Crochet Hello Kitty hat
How to Crochet a Double Crochet Newborn Hat -All Sizes Tutorial Videos!
Crochet Hat sizes with this Double crochet patternNewborn baby head circumference, 13" - 14", Hat height = 5.5 to 6"= D hook, If you want to have a bulky hat, use this pattern here with a J hook: http://crochetjewel.com/?p=14362
Baby 3 to 6 months, Head Cir, 14" - 17 ", Hat height= 6.5 - 7"=E hook,
baby 6-12 months, 16"-19" head cir., hat length=6.5-7"=F hook,
toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18"-20" head cir., hat length=7" =G hook,
child 3-10 yrs, head cir., 19"-20 1/2 "", hat length= 7.5"=H hook,
teens, head cir., 20 1/2"-22", hat length, 7.5-8"=I hook,
Adult women, 21.5"-22.5", hat length, 8"= J
Supplies: 100% Cotton white,black,yellow, and pink yarn, or worsted yarn is ok too. H hook, G hook
Abbreviations: dc=double crochet sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch hdc=half double crochet hdc2tog=half double crochet 2 together
I made this for a 5 year old. See above sizes.
Instructions: H hook, body, white yarn
Two ways to start this Hat with a Magic Circle or Do Rnd 1:
Here is a Magic Circle with Double Crochet Video, then Continue on to Rnd 2: or Do Rnd 1: Instead of the Magic Circle:
rnd 1: ch 5- slip stitch to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as a Dc), 11 dc in the ring, join with sl st. on top of ch 3. -12 sts.
rnd 2. ch 2, (Counts as first Dc), dc in same st. as joining, 2dc in each st. around. join with sl st on top of chain 2. -24 sts.
rnd 3. ch 2, (Counts as first Dc), *2dc in next st., dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -36 sts.
rnd 4. ch 2, (Counts as first Dc), dc in the next st., 2dc in the next st., *dc in the next two stitches, 2dc in the next stitch, repeat from *around, join with sl st. -48 sts.
rnd 5. ch 2,(Counts as first Dc), dc in the 2 next two sts., 2dc in the next stitch; *dc in the next 3 stitches, 2dc in the next stitch. repeat from * around, join (60 sts)
rnds 6- Continue with, *ch2, dc in each st around, join *Repeat to length that is about 7 inches long or to your desired length. slip stitch.
Trim: change color to pink yarn with H hook with sl st, single crochet around the trim, the bottom of the hat, sl st.
Eyes: Make 2 eyes black yarn, G hook.
rnd 1. ch 2, Work 10 sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, join sl st. Attach in the center of the hat, about 2 inches apart.
Bow: pink yarn g hook
row 1. ch 12, sc the 2nd chain from the hook and each stitch to the end, ch 1, turn
rows 2-4. *sc in each ch across working in the back loops only, ch 1, turn, *repeat sc in all stitches around the border of the bow. take yarn and wrap it around the center of the bow 8-10 times or so to make the center of the bow, secure and weave in the ends
Whiskers: Use three black pieces of yarn on each side of the face of the kitty. Each Whisker measures 1 1/2 inches. sew them on individually and tie them on inside of the hat, place the whiskers next to the eyes, about 1/2 inch away on both sides.
Nose: G hook, yellow yarn,
rnd 1. ch 2, Work 10sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, join with sl st. Attach below the eyes in the center.
Make 2, white yarn, G hook
Rnd 1. Ch 2. sc in the 2nd chain from the hook 6 times, sl st. (6sc)
Rnd 2. Ch 1, sc in each stitch around. (6sc) work in continual rounds, use a marker to keep track
Rnd 3. 2sc in each sc around. (12sc)
Rnd 4. sc in each stitch around. (12sc)
Rnd 5. *2sc in next st, 1 sc*Repeat around.(18sc)
Rnd 6. sc in each stitch around (18sc).
Rnd 7. *2sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts*Repeat around. (24sc)
Rnd 8. sc in each stitch around (24sc) sl st. fasten off
Sew the ears on top of the hat about 2 inches apart.