Crochet hat for kids  

Crochet hat for kids  


Cynthia Preston


Child’s size S (L) finished measure­ments

Hat circumference: 16″ (20)/41cm (51)


Lily’s Sugar ‘n Cream, 100% cotton yarn, 2.50zn1g = approx 120yd/109m, 1 ball each of Delft Blue and Hot Green

Crochet hook size F-5 US/3.75mm or size needle to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle

Stitch marker


15 sts/rnds sc = 4″/10 cm Remember, your gauge must match for the size to match.

instructions for blueberry baby hat


chain st (ch)

single crochet (sc) double crochet (de) increase (inc)

reverse single crochet (reverse sc)

to start

Starting at stem at top of hat, in green, ch 6.

Rnd 1: Starting in second ch from hook, sl st 4 back down chain, ch 1, 8 sc in last ch, then go around the back of stem and join to ch 1, ch 1.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st. join, ch 1.

Rnd 3: Sc in each st, join ch 1

Rnd 4: (lnc, 1 sc round, join ch 1.

Rnd 5: sc in each st, join,ch 1

Rnd 6 (in front loop only): (sk 2 st, 6 dc in one sp,sk 2 st,1 sc) 4 times, join to first ch,fasten off green.

Rnd 7: with blue, in bottom loop of previous rnd, ch 1 and 1 sc in same sp.(inc,1 sc) around, place marker and move marker at end of each round to keep track of rounds .

Rnd 8: sc in each st (36 sc st )

Rnd 9: (Inc, 2sc) around   

Rnd 10: sc in each st

Rnd 11: (inc,3 sc ) around.

Rnds 12-28 : for an infant size hat, stop increasing here and spiral down to rnd 28.

For a larger hat, make 1 rnd with 1 sc in each st, then make an increasing rnd of (inc, 4 sc), pm, spiral down to rnd 33

Rnd 29: for small hat, reserve sc in each st, fasten off