The Newborn Bunny Knot Hat a super sweet hat full of fun! Crocheted in squishy huggable yarn, it is easy to make and keeps the littlest heads warm. Easy to make ears are knotted and a pretty little heart finishes it off. A great one evening project for spring time!
Newborn Bunny Knot Hat
By Jennifer Dickerson
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- Newborn (height 6 inches, circumference 35 cm/14 inches) Hat is stretchy and will grow with baby just a bit too.
- Total hat height (including ears): 10 inches
- Lion Brand Baby's First Yarn in "Pixie Dust" and "Fairy Tale" (I had lots of yarn leftovers from both skeins)
- K (6.5 mm) Crochet Hook
- Tapestry Needle
- Ruler/Tape Measure
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, join with a sl st to close round.
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.
Instructions for Ears:
Note: Pink part of the ears is worked in rows, cream part is worked in rounds.
Beginning with pink yarn, ch 14.
Row 1: In the second ch from the hook work a sc. Work a sc in each ch across.
Row 2: Ch 1 and turn. 2 sc in the first st, 2 sc in second st, then work a sc in remaining sts. Work a sl st in t-ch and fasten off.
Switch to cream yarn and tie into last st worked, then ch 1.
Round 1: Work a sc in each stitch until you get to the first corner. Work 2 sc in corner. Continue in this manner, working 1 sc in each st, 2 sc in each remaining corner. Join with a sl st to close rd.
Round 2: Repeat round 1, then fasten off leaving an 8 inch tail for sewing onto hat later.
Instructions for Heart:
Ch 4 and join with a slip stitch to form a ring.
Round 1 (work all stitches into the ring): dc, tr, dc, sl st, dc, tr, dc, sc, sc, sc, tr, sc, sc, sc, join to close heart with a sl st and fasten off leaving an 8 inch tail for sewing to hat.
Finishing & Assembly:
Sew both ears to top of hat as shown. Tie a knot at the base of each ear and pull firmly. Alternatively, you could leave ears unknotted and make a flop eared bunny hat. Sew Heart to bottom right side of front of hat. Weave in any ends that remain!