Repeat from the * all around. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 30 stitches now.
Round 4Chain 1, crochet 1 Single Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into every stitch all around. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

Repeat entire ear pattern once more to make a pair.
Taking your tapestry needle, sew both outer ears to the top of your hat, making sure they're evenly spaced out. Then sew the inner ears inside of the outer ears. 
Now, taking your tapestry needle and some yarn, stitch a nose and whiskers onto the front of your hat.

Hope you all enjoyed this adorable newborn 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,


Basic Capelet Crochet Pattern

You know how there's usually that one friend in the group that always complains about the cold, and can't help but wear 30 layers during winter?.. Well, I'm that friend. 
And the sad thing is, it doesn't even get that cold (or snow) where I live! Some of my friends will be casually walking around without a jacket, and I'll be there dressed as an eskimo.

So if you're constantly dreading the cold too, trust me when I say that this capelet will help keep you warm and toasty even on the coldest days!



What You'll Need
12.00mm Crochet Hook
700g Super Bulky Yarn {14ply}
Scissors
Tapestry/Wool Needle

Finished Size
Adult Women - Size Small

Gauge
2 rows x 3 stitches in hdc = 2 inch


Taking your 12.00mm crochet hook and super bulky yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 30 Chains.
Row 1~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the second chain from your hook. Then crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 29 chains. You should have 30 stitches now.
Row 2~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in every stitch across.
Row 3~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 2 stitches. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 3 stitches. Repeat from the * all across. You should have 24 stitches now.
Row 4~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 3 stitches. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 4 stitches. Repeat from the * all across. You should have 20 stitches now.
Row 5 - 7~ Repeat row 2.
Row 8~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 2 stitches. *Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 3 stitches. Repeat from the * all across. You should have 25 stitches now.
Row 9~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 2 stitches. *Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 3 stitches. Repeat from the * all across. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the last stitch. You should have 31 stitches now.
Row 10~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next stitch. *Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 2 stitches. Repeat from the * all across. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the last stitch. You should have 41 stitches now.
Row 11~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next stitch. *Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 2 stitches. Repeat from the * all across. You should have 54 stitches now.
Row 12~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 2 stitches. *Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 3 stitches. Repeat from the * all across. You should have 67 stitches now.
Row 13~ Repeat row 2.
Row 14~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 8 stitches. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 9 stitches. Repeat from the * all across. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the last stitch. You should have 61 stitches now.
Row 15~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 2 stitches. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 6 stitches. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Repeat from the * all across. You should have 53 stitches now.
Row 16 - 25~ Repeat row 2. {Note: You can add or take away rows depending on  your height.}
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.
When you've completed all the rows, connect the two ends of the capelet together, and Slip Stitch them together. Once the capelet is slip stitched together, fold the slip stitched part towards the inside.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

Hope you all enjoyed this winter-y 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,


Vintage Mary Jane Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

Today I am beyond excited to share my first ever baby bootie pattern!
For months now I've been working on and off creating a pair that I'd be proud enough to share with all of you... Yes, I have to admit that I'm a bit of a perfectionist!

I also couldn't resist putting a vintage twist on these booties, as I thought it added another layer of cuteness!



Materials
3.50mm Crochet Hook
8ply Yarn - Patons Cotton Blend
Tapestry/Yarn Needle
Scissors
2 Buttons {0.4" x 0.4"}

Colours
{This is the list of colours I used
Cream
Sky
Yellow

Size
0 - 6 month old
Sole Length, 9cm

Gauge
4 rows x 5 stitches in hdc = 1 inch


Pattern

Sole
Taking your 3.50mm crochet hook and DK cream yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 11 Chains.
Round 1~ Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the second chain from your hook. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 8 chains. Crochet 5 Half Double Crochets into the last chain. {Note: You are now going to be working on the opposite side of foundation chain.} Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 8 stitches. Crochet 3 Half Double Crochets into the last stitch. You should have 26 stitches now. Do not slip stitch into the first half double crochet of this round.
Round 2~  Start crocheting in the first stitch from the previous round. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next 2 stitches. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 8 stitches. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next 5 stitches. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 8 stitches. Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets into the next 3 stitches. You should have 36 stitches now. Do not slip stitch into the first half double crochet of this round.
Round 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 into the next stitch. Repeat from the * twice. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next 8 stitches.  *Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next stitch. Repeat from the * 5 times. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 8 stitches. *Crochet 2 Half Double Crochets in the next stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the next stitch. Repeat from the * 2 times. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet and 1 Single Crochet into the next stitch. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the next stitch. Slip Stitch into the stitch of this round. You should have 46 stitches now.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.


Top Of Shoe
Round 1~ Attach your sky blue yarn right in the middle of the heel. Chain 1, crochet 1 Half Double Crochet into the same stitch, but only through the back loop. {Note: Continue crocheting the stitches in this round only in the back loop.} Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 45 stitches. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 46 stitches now.Round 2~ Chain 1.Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 40 stitches. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next stitch. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 44 stitches now.
Round 3~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 12 stitches. *Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet Decrease. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next stitch. Repeat from the * 6 times. Crochet 1 Half Double Crochet in the next 13 stitches. Slip Stitch into the first half double crochet. You should have 38 stitches now.
Round 4~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Single Crochet in the same stitch. Crochet 1 Single Crochet in the next 10 stitches. Crochet 8 Half Double Crochet Decreases. Crochet 1 Single Crochet in the next 11 stitches. Slip Stitch into the first single crochet. You should have 30 stitches now.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

Shoe Straps
Right Shoe Strap
Attach your sky blue yarn to the 10th stitch of 'Round 4'.
Row 1 - 8~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the next stitch. Turn your work.
Round 9~ To create the button hole, Chain 3, and Slip Stitch into the next stitch. Turn your work and crochet 4 Single Crochets into the chain loop. Slip Stitch down into the loop. 
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.
Sew 1 of your buttons exactly on the opposite side of your bootie.


Left Shoe Strap
Attach your sky blue yarn to the 21st stitch of 'Round 4'.
Row 1 - 8~ Chain 1. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the same stitch. Crochet 1 Single Crochet into the next stitch. Turn your work.
Round 9~ To create the button hole, Chain 3, and Slip Stitch into the next stitch. Turn your work and crochet 4 Single Crochets into the chain loop. Slip Stitch down into the loop. 
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.
Sew 1 of your buttons exactly on the opposite side of your bootie.

Flowers
Taking your 3.50mm crochet hook and DK cream yarn, start of by making a Slip Knot, then crochet 3 Chains. Crochet 1 Double Crochet Decrease into the first chain you made. Chain 2, then Slip Stitch down into the center of the round. {Note: You're going to continue crocheting into the VERY first chain/loop you made at the start of this round, for the rest of the round.} *Chain 2, then crochet 1 Double Crochet Decrease. Chain 2, then Slip Stitch down into the center of the round. Repeat from * mark once. You should have 3 petals now.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.
Repeat flower pattern 5 times. After creating the flowers, take a tapestry needle and yellow yarn and stitch some yellow detailing in the center of each flower.
Now sew 3 flowers onto the front of each shoe, making sure to space them out evenly.


Hope you all enjoyed this cutie pie 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,