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Hazel Preemie Newborn Crochet Hat by Cream Of The Crop Crochet

This adorable Hazel Preemie Newborn Crochet Hat is sooo perfect for any occasion! The red, pink and white makes it ideal for Valentine’s day… but why not try a shade of purple instead of the red and you have yourself a cute little spring hat for the wee ones.

Free Crochet Pattern by Cream Of The Crop Crochet
Hazel Preemie Newborn Crochet Hat by Cream Of The Crop Crochet

The pattern is available in four baby sizes, which means you can crochet the hat in lots of pretty colors for your little princess to grow into. And for boys you could simply choose a boyish color combo and omit the flower applique. It’s that simple.

Best of all, it’ll be the one gift that gets all the attention at your next baby shower. So why not whip up a few so you have them ready for when the occasion calls for it.

As for the pretty flower applique, it can be used on many other items from headbands to baby blankets, bags and anything else you can imagine.

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Free Crochet Pattern by Cream Of The Crop Crochet

Hazel Preemie Newborn Crochet Hat by Ashley Dylan

This crochet preemie hat pattern is available in four baby sizes.
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Materials

  • Yarn: Vanna's Choice White, Light Pink, Red
  • 1-3 lb: 17 yards of yarn for hat only, not for add-ons
  • 3-5 lb: 34 yards of yarn for hat only, not for add-ons
  • 6-8 lb: 43 yards of yarn for hat only, not for add-ons
  • 9-11 lb (Newborn): 51 yards of yarn for hat only, not for add-ons
  • Crochet Hook: G-6 (4.00mm) 
  • Other: Heart shaped button (I couldn't find these exact button on the joann website but I did get them in their store.)
  • Measuring Tape
  • Scissors
  • Yarn Needle

Gauge

  • 3 dc stitches x 2 rows is 1"
  • *Change the hook size to obtain the gauge.

Abbreviations

Notes

  • Start in the same stitch as chain.
  • In the amount of stitches you should have at the end of the row, (ex. 11 sts). The count does include the chain.
  • *This pattern is written in American Crochet Terms.

Instructions

1-3 lb Preemie Hat

  • Starting with white yarn.
  • ch 3
  • Row 1: 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook, join in top of first dc (12 sts)
  • Row 2: ch 2, 2 dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (23 sts)
  • Row 3: ch 2, 2 dc in first st, dc in next 2 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts* repeat * to * around dc in next st, join in top of first dc (30 sts)
  • Rows 4-5: ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (30 sts)
  • Cut yarn and change to light pink yarn.
  • Row 6: ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (30 sts)
  • Row 7: ch 2, fpdc in first st, bpdc in next st, *fpdc in next st, bpdc in next st* repeat * to * around, fpdc in next st, join in top of first fpdc, cut yarn, fasten off, weave ends (30 sts)

3-5 lb Preemie Hat

  • Starting with white yarn.
  • ch 3
  • Row 1: 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook, join in top of first dc (12 sts)
  • Row 2: ch 2, 2 dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (23 sts)
  • Row 3: ch 2, 2 dc in first st, dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st* repeat * to * around, join in top of first dc (34 sts)
  • Row 4: ch 2, 2 dc in first st, dc in next 7 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 7 sts* repeat * to * around, dc in next st, join in top of first dc (38 sts)
  • Rows 5-7: ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (38 sts)
  • Cut yarn and change to light pink yarn.
  • Row 8: ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (38 sts)
  • Row 9: ch 2, fpdc in first st, bpdc in next st, *fpdc in next st, bpdc in next st* repeat * to * around, fpdc in next st, join in top of first fpdc, cut yarn, fasten off, weave ends (38 sts)

6-8 lb Preemie Hat

  • Starting with white yarn.
  • ch 3
  • Row 1: 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook, join in top of first dc (12 sts)
  • Row 2: ch 2, 2 dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (23 sts)
  • Row 3: ch 2, 2 dc in first st, dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st* repeat * to * around, join in top of first dc (34 sts)
  • Row 4: ch 2, 2 dc in first st, dc in next 4 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 4 sts* repeat * to * 4 more times around, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, join in top of first dc (41 sts)
  • Rows 5-8: ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (41 sts)
  • Cut yarn and change to light pink yarn.
  • Row 9: ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (41 sts)
  • Row 10: ch 2, fpdc in first st, bpdc in next st, *fpdc in next st, bpdc in next st* repeat * to * around, join in top of first fpdc, cut yarn, fasten off, weave ends (41 sts)

9-11 lb Newborn Hat

  • Starting with white yarn.
  • ch 3
  • Row 1: 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook, join in top of first dc (12 sts)
  • Row 2: ch 2, 2 dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (23 sts)
  • Row 3: ch 2, 2 dc in first st, dc in next st, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st* repeat * to * around, join in top of first dc (34 sts)
  • Row 4: ch 2, 2 dc in first st, dc in next 2 sts, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts* repeat * to * around, join in top of first dc (45 sts)
  • Rows 5-10: ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (45 sts)
  • Cut yarn and change to light pink yarn.
  • Row 11: ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first dc (45 sts)
  • Row 12: ch 2, fpdc in first st, bpdc in next st, *fpdc in next st, bpdc in next st* repeat * to * around, join in top of first fpdc, cut yarn, fasten off, weave ends (45 sts)

Flower Applique

  • With light pink yarn.
  • Ch 2
  • Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join
  • Round 2: ch 1, 2 sc in each st around, join
  • Round 3: *ch 2, 2 dc, ch 2, slst, skip st, sc in next st* repeat * to * around
  • Round 4: *ch 3, slst in between petals* repeat * to * around 5 times. ch 3, slst to first ch 3
  • Change to red yarn.
  • Round 5: *ch 2, 3 dc, ch 2, slst, sc in next ch 3* repeat * to * around, cut yarn, fasten off, weave ends

Attaching the Flower to the Hat

  • With red yarn and a yarn needle attach the button to the hat.
  • Cut yarn, tie ends together, and weave ends.
  • Then with red yarn (or light pink thread), 1/2"-1" button, and a yarn needle (or small needle), attach the button to the middle of the flower.
  • Cut yarn (or thread), tie ends together, and weave ends.

Pom Pom

  • With red yarn.
  • Make 2 pom poms. (Here is a link to a tutorial on How to Make a Pom Pom.)
  • I just used a medium pom pom maker.
  • Attach pom poms toward the top, slightly to the side of the hat.

Notes

Pattern and photos © 2015, Cream Of The Crop Crochet™. All rights reserved.

Meet the Designer:

Ashley Dylan is an ever growing designer in the blogging world always looking for another adventure. Her designs will give y’all a cute country feel that lasts. Her inspiration comes from her love of the country style and the world around her. When she doesn’t have a hook in hand she is hiking through trails, camera in hand, looking for the jaw dropping photography shots y’all love.

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Website: Ashley Dylan

See more designs here on CNC by Ashley Dylan, formerly Cream Of The Crop Crochet.

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