Primrose Crochet Baby Bonnet.
This nice and simple baby kiss is made as an accessory for the Primrose crochet baby dress.
The bonnet is easy and simple to crochet in this beautiful and simple stitch pattern, called Primrose Stitch.
The set can be used together or separately, both for everyday life and festive occations, or as a christening dress and bonnet.
For this bonnet, you only need one skein of Drops Safran, regardless of size.
You can use the free pattern below for size 0-3 months. If you want to crochet the bonnet in other sizes, you can buy the pattern as a printable PDF file with all 4 sizes from 0-24 months included: PRIMROSE CROCHETED BABY BONNET 0-24 MDR.
- Drops Safran 50 grams
- 3 mm crochet hook
- Darning needle
- DC in yoke: 19 Stitches and 11 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
- Primrose stitch pattern: 8 groups and 12 rows = 10 x 9 cm.
- CH – Chains
- ST – Stitch
- DC – Double Crochet
- SC – Single Crochet
- HDC – Half Double Crochet
- SL ST – Slip Stitch
- Size: 0-3 months
- Measurements: Width: 14 cm. Height: 14 cm.
- Explanation: This bonnet is crocheted in one piece starting from the back of the head. Every size is made larger with an increasing number of rounds. Instructions that are written in parentheses are crocheted into the same ST.
How to Crochet Primrose Stitch: https://youtu.be/InAdziMMnAw
Round 1. Make a Magic circle. CH 2 (These do not count as a stitch. This applies throughout the pattern). Make 12 DC into the magic circle. (12 DC) SL ST into the first ST of the round. CH 2.
Round 2. 2 DC in every ST around (24 DC). SL ST into the first ST of the round. CH 2.
Round 3. *2 DC into the first ST. DC in the next ST.* Repeat from *-* around (36 DC). SL ST into the first ST of the round. CH 2.
Round 4. *2 DC into the first ST. DC in the next 2 ST.* Repeat from *-* around (48 DC). SL ST into the first ST of the round. CH 2.
Round 5. *2 DC into the first ST. DC in the next 3 ST.* Repeat from *-* around (60 DC). SL ST into the first ST of the round. CH 2.
Round 6. *2 DC into the first ST. DC in the next 4 ST.* Repeat from *-* around (72 DC). SL ST into the first ST of the round. CH 2.
Round 7. 1 DC in every ST. (72 DC). SL ST into the first ST of the round. CH 1.
The work continues from here in the Primrose Stitch Pattern, which is crocheted in rows.
Row 8. Turn your work, so that you are crocheting on the wrong side. Make a HDC in the first ST. Skip 1 ST. * (SC, CH 2, SC in the next ST). Skip 2 ST. * Repeat from *-* across the row, until you have 9 ST left of the row. Skip the next ST. HDC in the next ST. Turn your work.
The 7 ST that are left unworked, will form the neckline of your bonnet.
Row 9. CH 3 (These will count as a DC). Skip next ST. * 3 DC into the next CH-space from the previous row. Skip next 2 ST. * repeat from *-* across the row, until you have 2 ST left. Skip next ST. DC in the last ST. CH 1 and turn.
Row 10. HDC in first ST. Skip next ST. * (SC, CH 2, SC in next ST). Skip 2 ST. * Repeat from *-* across the row, until you have 1 ST left. Skip next ST. HDC into the top of the CH 3. Turn your work
Row 11-17. Repeat row 9 – 10.
Straps and neckline
You have now finished the main part of your bonnet. You are now going to crochet the straps and a neat edge in the neckline. Start by making 43 CH from the edge of your last row.
SC into the 2nd CH from the hook, and next 41 CH. Continue to SC into the edge of your rows, as well as the neckline of your bonnet.
When you get to the edge on the other side of the bonnet, CH 43 again. SC in the 2nd CH from the hook, and next 41 CH. Finish off with a SL ST at the edge of the bonnet.
You will now make the pretty picot edging on the front edge of the bonnet.
* (SC, CH 2, SC in next ST). Skip 2 ST. * Repeat from * – * across the row until you have 1 ST left. SL ST in the last ST. Cut and fasten off your yarn.
Sew all yarn ends thoroughly.