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Coraline’s Sun Hat free crochet pattern for Baby to Toddler

Sun Hat Free crochet pattern

Keep cool and stay in the shade with Coraline's Sun Hat. This free sun hat pattern makes a lovely sun hat from sizes from Infant to Adult shading their nose and eyes from the rays of the sun. This hat perfectly matches my Sturdiest Ever Market Bag. Click HERE to see the market bag.

Coraline's Sun Hat Free crochet pattern - Infant to Adult Sizes - by Simply Collectible

Coraline's Sun Hat

 

Coraline's Sun Hat Free crochet pattern - Infant to Adult Sizes - by Simply Collectible

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Yarn

2.5 oz Sugar n Cream Cotton or other worsted weight cotton

Materials

K (6.5mm) hook
Yarn Needle
Stitch Markers
Scissors

Difficulty – Easy

Size – Newborn, 6mos-9mos, Toddler

Measurements in Pattern
14” circumference (newborn), 16” circumference (6-9mos), 18” circumference (Toddler)

Gauge – Not crucial for this project

Stitch Guide in American Terms

ch- chain
sl st- slip stitch
xs- times
sk- skip
alt- alternate
fl- front loop
bl- back loop
sc- single crochet
hdc- half double crochet
dc- double crochet
inc – increase (2 of the stitch worked into the same stitch)
ea- each
st- stitch
sts- stitches
sp- space

Special Stitches

How to decrease stitch (abbreviation is “dec”): This is otherwise known as “sc2tog” and here are those instructions. Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook. That is one decrease.

Notes
Beginning stitches count as a stitch throughout this pattern.

Instructions

Newborn:

R1: Ch3, join into a loop, sc7, do not join — 7sts

R2: Ch3, dc in next, dc inc around, sl st into top of ch –14sts

R3: Ch3, dc inc (dcbl, dcfl), *dc, dc inc; repeat from * around alternating each stitch between bl and fl, sl st into top of chain — 21sts

R4: Ch4, *dc, ch1; repeat from * around, sl st into 3rd ch of starting ch — 21 sts

R5: Ch2, hdc in 1st, hdc inc around, sl st into top of chain — 42sts

R6: Ch3, sk1, *hdc, ch1, sk1; repeat from * around, sl st into 2nd ch of starting ch — 21sts

R7-8: Sc, ch2, *hdc in sp after hdc, ch2; repeat from * around, sl st into top of sc in starting ch — 21sts

R9: *Ch2, sc in next loop; repeat from around, sc into 2nd ch of starting ch — 22sts

R10: Ch2, sc in same as starting ch, sc inc ea st around — 44sts

R11: Working between the 2 stitches in the previous row, sc inc around — 88sts

R12-15: Sc around — 88sts

To end: Sk1, sl st and fasten off. Weave in ends.

6mos- 9mos:

R1: Ch4, join into a loop, sc8, do not join — 8sts

R2: Ch3, dc in next, dc inc around, sl st into top of ch — 16sts

R3: Ch3, dc inc (dcbl, dcfl), *dc, dc inc; repeat from * around  alternating each stitch between bl and fl, sl st into top of chain — 24sts

R4: Ch4, *dc, ch1; repeat from * around, sl st into 3rd ch of starting ch — 24sts

R5: Ch2, hdc in 1st, hdc inc around, sl st into top of chain — 48sts

R6: Ch3, sk1, *hdc, ch1, sk1; repeat from * around, sl st into 2nd ch of starting ch –24sts

R7-8: Sc, ch2, *hdc in sp after hdc, ch2 ; repeat from * around, sl st into top of sc in starting ch — 24sts

R9: Sc, *ch3, sc in sp after hdc; repeat from * around, ch3, sc around beginning ch3 — 24 loops

Continue by working in a spiral- do not slip stitch. Use your stitch marker.

R10-11: *Ch3, sc into loop; work from * around, ch3, sc around beginning ch3  — 24sts, 24 loops

R12: *Ch3, sc into loop; repeat from  around — 24sts, 24 loops

R13: *Ch1, sc in next loop; repeat from around — 24sts

R14: Sc inc around — 50sts

R15: Working between the 2 stitches in the previous row, sc inc around — 100sts

R16-22: Sc around — 100sts

To end: Sk1, sl st and fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

Toddler:

R1: Ch4, join into a loop, sc8, do not join — 8sts

R2: Ch3, dc in next, dc inc around, sl st into top of ch — 16sts

R3: Ch3, dc inc (dcbl, dcfl), *dc, dc inc; repeat from * around alternating each stitch between bl and fl, sl st into top of chain — 24sts

R4: Ch4, *dc, ch1; repeat from * around, sts sl st into 3rd ch of starting ch — 24

R5: Ch2, hdc in 1st, hdc inc around, sl st into top of chain — 48sts

R6: Ch3, sk1, *hdc, ch1, sk1; repeat from * around, sl st into 2nd ch of starting ch — 24sts

R7-8: Sc, ch2, *hdc in sp after hdc, ch2 ; repeat from * around, sl st into top of sc in starting ch — 24sts

R9: Sc, *ch3, sc in sp after hdc; repeat from * around, ch3 and sc around beginning ch3 — 24 loops

Continue by working in a spiral- do not slip stitch. Use your stitch marker.

R10-11: *Ch3, sc into loop; repeat from * around, ch3, sc around beginning ch3 — 24sts, 24 loops

R12: *Ch3, sc into loop; repeat from * around — 24sts, 24 loops

R13: *Ch2, sc into loop, ch1, sc in next loop; repeat from * around — 24sts

R14: *Ch1, sc inc in next 2; repeat from * around, sc inc in last (4sc over 2 spaces) — 50sts

R15: Working between the 2 stitches in the previous row, sc inc around –100sts

R16-22: Sc around — 100sts

To end: Sk1, sl st and fasten off. Weave in ends.

bethany

Wednesday 6th of July 2016

So cute!!! This would be perfect for my 18 mo!

Celina

Thursday 21st of July 2016

So sweet, Bethany! Thanks for coming by.

Leta Carr

Friday 24th of June 2016

Your instructions are not clear. I had to backtrack several times to make sure I understood. I have read many patterns in my time and this one is not well written. Sorry.

Celina

Friday 24th of June 2016

I am so sorry you had trouble. I sold hundreds of copies after 5 testers and a tech writer reviewed it and this is the first time I am hearing this. Good luck!

Kathy

Tuesday 2nd of June 2015

Hi! I love this pattern! But I have a question about the dc increase. Does the instruction "dc inc (dcbl, dcfl)" mean increase by working a dc in the back loop and then the front loop of the same stitch?

Thanks, Kathy

celinalane

Tuesday 2nd of June 2015

Yes, Kathy. That is correct. :)

Colie Bee-Charmer Van Blaricum

Wednesday 22nd of April 2015

Quick question, how did you get the brim to wave like that? Mine won't quite do that...did you get it wet and shape it? Thanks!

celinalane

Thursday 23rd of April 2015

I need to apologize. The was trouble transferring the file and the brim is a typo. Looking to rectify this immediately.

Colie Bee-Charmer Van Blaricum

Wednesday 22nd of April 2015

I loved making this sun hat! It was quick and easy, and super lightweight. I can't wait to use it on my son :)

celinalane

Thursday 23rd of April 2015

Thank you!