Thursday, August 30, 2012

Crochet Toddler/Child Pumpkin hat

How perfect for the fall!!  This hat is great through the entire fall season.  From the first fallen leaves all the way through  Thanksgiving!
This pattern is so fun!

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                                         Toddler/Child Pumpkin Hat
Swirls and Sprinkles: Free Easy Crochet Pumpkin Hat.  Size Toddler/Child
My new favorite Fall hat!
 What you will need:
I hook
Worsted weight yarn.  I used “I love this yarn” in burnt orange and green
Scissors
Yarn needle

Abbreviations:
Ch-Chain
BLO-Back loop only
HK-Hook
ST-Stitch
Sl St- Slip stitch
Hdc- Half double crochet
Sc- Single crochet
Sc Dec- Single crochet decrease
WS- Wrong side
RS- Right side

Special notes:
Ch 2 does not count as a st.
After row 1 you will be working in the BLO

This hat will fit Toddler/Young child.  It fits my 3yo.
You can adjust the pattern to fit any size by simply adding some
Ch’s to your foundation and some extra rows.

Using Orange: Ch 30

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hk and every ch across.  Turn your work. (28)  (RS of
Work)

Row2-32: Ch 2, turn, Hdc in each st across.  (28)
DO NOT FASTEN OFF
You should have the WS facing you after you have finished row 32.  If not, simply add one more row.
With WS facing out, fold the hat in half and Sl St the last row and foundation row together.
Fasten off.

For the top of the hat:
Turn the hat RS out.
Using GREEN, attach to the top side of your hat (I used the side with the tail)
Round 1: Ch 1, evenly Sc around the top of the hat.  Join with first Sc.
Round 2: Ch 1, Sc Dec all the way around.  Join with first Sc.
Continue round 2 until you have about 6 sc left.
Once you have about 6 sc left, sc in each st around until you have the stem your desired length.  (My stem is between 2 and 3 inches long)
Fasten off

For vine (optional):
Using green
Ch 30
Starting in 3rd ch from hk, 3 hdc in each ch across.
Fasten off leaving a long tail
Using tail attach vine next to the stem.
Weave in all ends.

Enjoy!


If you have any questions leave a comment and I will get back to you ASAP! 

8 comments:

  1. is there a pattern for adults?

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  2. Not yet. That is a great idea! Thanks :) I will work one up today. :) Check back on Monday, I will try to have it posted by then!

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  3. After round 1, do you turn the work? I'm confused as to where to start row 2. And also how to fold the hat so the ribs are going vertically as shown in the picture. A very cute. hat, but I'm frustrated! Thanks for your help

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  4. Oh goodness! Yes, at the end of the row, you turn your work. (I will fix that right now, thanks for pointing it out!)

    After you have finished your last row, you will fold your work in half so the top of your last row is matched with the bottom of the foundation row. When you seam it together, you will have a "tube" and the lines will be horizontal.
    Attach your second color to one of edges of your tube. This will be the top of your hat.
    Hope this helps!

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  5. Thank you! I've figured it out, and it's a great, easy pattern once I did! Thanks for sharing and helping.

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  6. You are very welcome! I am glad you enjoyed the pattern! :)

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  7. love the hat! and especially the adult size! What size crochet hook did you use?

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  8. The size hook used for this pattern is "I". :)

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