Dr. Seuss Crochet Baby Beanie

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Designed by Veronica Phillips

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’ birthday and to honor this special day we will provide you with a pattern to make a crocheted baby beanie! 

This beanie is perfect for babies 6-12 months old (16-17” head circumference).

Here is what you’ll need.

Supplies:

  • Amour Crochet Hook Size H  (Art No. 1047/H)
  • Large Pom Pom Maker (Art. No 3126)
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Worsted Weight Yarn in 3 Colors (Color A- Red, Color B- White, Color C- Blue)

Abbreviations:

  • Ch- chain
  • Sl st- slip stitch
  • Hdc- half double crochet
  • ():Indicates the total number of stitches at the end of each round.

Instructions:

With Color A –

8 hdc inside magic ring, sl st in first hdc (8)

For the next two rounds, ch 2, hdc in each st around,  join with sl st top of ch 2 (8)

Join with Color B-

For the next two rounds,  ch 2, hdc in each st around,  join with sl st top of ch 2 (8)

Alternate between color A and B until you have 6 blocks of each color.

With Color A-

Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, hdc in next three sts,  2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next three sts, join with sl st top of ch 2 (10)

1hdc in each st around (10)

With Color B-

Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next four sts, 2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next four sts, join with sl st top of ch 2 (12)

1 hdc in each st around (12)

With Color A-

Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next three sts, *2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next three sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (16)

Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next three sts, *2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next three sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (20)

With Color B-

Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, *2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next st* repeat * to*, join with sl st top of ch 2 (30)

1 hdc in each st around (30)

With Color A-

Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next two sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next two sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (40)

1 hdc in each st around (40)

With Color B-

Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next three sts, *2 hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next three sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (50)

1 hdc in each st around (50)

With Color A-

Ch 2, hdc in same sl st, 1 hdc in next four sts, *2hdc in next st, 1 hdc in next four sts*, repeat *to* around, join with sl st top of ch 2 (60)

1 hdc in each st around (60)

Join with Color C

1 hdc in each st around (60) for four rounds

Finish off

Use tapestry needle to weave in ends

Use Pom Pom Maker with Color C.

Use tapestry needle to join to top of hat.DSC06833

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