Happy Tuesday !!! A big thanks to you guys ” Jennyandteddy fan ” for a warm welcome back to the blogland either by email, facebook comment and blog comment.
So, today. I am very happy to share something Pink, sweet and adorable with you! Well…..It’s a little lamb crochet hat. This hat was inspired by the pinky lamb free amigurumi pattern of mine.
I enjoyed crocheting this cute little lamb hat so much. I know you would too! This hat so simple to make and you guys can whip this up so quick.
The yarn That I used to crochet this hat is fluffy yarn and one strand of pink contton yarn together. This way will be easily to count and see the stitch.
Ready set go!
Special thanks to Jennifer Jayne for this super photo!
Little Lamb crochet hat (size newborn-1 year)
Newborn-3 months (fits up to 14 inch)
3-6 months (fits 14- 17 inch)
6 months-1 year (fits 16- 19 inch)
You will need
MC1 (Pink): ( funfur yarn) 1 skien of yarn to be use 50 grams/60 meters. Sample using WISP Brand Moda Vera Parade 100% soft nylon.
MC2: (shown here in Pink colour): 1 skien of 50 grams/110 meters of MODA Vera BEETLE 50% acrylic, 50% cotton)
CC: (shown here in Brown colour): 1 skien of yarn 100 grams/230 meters 8ply 100% acrylic, Held double. We need 2 skien of them to be able to hold double.
Crochet hook size 6.0 mm
Sewing yarn needle
Removable stitch markers or contrasting colour yarn
Gauge: 2 sc x 2 rows = 1 square inch
Skill and abbreviations:
You will need to know how to make:
Slip stitch (sl st)
Single crochet (sc)
Half double crochet (hdc)
Double crochet (dc)
Magic ring or adjustable ring
Main Colour (MC)
Contrasting Colour (CC)
My beginner tutorial check it out here
1. 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.
2. The stitch counts at the end of each round are given.
Hat body (all size) with MC1 and MC2 held together.
You will work from top to bottom
Round1. Make magic ring or adjustable ring and 5sc in ring (5 sts)
Round2. 2sc in each st around (10 sts)
Round3. *sc in next st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (15 sts)
Round4. *sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (20 sts)
Round5. *sc in next 3 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (25 sts)
Round6. *sc in next 4 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (30 sts)
Round7. *sc in next 5 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (35 sts)
0 – 3 months only:
Round8-14. sc in each st around (35 sts). Finish off.
3 – 6 months and 6 months – 1 years sizes:
Round8. *sc in next 6 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (40 sts)
3 – 6 months only:
Round9-18. sc in each st around (40 sts). Finish off.
6 months – 1 years sizes:
Round9. *sc in next 7 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (45 sts)
Round10. *sc in next 8 st, 2sc in next st*, repeat from * around (50 sts)
6 months – 1 years only:
Round11-20. sc in each st around (50 sts). Finish off.
Shape earflap all size:
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.
Row1. Ch 1 (counts as first sc here and throughout), sc 7, ch1, turn (8 sts)
Row2. Sc in next 6 sts, ch1, turn (7 sts)
Row3. Sc in next 5 sts, ch1, turn (6 sts)
Row4. Sc in next 4 sts, ch1 turn (5 sts)
Row5. Sc in next 3 sts, ch1 turn (4 sts) and fasten off. Join MC at second marker with sl st and repeat as above for second earflap
Join CC at any st along the edging with sl st and work sc the entire hat . Fasten off.
With Main Colour, loop yarn into approximately 18-20 inch long loops as shown in the picture.
Note. Please use these pictures only as a guide.
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.
Ears all size (make 2)
Make 2 Pink parts and 2 Brown parts:
Start with Ch10. Turn, sc in first chain from hook, sc in next chain, 2dc in next chain, 3dc in next chain, 3dc in next chain, dc in next chain, dc in next chain and sc in last 2 chain.
Continue work to opposite side: sc in each of next 2 chain, dc in each of next 2 chain, 3dc in next chain, 3dc in next chain, 2dc in next chain and sc in last 2 chain
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Put pink and brown parts together, work with pink color:
Ch1, hdc in each sts around the ear.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Sew ears to the hat.
Attach ear by sewing using yarn needle.