Santa Baby Hat

Use this free crochet pattern to make your own Santa Baby Hat in 3 sizes from newborn to 1 year old.  Scroll down below the photos to see the full pattern.

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The matching bootie pattern can be found here.

The matching diaper cover is available 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”/10 cm

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 red yarn,

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 black yarn 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 red yarn 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)

Starting with red yarn,

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 black yarn 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 red yarn 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)

Starting with red yarn,

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 black yarn 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 red yarn 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 white yarn, 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.

 

Pom-Pom

Wrap yarn around your hand about 60-80 times.

Slide the yarn off your hand and tie the middle tightly.

Cut the loops and sculpt the pom-pom as desired.

Attach to the top of your hat.

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