4.28.2012

Bear girl



I cannot believe that April is almost away. I woke up to a beautiful shiny wheather; perfect for some balcony gardening and biking. And the best is that we have four days free. I have so many plans for the weekend! But first of all I would like to post my newest project. I am excited to show you this little cap!
It seems this month I have had a baby hat series. My niece Lili is 3 weeks 'old' today and I have already made three beanies for her.  Tomorrow I am going to visit the baby and this little brown hat will be a gift for her.
I really love crocheting hats. Nowadays especially for babies; they are easy-peasy and the best thing is that just takes a few hours to make.  

And here is the twist: this cap is versatile! I made a few bows into it, but haven't fixed them. So she (or her mum) can decide how to wear. Plus I will gave a piece of ribbon with it what they can slip into the treble row an tie a bow.

Size: newborn (this is a very tiny hat for a very tiny newborn. The width may fit to most newborn hat, but if you are crocheting it for someone, who was born with normal weight, make a few extra rounds after R8-11)
Abbreviations:
  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet stitch
  • hdc = half double crochet stitch
  • tr = treble crochet stitch
  • st = stitch
Materials:
  • Crochet hook E
  • 1 ball Schachenmayr Micro (#00010 Kaffee).
About:

  • first ch2 counts as one hdc


Pattern:

Ch 6 and join to a ring.
R1: 8 hdc into the ring (total 8 st).
R2: Ch 2 (count as first hdc) and make 1 hdc in the same st, 2 hdc into each sts. (total 16 sts)
R3: Ch 2, make 1 hdc in the same st, 1 hdc in next. *2 hdc, 1 hdc*. (total 24 sts)
R4: Ch 2, make 1 hdc in the same st, 1 hdc in next 2 sts.  *2 hdc, 1 hdc in the next 2 sts*. (total 32 st)
R5: Ch 2, make 1 hdc in the same st, 1 hdc in next 3 sts.  *2 hdc, 1 hdc in the next 3 sts*. (total 40 st)
R6: Ch 2, make 1 hdc in the same st, 1 hdc in next 4 sts.  *2 hdc, 1 hdc in the next 4 sts*. (total 48 st)
R7: Ch 2, make 1 hdc in the same st, 1 hdc in next 5 sts.  *2 hdc, 1 hdc in the next 5 sts*. (total 56 st)
R8-11: Ch 2 *1 hdc in each sts*. (total 56 st)
Note: if you want a higher hat, just make a few more rows.
R12: Ch 4 *1 tr in each sts*. (total 56 st)
R13: Ch 1 *1 sc in each sts*. (total 56 st)
R14-15: Ch 2 *1 hdc into each sts*. (total 56 st). Fasten off.

Ears (Make two):

Ch 6 and join to a ring.
R1: 25 tr into the ring.
R2: sc around. Fasten off.

Wish you happy crocheting!

26 comments:

  1. This hat is adorable! I love the bow it adds such a nice touch. I love making baby hats too. They are so quick to make and they are so cute and tiny :)

    Christine @ projectsaroundthehouse.blogspot.com

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  2. You've made that hat so sweet! Very nice that it can be worn at so many ways so actually you give your nice many hats :-)
    Have a great weekend, enjoy the weather (here in Holland the sky is grey and the earth is wet)

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  3. Oh how cute! Funnily enough, I posted about bear hats this week too!

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  4. Perfect little hat!!! I like the polka dot ribbon too. Thank you for the tut.

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  5. I am inviting you to come and be part of my blog hop:
    http://juliejewels1.blogspot.com/2012/04/show-your-stuff-21-sloppy-dave-recipe.html

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  6. lovely pattern - the ears are so cute! My favourite way to wear it is with the bow over the left ear..... sweet!

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  7. Thank you for your lovely comment! I am loving the bear hat and have already decided the baby for which to make one. I also saw Wendy's, they are both adorable!

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  8. this is so cute thank you for sharing the pattern

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  9. Hi Hanni: I'm Connie at http://hotflashncraftn.blogspot.com/, your new GF friend. I would love it if you stop by and be my friend, too.
    The hat is adorable, in fact, all of your stuff is adorable.
    Thank you for sharing.

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  10. It's very sweet, Hanni! What a great gift.

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  11. This is super-cute, Hanni!
    Thanks for sharing the pattern.

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  12. O this is just too cute! I love it! Thanks so much for sharing at Whimsy Wednesdays.

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  13. Hi Hanni! Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog! I've made lots of these sweet baby bear hats but I've never thought to add a bow-how cute is that??? Thanks for the inspiration! Have a great day!

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  14. This is sooo cute! I love it! Thanks for sharing the pattern! :-)

    ~Susie~
    http://earning-my-cape.blogspot.com/

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  15. This is sooo cute! I love it! Thanks for sharing the pattern! :-)

    ~Susie~
    http://earning-my-cape.blogspot.com/

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  16. so very sweet! thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling sunday!

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  17. Hi Hanni -- adorable hat, thanks for the pattern! I also wanted to let you know that I've awarded you a Liebster, the details of which are on my blog. http://moonthirty.com/feasting-on-liebster/

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  18. SO CUTE!! I am loving how versatile it is. Thanks for the pattern I can't wait to make one.

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  19. That is adorable, and I love that you did bows that can be detatched for all kinds of different fun looks. :)

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  20. These are so cute! I especially like the one with the two bows. Reminds me of my girls when they were little.
    Thanks for sharing at Terrific Tuesdays.
    Rachel
    adventuresofadiymom.blogspot.com

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  21. So adorable! Thanks for sharing at my party! Have a great weekend :)

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  22. Awww, this is so sweet and I love the different variations that are possible. Thanks for sharing at our party this week.

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  23. These are precious! I have a linky party going for a baby shower for a women's shelter - I hope you will come check it out and possibly donate one of your hats! You would be featured on my blog if you choose to do so! http://sewmuchclass.blogspot.com

    I am also a new follower

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  24. very very VERY fun! An adorable bear beanie, thanks for linking up, I'm featuring it this week on Topsy Turvy Tuesdays

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  25. Just beautiful! Well done - and so nice to share the pattern.x
    thebusymamas.blogspot.ie

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