It’s so cold here in Wellington. As the rain starts pouring and the getters overflow. I sit on my comfortable little corner in TV room while watching TV programme and start to write my blog post today. Are you a rugby or football fan? If you are please Thumbs Up for this tutorial. This easy to make crochet hat will keep your little guy warm and cozy in this winter. They can be made into beanie or earflap.
Special BIG thanks to Jennifer for this super adorable photo please visit her at Jennifer jayne photographer.
Are you ready to make one? Come along and make them together with me.
Newborn-3 months (fits up to 14 inch)
You can make the hat bigger by crochet increase round until you got the size that you desired.
Thanks again to my friends and family for this cute photo.
You will need
-Main Colour (shown here in brown colour): 100 grams/231 meters of( Brand Moda Vera 100% acrylic)
-White: small amount
-Removable stitch markers or contrasting coloured yarn
Gauge: 4 single crochet stitches x 4 rows = 1 square inch
Skill and abbreviations:
You will need to know how to make:
Slip stitch (sl st)
Single crochet (sc)
Magic ring or adjustable ring
If you don’t understand any of those technical word, don’t worry I got you cover!
My beginner tutorial check it out here
- In this pattern,you will work in the round continuously. You may use a removable stitch marker or a short piece of yarn of contrasting colour to mark the beginning of each round. At the end of each round, you will not join, but begin the next round in the next stitch.
- The stitch counts at the end of each round are given.
You will work from top to bottom
Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 10sc in ring (10 sts) brown
*Sc in next st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (15 sts) brown
*Sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (20 sts) brown
*Sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (25 sts) brown
*Sc in next 4 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (30 sts) brown
*Sc in next 5 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (35 sts) brown
*Sc in next 6 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (40 sts) brown
Pick up white colour,*Sc in next 7 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (45 sts)
Pick up white colour, *Sc in next 8 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (50 sts)
Rounds 10 – 21.
Sc in each st around (50 sts). brown.
Round22-23.Pick up white colour, Sc in each st around (50 sts). Finish off.
Use two stitch markers to mark the stitch in the middle of each side of the hat. Join MC at the first marker with sl st.
Ch 1 (counts as first sc here and throughout), sc 12, ch1, turn (13 sts)
Row2. Sc in next 11 sts, ch1, turn (12 sts)
Row3. Sc in next 10 sts, ch1, turn (11 sts)
Row4. Sc in next 9 sts, ch1 turn (10 sts)
Row5. Sc in next 8 sts, ch1 turn (9 sts)
Row6. Sc in next 7 sts, ch1, turn (8 sts)
Row7. Sc in next 6 sts, ch1, turn (7 sts)
Row8. Sc in next 5 sts, ch1, turn (6 sts)
Row9. Sc in next 4 sts, (5sts) fasten off. Join MC at second marker with sl st and repeat as above for second earflap.
Join MC at any st along the edging
with sl st and work one round of sc around the edge, going around the earflaps.
With MC, loop yarn into approximately 18-20 inch long.
Using a crochet hook, pull the folded side of the yarn through the centre stitch at the bottom of the earflap, making a loop. Pull the free ends of the yarn through this loop and pull tight.Divide yarn in to three parts, plaint or braid to the end, and tie a knot to finish up. One tie is made. Repeat on the other earflap to make second tie.
Line across the hat:
Make 3 pieces with (white colour)
Chain 9 and finish off. Attach these line across the football hat by sewing.
All done. Enjoy 😛