Jayden’s Baby Hat

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This is the first piece in my new 3 part Jayden’s Baby Set of crochet patterns.   Stay tuned for the booties pattern and diaper cover pattern coming in the next few weeks.

The bootie pattern can be found here.

The diaper cover pattern can be found here.

Materials

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Abbreviations Used – US Crochet Terms

  • sc – single crochet
  • scblo – single crochet in the back loop only
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • ch – chain
  • hdc – half double crochet

Gauge

If you need help determining your gauge, a tutorial can be found here.

17 st per 4”/10 cm

16 rows hdc per 4”/10cm

Hat Pattern

The hat is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join at the end of a round, continue working in a spiral. Make sure to mark your first or last stitch to keep track of where your rounds start and end.

0-3 Months – Fits 14” circumference, 5.5” height

  • 23 g (0.8 oz), 67 m (73 yds)

Starting with your main color

Rnd 1: Start with a magic ring, ch 1, and 10 hdc into ring (10 hdc)

Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st (20 hdc)

Rnd 3: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next st), repeat around (30 hdc)

Rnd 4: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 2 st) repeat around(40 hdc)

Rnd 5: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 3 st) repeat around (50 hdc)

Rnd 6: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 9 st) repeat around (55 hdc)

Rnd 7: 1 hdc in each st (55 hdc)

Rnd 8-14: repeat rnd 7 (55 hdc)

Sc in the next st, sl st in the next st.

Join your contrast color to the last hdc of the previous round

rnd 15: ch 1, sc in each st (55 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Join your main color to the last sc of the previous round

rnd 16: ch 1, sc in each st (55 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Weave in your ends. See below for the edging.

 

3-6 Months – Fits 16” circumference, 5.75” height

  • 30 g (1 oz), 87 m (95 yds)

Rnd 1: Start with a magic ring, ch 1, and 10 hdc into ring (10 hdc)

Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st (20 hdc)

Rnd 3: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next st), repeat around (30 hdc)

Rnd 4: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 2 st) repeat around(40 hdc)

Rnd 5: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 3 st) repeat around (50 hdc)

Rnd 6: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 4 st) repeat around (60 hdc)

Rnd 7: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 29 st) repeat around (62 hdc)

Rnd 8: 1 hdc in each st (62 hdc)

Rnd 9-17: repeat rnd 8 (62 hdc)

Sc in the next st, sl st in the next st.

Join your contrast color to the last hdc of the previous round

rnd 18: ch 1, sc in each st (62 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Join your main color to the last sc of the previous round

rnd 19: ch 1, sc in each st (62 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Weave in your ends. See below for the edging.

 

6-12 Months – Fits 18” circumference, 7.25” height

  • 35 g (1.2 oz), 102 m (112 yds)

Rnd 1: Start with a magic ring, ch 1, and 10 hdc into ring (10 hdc)

Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st (20 hdc)

Rnd 3: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next st), repeat around (30 hdc)

Rnd 4: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 2 st) repeat around(40 hdc)

Rnd 5: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 3 st) repeat around (50 hdc)

Rnd 6: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 4 st) repeat around (60 hdc)

Rnd 7: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 5 st) repeat around (70 hdc)

Rnd 8: (2 hdc in 1st st, 1 hdc in next 34 st) repeat around (72 hdc)

Rnd 9: 1 hdc in each st (72 hdc)

Rnd 10-19: repeat rnd 9 (72 hdc)

Sc in the next st, sl st in the next st.

Join your contrast color to the last hdc of the previous round

rnd 20: ch 1, sc in each st (72 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Join your main color to the last sc of the previous round

rnd 21: ch 1, sc in each st (72 sc), join with a sl st, cut yarn

Weave in your ends. See below for the edging.

Edging

Change to your contrast color, and join with a sl st to any stitch around the edge of your hat.

Row 1: ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, and each ch across (9 sc)

row 2: sl st into the next 2 stitches along the edge of the hat, turn and scblo in each st (9)

row 3: ch 1, turn, scblo in each st (9)

Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have worked around the whole hat. Sl st the edges together and weave in any ends.

The bootie pattern can be found here.

The diaper cover pattern can be found here.

2 Replies to “Jayden’s Baby Hat”

  1. Thanks. Love your patterns. Just finished the baby boots. Started the baby hat. Are you making a pattern for a diaper cover?

    Thanks again Carmela

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