Monday 4 October 2021

Haven Crochet Baby Hat

Crochet Baby Hat

This sweet little hat is made in the round with an appealing close textured stitch which is ideal for both Preemie and Newborn babies.

Sizes are for Newborn and Preemie.


Dk yarn approximately 20 grams for the Newborn size and 16 grams for the Preemie size

4.50 crochet hook


Written in English crochet terms
ch = chain
dc = double crochet (sc/us)
tr = treble (dc/us)
ss slip stitch.

Double Knit yarn 

Preemie 16 grams
Newborn 20 grams 

4.50 mm Hook


Make a magic ring

Round one - ch3 and 15tr into ring, ss to ch3 at beg of round. (here and throughout ch3 counts as 1tr) =16tr

Round two - ch3, *2tr into next tr, 1tr in next tr* rep from * to * around, ss to top of ch3 =24 tr

Round three - ch3, 1tr in next tr, *2tr in next tr, 1tr into next 2tr* around, ss to top of ch3 = 32 tr

Round four - ch3, 1tr in next 2 tr, *2tr in next tr, 1tr in next 3tr* around ss to top of ch3  = 40 tr
Round five - ch3 then 1tr in next 3tr, *2tr in next tr, 1tr in next 4 tr* around ss to top of ch3 = 48 tr

Pattern Rows

The hat continues in the round but turn at the beginning of each new round apart from the first.

The pattern consists of two rows; the dc row will always be on the right side.

Ist row  - all dc

2nd row  - 1dc,1tr,1dc,1tr to end

Round one - (right side) don’t turn 1ch, 1dc in the same space as ss, 1dc in each st, ss to 1st dc of round. 

Round two - 1ch, turn work (wrong side) 1dc in same space as ss, 1tr in next st, *1dc in next st,1tr in next st* rep to the end of round ss in 1st st of round.

Round three - 1ch, turn work, (right side) 1dc in same space as ss and each st to end of round ss to 1st dc.

 Repeat the last two rows until work measures approximately Five and a half inches finishing on a dc row right side facing, do not turn

Work a further 2 rows dc.

Fasten off and weave in ends.


Work crown to round four = 40 sts and then continue with pattern rows as above until hat measures 4½ inches. 

Work two further rows of dc.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

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  1. It's a lovely little hat and they all look so different in the variety of sizes and colours.

  2. They are such lovely hats.
    If only I could crochet ...

    All the best Jan

  3. Thanks for the pattern, Linda!
    They are really cute. ❤

  4. Your little newborn crochet hats are sweet, Linda.Such a pretty pattern, and the colours are lovely. You are very kind to share the pattern; thank you.

  5. How nice of you to share your pattern, Linda! Thank you! :)

  6. Thanks for the pattern. Where do you donate these little hats?

    1. To NHAP Briony, it's based in Newcastle and sends donations to places throughout the UK. There's a link in my previous post. x

  7. Preciosos gorros¡¡¡¡gracias por el patron

  8. You've made such pretty baby hats Linda! Thanks for sharing the patterns to make them.

  9. Such adorable hats, Linda, and I love the colors you've chosen. I hope we'll have hat weather soon, still pretty hot around here.

  10. The baby hats are cute and very kind of you to donate them.

  11. Hi Linda, Your baby hats turned out beautifully ♥ Thank you for linking up at our weekly Link Party! You are being featured this week at Wednesday Link Party #420. Here’s the direct link to the post in case you’d like to share your feature:
    Hope to see you again next week! Rhondda

  12. Sweet newborn & preemie hats Linda. Thank you so much not just for sharing this pattern but also those links to five more patterns . I shall be holding on to this as I have to make another baby blanket, this time for my niece in Australia. If there is any of the yarn over I like to add a little matching hat too. Take care Amanda x


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