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March 17, 2012

FREE Crochet Pattern!

I created this pattern for crocheters to donate hats to a great organization! Calvin's Hats,  "Providing tiny hats to little ones born much too soon." Click on their link to get more info and to get the address to mail in your hats.

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Crochet Preemie Hat


1 skein Baby or Sport Weight Yarn
Crochet Hook Size F (adjust size as needed to meet measurements)

Skill Level: Easy

Finished Hat Measurements: Approx 3" tall x 7" circumference (or 3.5" wide when laid flat)

Note: Work hat in vertical rows as a straight piece, and sew seams together with a blunt needle. ** This allows the hat to be flexible and not bulky for teeny tiny baby heads **

Stitch Explanation: Sc2tog (insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 3 loops on hook).


Ch 25
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each ch across to end (24 sc).
Row 2: Ch 1, turn. Sc in each sc across (in back loops only). Piece should be approx 3.5" wide.
Row 3-45: Repeat row 2 until piece measures approx 7".
Finish off, leaving long tail and sew seam together.


Top: With right side facing, join yarn with sc at top of hat.
Rnd 1: Sc around, spacing evenly, slip to 1st sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, Sc2tog around, slip to join.
Finish off, leaving long tail. Using needle, weave tail through stitches and pull tight to close.

Bottom: With wrong side facing, join yarn with sc at bottom of hat. (When edge is rolled up, these rounds will be showing on right side).
Rnd 1: Sc in next 4 stitches, (Sc2tog, sc in next 5 stitches) repeat around spacing evenly. Slip to 1st sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, Sc in each sc around, slip to join.
Finish off. Weave in ends.

Pattern by Crochet Crafts by Jen

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