This lovely soft and cute baby bear hat is crocheted in lovely soft soft baby merino yarn, which makes a delicious little gift for a newborn baby. In addition, this baby hat is also a super quick and fun little project that you can make in an afternoon over coffee.
You can use the free pattern below for size 0-3 months. If you want to crochet the hat in other sizes, you can buy the pattern as a printable PDF file with all 4 sizes from 0-18 months included: CROCHET BABY BEAR HAT SIZE 0-18 MONTHS
25 stitches and 13 rounds = 10 x 10 cm.
- MC-Magic Circle
- ST – Stitch
- CH – Chains
- SL ST- Slip stitch
- SC- Single crochet
- DC- Double crochet
- DC INC – Double crochet increase (Double crochet 2 into the same ST)
- Size: 0-3 mos
- Measurements: HAT CIRCUMFERENCE: 34 cm. HAT HEIGHT: 13,5 cm.
- Skill level: Easy/Medium
- The pattern is written in US Crochet terms.
Instructions Size 0-3 months
Round 1. Make a MC. CH 2 ( These do not count as a stitch, this applies throughout the whole pattern). DC 12 in MC. (12 DC) SL ST into first ST of round. CH 2.
Round 2. DC INC in every ST around (24 DC) SL into first ST of round. CH 2.
Round 3. *DC INC in first ST. DC in next ST.* Repeat from *-* around (36 DC) SL into first ST of round. CH 2.
Round 4. *DC INC in first ST. DC in next 2 ST.* Repeat from *-* around (48 DC) SL into first ST of round. CH 2.
Round 5. *DC INC in first ST. DC in next 3 ST.* Repeat from *-* around (60 DC) SL into first ST of round. CH 2.
Round 6. *DC INC in first ST. DC in next 4 ST.* Repeat from *-* around (72 DC) SL into first ST of round. CH 2.
Round 7. *DC INC in first ST. DC in next 5 ST.* Repeat from *-* around (84 DC) SL into first ST. of round. CH 2.
Round 8-14. DC in every ST around. SL into first ST. of the round. CH 2.
You will now make ribbing of the hat.
Chain 7 from the egde of the hat.
Row 1. SC in 2nd CH from the hook and in next 5 ST. (6 SC). Attach the first row of your ribbing to the edge of the hat by making a SL ST into the next 2 ST of the edge of the hat. Turn your work.
Row 2. Skip the 2 SL ST. SC in back loop only, of the next 6 ST. (6 SC) CH 1 and turn.
Row 3. SC in 2nd CH from the hook and in the next 5 ST. (6 SC). Attach the row of your ribbing to the hat by making a SL ST. into the next 2 ST. of the edge of the hat. Turn your work.
Row 4- 84. Repeat rows 2 and 3.
Fasten off and leave a small tail for sewing. Sew the edges of your ribbing together, using the mattress stitch. Weave in your ends thoroughly.
Row 1. Make a MC. CH 2 ( These do not count as a stitch). DC 8 in MC. (8 DC) Chain 2 and turn.
Row 2. Make 2 DC in every ST. (16 DC) CH 1 and turn.
Row 3. Make 1 HDC in every ST. (16 HDC)
Fasten off your yarn, and weave in the yarntail in the MC. Leave the other yarntail a little bit long, so that You can use it to attach the ear to the hat.
Repeat the process to make the other ear in exactly the same way.
Attach the Ears
Lay your hat down flat. With the back seam precisely in the mid back.
Count down three rounds from the top of the hat, and insert the needle with the ear attached.
Sew the ear in place with the mattress stitch.
Do exactly the same thing with the other ear, on the opposite side.
Weave in all the yarn tails.
Congratulations on completing your very own soft crochet baby bear hat. I hope you will enjoy it. 🙂
Watch the easy to follow Video Tutorial for this Pattern below.
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