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I love this crochet Frog hat pattern for my baby! She looked so cute wearing this crochet hat pattern. I wanted to make a crochet frog hat after seeing such adorable hats made online. So created this one after a few trial and errors. I think this is such a sweet gift for a newborn or baby! Enjoy~
Newborn baby head circumference: 13" - 14", Hat height = 5.5 to 6"= F hook, Baby - 3 to 6 months, Head Cir, 14" - 17 ", Hat height= 6.5 - 7"= G hook, baby 6-12 months, 16"-19" head cir., hat length=6.5-7"=H hook, toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18"-20" head cir., hat length=7" =I hook, child 3-10 yrs, head cir., 19"-20 1/2 "", hat length= 7.5"=J hook, teens, head cir., 20 1/2"-22", hat length, 7.5-8"= K hook,
Green, White and black yarn
I Hook G Hook Yarn needle
sl st=slip stitch
hdc=half double crochet
Half Double Crochet Hat
I hook, Green yarn,
Size for a child's head toddler-preschooler (12 months-3 yrs), 18"-20" head cir., hat length=7" =I hook
Instructions: I hook ch 4, sl st, to form a ring.
rnd 1. ch 2 (count as one hdc), work 9 hdc in the ring, sl st. (10 hdc)
rnd 2. ch 2 (counts as one hdc), hdc in the same stitch as the ch2, then work 2hdc in each stitch around, Slip Stitch (start to use a marker) (20 hdc)
rnd 3. *work a hdc in the next stitch, 2hdc in the next stitch, *repeat around, continue around, no slip stitch or chain, (I would use a marker so you can keep track of your increased rounds) (30 hdc)
rnd 4. *work a hdc in the next 2 stitches, 2hdc in the next stitch, *repeat around, continue around. (40 hdc)
rnd 5. *work a hdc in the next 3 stitches, 2hdc in the next stitch, *repeat around, continue around. (50 hdc)
rnd 6. *work a hdc in the next 4 stitches, 2 hdc in the next stitch, *repeat around, continue around. (60 hdc)
rnd 7. *work a hdc in each stitch around,*repeat until you hat measures 7 inches long, (will be longer for a bigger size head, see above for sizes)
Trim: half double crochet in each stitch around with white yarn, sl st. Fasten off. weave in the ends
Eyes: Make 4, G hook
Black, White, and Green yarn
Eyes: The front of the eyes: Make 2, G hook, Black, white, and green yarn Start with black yarn ch 2
rnd 1: work 5 single crochet in the 2nd chain from the hook, sl st. -5 sc rnd 2: work 2sc in each stitch around, (10sc) sl st. Change to white yarn -10 sc rnd 3: *work 1 sc in the next stitch, 2sc in next stitch, *repeat from* around, sl st. -15 sc rnd 4: *work 1 sc in the next 2 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, sl st. Change to green yarn -20 sc rnd 5: *work 1 sc in the next 3 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, sl st. -25 sc rnd 6: work 1 sc in the next 4 stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat from *around, sl st. fasten off. weave in the ends. -30 sc
Eyes: Make 2, G hook, Green yarn. back of the eye. Make it the same as above but use all green yarn.
Sew the front of the eye and the back of the eye (all green) together with single crochet with green yarn. *repeat again for the second eye. Place the eyes 2 inches apart on the top of the hat. I keep the bottom of the eye opened and not sewed and have it wrap around the top of the hat and sew it on that way, so it stands up better.
Mouth: Sew On a smile, by sewing with black yarn, sew a straight line, then come back sew a slanted line on each side for a smile.
Cheek circles, G Hook, White yarn, Make 2 circles for the end of the smile. ch 2, sc in the 2nd chain from the hook 10 times, sl st. fasten off. Place one circle on each end of the smile.