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Minty Winter Children’s Hats FREE PATTERN

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Minty Winter Children’s Hats Crochet Pattern

© 2017 Amanda Bryant

Materials:

Red Heart Super Saver yarn (7 oz/198 g; 364 yards/333 meters)- 1 skein color “Minty” (one skein will make 1 of each size hat)

5.5 mm hook

stitch marker

yarn needle for weaving in loose ends

Gauge: 4 sc= 1 inch, 4 rounds in sc= 1 inch

Abbreviations Used (US terminology):

ch- chain

sl st- slip stitch

sp- space

beg- beginning

sc- single crochet

dc- double crochet

Pattern Note:

the crown of the hat is worked in a continuous round, with no joins at the end of each round. Be sure to mark, with your stitch marker, the end/beginning of each round as your work progresses. Thereafter the rounds will be joined.

Instructions:

Starting with a magic ring:

Round 1- make 6 sc in magic ring (6 sc)

Round 2- make 2 sc in ea sc around (12 sc)

Round 3- make 1 sc in the first sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in the next sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (18 sc)

Round 4- make 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (24 sc)

Round 5- make 1 sc in each of the first 3 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (30 sc)

Round 6- make 1 sc in each of the first 4 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (36 sc)

Round 7- make 1 sc in each of the first 5 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 5 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (42 sc)

Round 8- make 1 sc in each of the first 6 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 6 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (48 sc)

Round 9- make 1 sc in each of the first 7 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 7 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (54 sc) **end here for 0-3 month size and proceed to next step

Round 10- make 1 sc in each of the first 8 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 8 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (60 sc) **end here for 3-6 month size and proceed to next step

Round 11- make 1 sc in each of the first 9 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 9 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (66 sc) **end here for 6-12 month size and proceed to next step

Round 12- make 1 sc in each of the first 10 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 10 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (72 sc) **end here for 12-24 month size and proceed to next step

Round 13- make 1 sc in each of the first 11 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc, (make 1 sc in each of the next 11 sc, make 2 sc in the next sc) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round (78 sc) **end here for toddler size and proceed to next step

Next Step:

For all sizes, make 1 sc in each sc around, for a total of 3 rounds **at the end of the third round, join with a sl st to the beginning sc

0-3 months= 54 sc around

3-6 months= 60 sc around

6-12 months= 66 sc around

12-24 months= 72 sc around

Toddler= 78 sc around

Next Round:

Ch 4 (this counts as a dc and ch-1), sk 1 sc, dc in the next sc, ch 1, (sk 1 sc, dc in the next sc, ch 1) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round, join with a sl st to the 3rd ch of the beg ch-4.

0-3 months size= 27 dc and 27 ch-1 sps

3-6 months size= 30 dc and 30 ch-1 sps

6-12 months size= 33 dc and 33 ch-1 sps

12-24 months size= 36 dc and 36 ch-1 sps

Toddler size= 39 dc and 39 ch-1 sps

Next Round:

Sl st into the 1st ch sp, ch 3 (this counts as a dc and ch-1), sk the 1st dc, dc in the next ch sp, ch 1, <sk the next dc, dc in the next ch sp, ch 1> repeat the instructions in the < > to the end of the round, join with a sl st to the 2nd ch of the beg ch-3. **Repeat this round according the list below:

0-3 months size- 3 more times (for a total of 4 rounds)

3-6 months size- 4 more times (for a total of 5 rounds)

6-12 months size- 5 more times (for a total of 6 rounds)

12-24 months size- 6 more times (for a total of 7 rounds)

Toddler size- 7 more times (for a total of 8 rounds)

Final Round:

Ch 2 (does not count as a dc), dc in the same st as join, dc in the first ch-1 sp, dc in the first dc, dc in the next ch-1 sp, (dc in the next dc, dc in the next ch-1 sp) repeat the instructions in ( ) to the end of the round, join with a sl st to the top of the 1st dc (not to the beg ch-2), and fasten off.

0-3 month size= 54 dc around

3-6 month size= 60 dc around

6-12 month size= 66 dc around

12-24 month size= 72 dc around

Toddler size= 78 dc around

Weave in yarn tails and you’re done 🙂

 

 

Granny’s Hugs Toddler Hat FREE PATTERN

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This hat will fit a toddler, about the ages 2 1/2 years old to 4 or 5 years old. It would be best to measure the child’s head before setting down to making this hat. It was made according to my daughter’s head size (and the amount of hair she has), which is about 19 inches in circumference. It was also originally intended to be a toddler sized slouchy hat, but with my daughter’s afro it’s more of a beanie (photos of her wearing it are at the end of this written pattern). She is 2 1/2 years old. If you would like to make the hat “slouchier”, simply add a few extra rounds of clusters before making the ribbed cuff. Also, I must note, that the pattern as written takes almost exactly 1 full skein of yarn (170 yards). If you make the hat longer, you will need to buy 2 skeins of yarn.

Granny’s Hugs Toddler Hat Pattern

© 2017 Amanda Bryant

Materials:

1 skein Vanna’s Choice Lion Brand medium weight 100% acrylic yarn (3.5 oz/100 g; 170 yards/156 meters) Color: Periwinkle

6 mm crochet hook

yarn needle to weave in ends

Gauge: 4 clusters and 4 ch-3’s= 4 inches; 3 rounds of clusters= 2 inches

Finished Measurements: approx. 18 inches circumference unstretched and 8 1/2 inches long

Abbreviations Used (American Terminology):

ch- chain

sl st- slip stitch

beg cl- beginning cluster:  Beg Cl- ch 2, (yo and insert hook into st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops) 4 times, yo and pull through all 5 loops on the hook

cl- cluster: Cl- (yo, insert hook into st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops) 5 times, yo and pull through all 6 loops on the hook

yo- yarn over

bpdc- back post double crochet

fpdc- front post double crochet

 

Instructions:

Make a magic ring,

Round 1- Make a beg cl, ch 3, (cl, ch 3) 5 times, join to the top of the beg cl with a sl st (6 cl and 6 ch-3 sps)

Round 2- sl st into the first ch-3 sp, (beg cl, ch 3, cl) in the 1st ch-3 sp, <ch 3, (cl, ch3, cl) in the next ch-3 sp> repeat < > around, join with a sl st to the top of the beg cl (12 cl and 12 ch-3 sps)

Round 3- sl st into the first ch-3 sp, (beg cl, ch 3, cl) in the 1st ch-3 sp, (ch3, cl) in the next ch-3 sp, <ch 3, (cl, ch3, cl) in the next ch-3 sp, (ch3, cl) in the next ch-3 sp>, repeat the < > around, join with a sl st to the top of the beg cl (18 cl and 18 ch-3 sps)

Round 4- (sl st, beg cl) into the first ch-3 sp, ch 3, <(cl, ch3) in next ch-3 sp>, repeat the < > around, join with a sl st to the top of the beg cl (18 cl and 18-ch-3 sps)

Rounds 5-9- repeat Round 4

Beginning the ribbed cuff:

Round 10- ch 2 (does not count as dc), dc in the same st, 3 dc in the 1st ch-3 sp, dc in the top of the first cl, 3 dc in the next ch-3 sp, (dc in the top of the next cl, 3 dc in the next ch-3 sp), repeat around, join with a sl st to the first dc (72 dc)

Round 11- ch 2 (does not count as a dc), bpdc in the first dc, fpdc in the next dc, (bpdc in the next dc, fpdc in the next dc) repeat around, join with a sl st to the top of the first bpdc (36 bpdc and 36 fpdc)

Round 12- ch 2 (does not count as a dc), bpdc in the first bpdc, fpdc in the next fpdc, (bpdc in the next bpdc, fpdc in the next fpdc) repeat around, join with a sl st to the top of first bpdc (36 bpdc and 36 fpdc)

Rounds 13- 18- repeat round 12

Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

 

Chugging Along

A preview of what’s to come…

This is almost complete. In the end it will be a scarf. I’m using Red Heart Unforgettable,  in the color “pearly”.  I love the striping effect and the fuzzy fibres. I’m using a 6mm hook and coming up to the end of the second skein.  I was thinking of trying to make a matching hat, but I’m also thinking I’d like to try knitting a hat with this yarn instead. I have one skein of it left.

And this is going to be a slouchy hat, comprised mostly of clusters. I’m using Vanna’s Choice in the color “periwinkle “, with a 6mm hook.

My yarn bin is overflowing.  It seems to be that as I use up one skein I replace it with 2 or 3 more skeins, lol. I told my husband that I’d like to sign up for one of those yarn-of-the-month clubs but his lack of enthusiasm about that idea leads me to believe that I should use up at least some of what I’ve got on hand before mentioning that idea again, lol.

A few days ago I picked up 5 skeins of Caron Simply Stripes in the color “jersey shore”. I can picture it becoming a c2c or perhaps a kids poncho or hat, scarf and mitten set.

I have a few amigurumi projects in the works, but they’ve been put on hold. I find it very difficult to work on them, especially the assembly of them, with my daughter hanging off of me.

I would really love to try to knit a shawl or wrap. I’ve crocheted many in the past, but never knit one. I have 4 skeins of Lion Brand Landscapes in the color “boardwalk”, and I think that would look great as a shawl or wrap, but I don’t know if 4 skeins is enough.

I could go on and on about what yarn I have and my ideas for what they will become, but, I think I should spend some more time working on my current WIP’S first! Lol

On that note, I’m off to see what progress I can make on my projects today…

Enjoy your Sunday!

Amanda 🌹⚘🌼

Just another update…

I’m still working on using up my leftover yarn.  Actually, today I am going through all that I have and will be trying to devise a Valentine’s Day related pattern, depending on how much red and pink yarn I find. It seems lately I’ve made a lot of hats, which are useful and have brought a lot of views to my blog. But truth be told, I’m tired of hats, lol.  HOWEVER, here is a hat I made (last week sometime), using the pattern for the You Are My Sunshine Infant Hat. The first photo is using a flash, the second photo, no flash.

The difference between the original hat and this hat, is that I used a 6 mm hook and Bernat Chunky yarn (the color is Plum Mist) for this hat. With both the yarn and the hook being larger than what the original pattern calls for, there were less rounds to make. I followed the pattern up to the end of round 4 (so there were 24 clusters and 24 ch-1 spaces around), and then worked even until the hat was about 5 1/2 inches long, and then followed the instructions for the brim. The hat will fit about a 6-9 month old child. The circumference around is about 18 inches. I am thinking about trying this hat again, but with a larger hook (maybe a 6.5 mm), and seeing if I can recreate the pattern for all the children’s sizes using the chunky yarn. But, like I said, I’m tired of making hats, for now, lol.

So, now I must go and delve into my stash. If you don’t hear from me in a week send out the search party! lol

Happy Hookin’ Y’all!

Amanda

Merry-Go-Baby Hat- Free Pattern

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This little hat will fit a child about 3 months to 6 months old. It is made using Front Post Double Crochet stitches. If you’re not familiar with how to work this stitch, you can read a tutorial HERE. Once you get the hang of it, it’s very easy, and addictive 🙂 It is worked in the round with sport weight baby yarn. I can’t remember the color I used, as once again I’m using leftover yarn (and I don’t have the label anymore), but I do know that it’s Bernat Baby Sport.

Merry-Go-Baby Hat Pattern

© Amanda Bryant 2016

Materials Needed:

3.5 mm hook

Bernat Baby Sport yarn

sewing or embroidery needle

Hat Measurements- about 15″ circumference and 5″ in length

Gauge- 5 fpdc= 1 inch, 5 rounds= 1 inch

Abbreviations Used:

sl st- slip stitch

sc- single crochet

dc- double crochet

fpdc- front post double crochet (see tutorial HERE)

Instructions:

Starting with a magic ring-

Round 1- make 8 sc in magic ring, join with a sl st in first sc (8 sc)

Round 2- ch 3 (counts as a dc), dc in same st as join, make 2 dc in each sc around, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-3 (16 dc)

Round 3- ch 2 (counts as first fpdc here and throughout), (make 2 fpdc in next dc, 1 fpdc in the next dc) 7x’s, make 2 fpdc in the last dc, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2 (24 fpdc)

Round 4- ch 2, (make 2 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the next 2 fpdc) 7x’s, make 2 fpdc in the next fpdc, 1 fpdc in the last fpdc, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2 (32 fpdc)

Round 5- ch 2, (make 2 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the next 3 fpdc) 7x’s, make 2 fpdc in the next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the last 2 fpdc, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2 (40 fpdc)

Round 6- ch 2, (make 2 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the next 4 fpdc) 7x’s, make 2 fpdc in the next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the last 3 fpdc, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2 (48 fpdc)

Round 7- ch 2, (make 2 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the next 5 fpdc) 7x’s, make 2 fpdc in the next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the last 4 fpdc, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2 (56 fpdc)

Round 8- ch 2, (make 2 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the next 6 fpdc) 7x’s, make 2 fpdc in the next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the last 5 fpdc, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2 (64 fpdc)

Round 9- ch 2, (make 2 fpdc in next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the next 7 fpdc) 7x’s, make 2 fpdc in the next fpdc, 1 fpdc in ea of the last 6 fpdc, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2 (72 fpdc)

Round 10- ch 2, make a fpdc in next fpdc and in ea fpdc around the hat, join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-2 (72 fpdc)

Rounds 11- 23- repeat round 10

**If you wish to make the hat slightly longer, simply repeat round 10 until you reach your desired length.

Fasten off and weave in your yarn tails with your sewing needle.

There is no trim on the hat, but the last round will curl up slightly. I played around with different stitches for a trim, but in the end found that the hat looks much cuter with a little curl. But that is only my personal opinion. Feel free to add a trim to yours 🙂

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Springtime Beanie- Free Pattern

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Still using up my leftover’s, I made this hat following the pattern I created for the You Are My Sunshine Infants Hat Pattern. There are a few differences, however.  First of all, I used size 5 crochet thread and a 3.25 mm hook, rather than yarn and the larger hook. Secondly, this one fits an adult, and I didn’t make a pattern for a child sized one (although going by gauge and textbook measurements, I could guess at the pattern for a child sized, if you’re interested). And last but not least, there is no pointy little brim on it, just a trim of hdc’s.

Springtime Beanie Pattern

© Amanda Bryant 2016

Materials:

Bernat Handicrafter crochet thread size 5- Fresh Fern (Color A) and Iris (Color B)

3.25 mm hook

sewing or embroidery needle

Gauge: 6 clusters= 2 inches; 6 rounds= 2 inches

Hat Measurements: approx. 22 inches circumference (unstretched); approx. 7 inches in length

Abbreviations Used:

ch- chain

beg cl- beginning cluster

cl- cluster

yo- yarn over

st- stitch

sl st- slip stitch

sp- space

hdc- half double crochet

Instructions:

Beg Cl- ch 2, (yo and insert hook into st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops) 2 times, yo and pull through all 3 loops on the hook

Cl- (yo, insert hook into st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops) 3 times, yo and pull through all 4 loops on the hook

Start with a Magic Ring and Color A

Round 1- make a Beg Cl, (ch 1, Cl) 5 times, ch 1, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (6 Cl and 6 ch-1 spaces)

Round 2- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(Cl, ch 1, Cl) in the next ch-1 sp, ch 1*, repeat from * to *around,  join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (12 Cl and 12 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 3- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl in the next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1*, repeat from * to * around,  join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (18 Cl and 18 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 4- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 2 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1* repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (24 Cl and 24 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 5- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 3 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1* repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (30 Cl and 30 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 6- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 4 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1*, repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (36 Cl and 36 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 7- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 5 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1 Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1*, repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (42 Cl and 42 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 8- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 6 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1*, repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (48 Cl and 48 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 9- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 7 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1*, repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (54 Cl and 54 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 10- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 8 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1*, repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (60 Cl and 60 ch-1 spaces made)

Rounds 11- 16- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, Beg Cl in the same ch-1 sp, ch 1, (Cl, ch 1) in each ch-1 sp around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl

At the end of round 16 fasten off Color A

Rounds 17- 21- Join color B with a sl st in the first ch-1 sp, Beg Cl in the same ch-1 sp, ch 1, (Cl, ch 1) in each ch-1 sp around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl.

At the end of round 21 fasten off Color B

Rounds 22- 25- Join color A with a sl st in the first ch-1 sp, Beg Cl in the same ch-1 sp, ch 1, (Cl, ch 1) in each ch-1 sp around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl.

At the end of round 25 fasten off Color A.

Round 26 (the trim)- Join Color B with a sl st in the top of the Beg Cl of the previous round (the same one that you fastened off Color A in), ch 2 (counts as a hdc), and make 1 hdc in each ch-1 sp and in the top of each Cl around. Join with a sl st in the top of the beginning ch-2. Fasten off.

With your sewing needle, weave in all loose thread tails.

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You Are My Sunshine-Infants Hat- Free Pattern

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“You Are My Sunshine”

Infant’s Hat Pattern

© Amanda Bryant 2016

Unable to purchase any new yarn for the time being, I’ve been using up what’s in my “left-overs” stash.  The yarn I used in this hat is Red Heart Soft Touch in the color Lemon. Unfortunately, the camera on my phone doesn’t do the color any justice. It is actually much brighter than what you see in the photo. You can check out the Red Heart website for a better image of what the color looks like (click here to go to the page). The pattern below includes instructions for size 0-3 months, 3-6 months, and 6-12 months. (The 6- 12 month size fits my 13 month old daughter nicely.) I really love how this little hat turned out. The edging on the brim reminds me of little pointy rays of sunshine 🙂 Anyhow, I really hope you like this pattern. Any questions or comments, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Ok, here’s the pattern:

Materials:

5 mm hook

Red Heart Soft Touch yarn, color Lemon (1 skein will make 1 hat)

Yarn needle

Sizing: 0-3 months (about 12″ around), 3-6 months (about 15″ around), 6-12 months (about 18″ around)

Gauge- 6 rounds and 6 clusters= 3 inches

Abbreviations Used:

ch- chain

beg cl- beginning cluster

cl- cluster

yo- yarn over

st- stitch

sl st- slip stitch

sp- space

sc- single crochet

hdc- half double crochet

dc- double crochet

Instructions:

Beg Cl- ch 2, (yo and insert hook into st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops) 2 times, yo and pull through all 3 loops on the hook

Cl- (yo, insert hook into st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops) 3 times, yo and pull through all 4 loops on the hook

Start with a Magic Ring

Round 1- make a Beg Cl, (ch 1, Cl) 5 times, ch 1, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (6 Cl and 6 ch-1 spaces)

Round 2- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(Cl, ch 1, Cl) in the next ch-1 sp, ch 1*, repeat from * to *around,  join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (12 Cl and 12 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 3- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl in the next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1*, repeat from * to * around,  join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (18 Cl and 18 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 4- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 2 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1* repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (24 Cl and 24 ch-1 spaces made) **Stop here for the size 0-3 month and proceed to round 7

Round 5- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 3 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1* repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (30 Cl and 30 ch-1 spaces made) **Stop here for the size 3-6 month and proceed to round 7

Round 6- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, (Beg Cl, ch 1, Cl) in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *Cl, ch 1 in each of the next 4 ch-1 spaces, (Cl, ch 1, Cl in the next ch-1 sp), ch 1*, repeat from * to * around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl (36 Cl and 36 ch-1 spaces made)

Round 7- sl st in the first ch-1 sp, Beg Cl in the same ch-1 sp, ch 1, (Cl, ch 1) in each ch-1 sp around, join with a sl st to the top of the Beg Cl

For the 0-3 month size, repeat Round 7 until hat is 5 inches from crown, then proceed to instructions for the Brim.

For the 3-6 month size, repeat Round 7 until hat is 5 1/2 inches from crown, then proceed to instructions for the Brim.

For the 6-12 month size, repeat Round 7 until hat is 6 inches from crown, then proceed to instructions for the Brim.

Brim (for all hat sizes)- In first ch-1 sp, (sc, hdc, dc, hdc,sc).  *Sl st in the top of the next Cl. In the next ch-1 sp, (sc hdc, dc, hdc, sc). * Repeat from * to * around.  Join with a sl st to the first sl st of the last round.

Fasten off and weave in loose yarn tails with the yarn needle.