Celebrate baby's arrival with these festive and super easy to crochet hats! Bright and colorful, these little hats are fun to make and can be topped off with a cute pom pom (see video tutorial below). If you have some leftover yarn, these are great to donate to your local hospital too.
Confetti Newborn Hat
By Jennifer Dickerson
- Newborn (height 6 inches, circumference 35 cm/14 inches) Hat is stretchy and will grow with baby just a bit too.
- 1 Skein Lion Brand Tweed Stripes in "Fruity" (Yarn is machine washable so it is suitable for charity donations too, I got at least two hats from each skein)
- Yarn Leftovers For Pom Pom (solid or matching yarn)
- K (6.5 mm) Crochet Hook
- Tapestry Needle
Note: stitches are worked in the spaces. Click here for a helpful tutorial.
Foundation: Ch 4, join with a sl st to form a ring.
Round 1: Ch 3, then work 11 dc into the center of the ring.
Round 2: Ch 3, *1 dc in the first space, 2 dc in the next space, rpt from * to end of round. Close round with a sl st
Round 3: Repeat round 2
Round 4: Ch 3 (counts as a dc). Skip the first space and work a dc in each space around. Close round with a sl st.
Repeat round 4 until hat measures 6 inches from beginning. Fasten off.
Finishing and Assembly:
If desired, make a pom pom for the top of the hat (see video below for instructions on how to make a pom pom). Tie pom pom to top of hat securely and weave in any yarn ends that remain.
Click on the video below to watch a tutorial on how to crochet the Confetti Newborn Hats stitch by stitch:
If you need help with just the pom pom part, click on the video below to learn how to easily make a pom pom with your hand!
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© Jennifer Dickerson 2013
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