Thursday, 1 January 2015

Baby 3-in-1 Sunhat/Beanie/Cloche

 



Here is a versatile pattern that can be used to make a beanie, a Sunhat, or a cloche; with or without brim or embellishment.

Hooks required:
4mm (3-6 months) , 4.5mm (0-3 months, 6-12 months, 12 months – 3 years)

Yarn:  Worsted Weight (4); I used Stylecraft Special Aran, Cygnet Aran and King Cole Aran

Abbreviations used
Sc - single crochet;           dc – double crochet;        hdc – half double crochet
Sl st – slip stitch;               rep – repeat;                      ch – chain;           sk - skip
Tr – Treble crochet

Pattern is written in US format; a conversion chart is included at the end.




Pattern:

0-3 months

Using 4.5mm hook

Row 1:  Make a magic ring; (alternatively, chain 4 and slip stitch to 1st chain to form a ring), ch 2 (counts as 1st stitch), work 7 hdc into ring (8)

Row 2: ch 2, 2 hdc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 2; (16)

Row 3: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next stitch*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (24)

Row 4: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 2 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (32)

Row 5:  ch 3, work 1 row of 1 dc in each st around, sl st to beg ch 3 (32)

Row 6:  4 ch, 3 tr in same space as 4 ch; sk 3 sts; (dc 2, 2 ch, dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts; *4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; (dc2 ch2 dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts*    rep from * to *  around;  sl st to starting ch 4

Row 7: Ch3; dc in next 3 sts; sk 1 st; dc in next, 2 dc in ch 2 sp; dc in next;  sk next st;  *dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st; dc in next; 2dc in ch2 sp; dc in next; sk 1 st; * rep from * to * to end;  sl st in top of 1st ch3

Row 8:  Sl st 2 sts; ch3; (1dc, 2ch, 2 dc) all in same sp as ch 3; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; *(2dc, 2ch, 2dc) in next; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next, sk 3 sts;* rep to end; sl st to top of beg ch 3

Row 9:  sl st to ch 2 sp, 3 ch, dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next st, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st, *dc in next, 2dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st *, repeat from * to * to end, dc in last st, sl st to beg ch 3

Row 10:  Repeat Row 6

Row 11:  Ch3; dc in next 3 sts; sk 1 st; dc in next, 2 dc in ch 2 sp; dc in next;  sk next st;  *dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st; dc in next; 2dc in ch2 sp; dc in next; sk 1 st; * rep from * to * to end;  sl st in top of 1st ch3

Now choose if you want a beanie, cloche or sunhat and work as follows:

For a Beanie: 
Work 3 or 4 rows of sc; fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your beanie is done!

For a Cloche:
Instead of working 4 rows of sc, work 1st row as follows:  ch 1, 2 sc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 1; Continue with 2 more rows of sc, fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your cloche is done!

For a sunhat
Work as for Cloche, but increase again on 3rd row as follows:  ch 1, 2sc in first st; * sc in next 4 sts; 2 sc in next*, rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch 1

Work a total of 6 rows before fastening off and tidying up ends, or, if you want a much bigger brim, increase again on every 3rd row as before, and continue until the desired length is reached.

Add a flower if desired as decoration.


3-6 months

Using 4mm hook

Row 1:  Make a magic ring; (alternatively, chain 4 and slip stitch to 1st chain to form a ring), ch 2 (counts as 1st stitch), work 7 hdc into ring (8)

Row 2: ch 2, 2 hdc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 2; (16)

Row 3: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next stitch*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (24)

Row 4: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 2 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (32)

Row 5: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 3 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (40)

Row 6:  ch 3, work 1 row of 1 dc in each st around, sl st to beg ch 3 (40)

Row 7:  4 ch, 3 tr in same space as 4 ch; sk 3 sts; (dc 2, 2 ch, dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts; *4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; (dc2 ch2 dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts*    rep from * to *  around;  sl st to starting ch 4

Row 8: Ch3; dc in next 3 sts; sk 1 st; dc in next, 2 dc in ch 2 sp; dc in next;  sk next st;  *dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st; dc in next; 2dc in ch2 sp; dc in next; sk 1 st; * rep from * to * to end;  sl st in top of 1st ch3

Row 9:  Sl st 2 sts; ch3; (1dc, 2ch, 2 dc) all in same sp as ch 3; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; *(2dc, 2ch, 2dc) in next; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next, sk 3 sts;* rep to end; sl st to top of beg ch 3

Row 10:  sl st to ch 2 sp, 3 ch, dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next st, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st, *dc in next, 2dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st *, repeat from * to * to end, dc in last st, sl st to beg ch 3

Row 11:  Repeat Row 7

Row 12:  Ch3; dc in next 3 sts; sk 1 st; dc in next, 2 dc in ch 2 sp; dc in next;  sk next st;  *dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st; dc in next; 2dc in ch2 sp; dc in next; sk 1 st; * rep from * to * to end;  sl st in top of 1st ch3

Now choose if you want a beanie, cloche or sunhat and work as follows:

For a Beanie:
Work 3 rows of sc; fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your beanie is done!

For a Cloche:
Instead of working 3 rows of sc, work 1st row as follows:  ch 1, 2 sc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 1; Continue with 2 more rows of sc, fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your cloche is done!

For a sunhat:   
Work as for Cloche, but increase again on 3rd row as follows:  ch 1, 2sc in first st; * sc in next 4 sts; 2 sc in next*, rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch 1

Work a total of 6 rows before fastening off and tidying up ends, or, if you want a much bigger brim, increase again on every 3rd row as before, and continue until the desired length is reached.

Add a flower if desired as decoration.



6-12 months

Using 4.5mm hook

Row 1:  Make a magic ring; (alternatively, chain 4 and slip stitch to 1st chain to form a ring), ch 2 (counts as 1st stitch), work 7 hdc into ring (8)

Row 2: ch 2, 2 hdc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 2; (16)

Row 3: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next stitch*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (24)

Row 4: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 2 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (32)

Row 5: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 3 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (40)

Row 6:  ch 3, work 1 row of 1 dc in each st around, sl st to beg ch 3 (40)

Row 7:  4 ch, 3 tr in same space as 4 ch; sk 3 sts; (dc 2, 2 ch, dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts; *4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; (dc2 ch2 dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts*    rep from * to *  around;  sl st to starting ch 4

Row 8: Ch3; dc in next 3 sts; sk 1 st; dc in next, 2 dc in ch 2 sp; dc in next;  sk next st;  *dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st; dc in next; 2dc in ch2 sp; dc in next; sk 1 st; * rep from * to * to end;  sl st in top of 1st ch3

Row 9:  Sl st 2 sts; ch3; (1dc, 2ch, 2 dc) all in same sp as ch 3; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; *(2dc, 2ch, 2dc) in next; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next, sk 3 sts;* rep to end; sl st to top of beg ch 3

Row 10:  sl st to ch 2 sp, 3 ch, dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next st, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st, *dc in next, 2dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st *, repeat from * to * to end, dc in last st, sl st to beg ch 3

Row 11:  Repeat Row 7

Row 12:  Ch3; dc in next 3 sts; sk 1 st; dc in next, 2 dc in ch 2 sp; dc in next;  sk next st;  *dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st; dc in next; 2dc in ch2 sp; dc in next; sk 1 st; * rep from * to * to end;  sl st in top of 1st ch3

Row 13: As Row 9

Row 14: As Row 10

Row 15: As row 7

Row 16: As row 10

Continue in pattern as in the previous 4 rows until work reaches 5.5” or desired length.

Now choose if you want a beanie, cloche or sunhat and work as follows:

For a Beanie: 
Work 3 rows of sc; fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your beanie is done!

For a Cloche:
Instead of working 3 rows of sc, work 1st row as follows:  ch 1, 2 sc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 1; Continue with 2 more rows of sc, fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your cloche is done!

For a sunhat
Work as for Cloche, but increase again on 3rd row as follows:  ch 1, 2sc in first st; * sc in next 4 sts; 2 sc in next*, rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch 1

Work a total of 6 rows before fastening off and tidying up ends, or, if you want a much bigger brim, increase again on every 3rd row as before, and continue until the desired length is reached.

Add a flower if desired as decoration.


  
12 months to 3 years

Using 4.5mm hook

Row 1:  Make a magic ring; (alternatively, chain 4 and slip stitch to 1st chain to form a ring), ch 2 (counts as 1st stitch), work 7 hdc into ring (8)

Row 2: ch 2, 2 hdc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 2; (16)

Row 3: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next stitch*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (24)

Row 4: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 2 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (32)

Row 5: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 3 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (40)

Row 6: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 4 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (48)

Row 7:  ch 3, work 1 row of 1 dc in each st around, sl st to beg ch 3 (48)

Row 8:  4 ch, 3 tr in same space as 4 ch; sk 3 sts; (dc 2, 2 ch, dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts; *4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; (dc2 ch2 dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts*    rep from * to *  around;  sl st to starting ch 4

Row 9: Ch3; dc in next 3 sts; sk 1 st; dc in next, 2 dc in ch 2 sp; dc in next;  sk next st;  *dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st; dc in next; 2dc in ch2 sp; dc in next; sk 1 st; * rep from * to * to end;  sl st in top of 1st ch3

Row 10:  Sl st 2 sts; ch3; (1dc, 2ch, 2 dc) all in same sp as ch 3; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; *(2dc, 2ch, 2dc) in next; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next, sk 3 sts;* rep to end; sl st to top of beg ch 3

Row 11:  sl st to ch 2 sp, 3 ch, dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next st, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st, *dc in next, 2dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st *, repeat from * to * to end, dc in last st, sl st to beg ch 3

Row 12:  As Row 8

Row 13:  As row 9

Row 14: As Row 10

Row 15: As Row 11


Now choose if you want a beanie, cloche or sunhat and work as follows:

For a Beanie: 
Work 3 rows of sc; fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your beanie is done!

For a Cloche:
Instead of working 3 rows of sc, work 1st row as follows:  ch 1, 2 sc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 1; Continue with 2 more rows of sc, fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your cloche is done!

For a sunhat
Work as for Cloche, but increase again on 3rd row as follows:  ch 1, 2sc in first st; * sc in next 4 sts; 2 sc in next*, rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch 1

Work a total of 6 rows before fastening off and tidying up ends, or, if you want a much bigger brim, increase again on every 3rd row as before, and continue until the desired length is reached.

Add a flower or ribbon if desired as decoration.



3 years to 10 years

Using  5mm hook

Row 1:  Make a magic ring; (alternatively, chain 4 and slip stitch to 1st chain to form a ring), ch 2 (counts as 1st stitch), work 7 hdc into ring (8)

Row 2: ch 2, 2 hdc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 2; (16)

Row 3: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next st, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next stitch*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (24)

Row 4: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 2 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 2 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (32)

Row 5: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 3 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 3 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (40)

Row 6: ch 2, 1 hdc in same sp as ch 2, 1 hdc in next 4 sts, *2 hdc in next stitch, 1 hdc in next 4 sts*; rep to end; sl st to beg ch 2 (48)

Row 7:  ch 3, work 1 row of 1 dc in each st around, sl st to beg ch 3 (48)

Row 8:  4 ch, 3 tr in same space as 4 ch; sk 3 sts; (dc 2, 2 ch, dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts; *4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; (dc2 ch2 dc 2) into next st; sk 3 sts*    rep from * to *  around;  sl st to starting ch 4

Row 9: Ch3; dc in next 3 sts; sk 1 st; dc in next, 2 dc in ch 2 sp; dc in next;  sk next st;  *dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st; dc in next; 2dc in ch2 sp; dc in next; sk 1 st; * rep from * to * to end;  sl st in top of 1st ch3

Row 10:  Sl st 2 sts; ch3; (1dc, 2ch, 2 dc) all in same sp as ch 3; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next st; sk 3 sts; *(2dc, 2ch, 2dc) in next; sk 3 sts; 4 tr in next, sk 3 sts;* rep to end; sl st to top of beg ch 3

Row 11:  sl st to ch 2 sp, 3 ch, dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next st, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st, *dc in next, 2dc in ch 2 sp, dc in next, sk 1 st, dc in next 4 sts, sk 1 st *, repeat from * to * to end, dc in last st, sl st to beg ch 3

Row 12:  As Row 8

Row 13:  As row 9

Row 14: As Row 10

Row 15: As Row 11


Now choose if you want a beanie, cloche or sunhat and work as follows:

For a Beanie: 
Work 4 rows of sc; fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your beanie is done!

For a Cloche:
Instead of working 4 rows of sc, work 1st row as follows:  ch 1, 2 sc in every stitch around, sl st to beg ch 1; Continue with 3 more rows of sc, fasten off and tidy up ends.  Your cloche is done!

For a sunhat
Work as for Cloche, but increase again on 3rd row as follows:  ch 1, 2sc in first st; * sc in next 4 sts; 2 sc in next*, rep from * to * to end, sl st to beg ch 1

Work a total of 6 rows before fastening off and tidying up ends, or, if you want a much bigger brim, increase again on every 3rd row as before, and continue until the desired length is reached.

Add a flower or ribbon if desired as decoration.


3 Layer Flower pattern:



Make a magic ring, or alternatively ch 4, sl st to 1st chain to make a ring

Ch 1, sc 1 into ring, ch 3; (5 times) sl st to 1st sc (5 loops)

Sc into the nearest loop, (ch 1, 3 dc, ch 1) in loop, sl st to next loop.  Rep around to make 5 petals.

Next:  ch 2,  working at the back of the flower, sc into the middle of the back of a petal, ch 4, sc into the middle of the back of the next petal, repeat around until you have made 5 loops.  Work as for layer one, but make 4 dc into each loop instead of 3dc as in layer one.  Work to make 5 petals for the 2nd layer.

Next:  ch2, working at the back of the flower, sc into the middle of the back of a petal from the 2nd layer, ch 5, sc into the middle of the back of a petal, repeat around until you have 5 loops.

Work again as for layer one and layer two, this time working 5 dc into each loop until you have 5  petals.

Tidy up ends, attach the flower to the hat, maybe adding a button or pearl to the middle of the 1st layer for extra prettiness.      



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