Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Birthday Party Hat

I designed this Birthday Party Hat for my daughter's first birthday. 


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After is was done, I decided she will need a new one in different color combinations each year as a keepsake!
MATERIALS
Worsted Weight Yarn (#4)
  • Color A
  • Color B (for Pink & Purple styles)
  • Color C
I/9/5.50mm Crochet Hook (for Hat)
G/6/4.00mm Crochet Hook & H/8/5.00mm Crochet Hook (for Numbers, Dots, and Hearts)
Yarn Needle
Scissors
Optional: 



STITCH GUIDE

Alt. dc = Alternate double crochet 
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
FLO = front loop only 
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch 

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner


Written in US terms

  
NOTES

  • Hat is worked in continuous rounds with no joins or chains. 
  • Instructions are given to make the hat in a solid color. To make the Pink stripes: Change colors every 4 rows, making 5 total stripes (ending with Color A). For Purple stripes: Make first color change at round 12 and next color change at round 13.  
  • The pattern for the numbers has been moved HERE and it now numbers 0-9.


INSTRUCTIONS
HAT - I Hook  
With Color A
1. Magic Ring, 5 sc in ring (5)
2. sc arnd (5)
3. 2 sc arnd (10)
4. sc arnd (10)

5. *2 sc, sc* arnd (15)
6. sc arnd (15)
7. *2 sc, sc x 2* arnd (20)
8. sc arnd (20)
9. *2 sc, sc x 3* arnd (25)

10. sc arnd (25)
11. *2 sc, sc x 4* arnd (30)
12. sc arnd (30)
13. *2 sc, sc x 5* arnd (35)
14. sc arnd (35)

15. *2 sc, sc x 6* arnd (40)
16. sc arnd (40)
17. *2 sc, sc x 7* arnd (45)
18. sc arnd (45)
19. *2 sc, sc x 8* arnd (50)

20. sc arnd (50)
21. *2 sc, sc x 9* (55)
22. sc arnd (55)
With Color C,
23. Working FLO: *3 dc, 2 dc, dc* arnd, dc in last st.

DOTS - G & H Hook

With G Hook (Make 3)
1. Magic Ring, 4 sc in ring (4)
2. 2 sc arnd (8) Close. Fasten.
With H Hook (Make 3)
1. Magic Ring, 5 sc in ring (5)
2. 2 sc arnd (10) Close. Fasten.

HEARTS - G Hook

Small (Make 2)
Magic Ring, ch 3, 2 trc, 2 dc, ch 1, trc, ch 1, 2 dc, 2 trc, ch 3, sl st to ring. Pull ring closed and shape heart.
Large (Make 2)

Magic Ring, ch 3, 3 trc, 3 dc, ch 1, trc, ch 1, 3 dc, 3 trc, ch 3, sl st to ring. Pull ring closed and shape heart.

FINISHING

With Color C,
Add a pom pom to the top, sew or glue the "age" to the front and sew dots or hearts randomly around the hat. Optional: Add buttons to the center of the dots or hearts and add ribbon for ties.

I hope you enjoy this keepsake pattern as much as I do!! Join my Blackstone Designs Crochet Community group on Facebook to stay up to date, receive special offers, pattern support, and so much more! Hope to see you there!

Written Pattern © 20174Sonya Blackstone of Blackstone Designs. Please do not sell, share, or modify this pattern, but instead share the link to where the pattern can be found. You may sell items you make with this pattern. This pattern, as with all Blackstone Designs/Sonya Blackstone patterns, are not for educational use without written permission from the designer. 


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7 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your little sweetie!! Thanks for sharing the cute hats!! Now you'll have to share the rest of the numbers!! LOL

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  2. Oh my...love this. I just mailed a package for my grandsons 1st birthday today, would've loved to make & sent this w/his gift! I'm going to make 1 & hope I can get it mailed to him before his birthday on the 30th!

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  3. I love this pattern! I just made it today for my puppy's birthday in Feb. I added ear holes and a chin tie and voila! Thanks so much for the fun pattern! She looks so cute in it!!!

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  4. I love this. Is there a ravelry link? I would love to see what everyone has done.

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  5. Do you have instructions for crocheting the numbers?
    Thanks,

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