January’s reader request comes in from Donna. Thank you for your suggestion and enjoy!
Crochet Pattern by B. Hooked Crochet, Copyright 2017.
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This pattern is written in US crochet terms
Gather Your Supplies
- 1 skein, Buttercream Thick & Thin, Rust
- 9mm Crochet Hook
- Large Darning Needle
Buttercream Thick and Thin yarn is a Joann’s exclusive.
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Gauge and Sizing
4 sts x 3 rows = 2″ square worked in half double crochet
- Ch – Chain
- Hdc – Half Double Crochet
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This pattern is worked as a solid rectangle and sewn together to make the shape. Tassels can be added optionally or they can be substituted for pompoms. The pattern is written in terms of the new born size. Other sizing options are available and will be indicated in parenthesis where necessary. The order is as follows:
(3-6 mos, 9-12 mos)
Row one: Ch 27 (31, 39). Hdc in second chain from hook and in each remaining chain.
Row two: Ch 2 (counts as stitch) and turn. Hdc in each stitch.
Repeat row 2 for a total of 7 (9, 11) rows. Fasten off and weave in your ends.
Fold your work in half lengthwise. With a large darning needle, sew up the back side of the bonnet (along your foundation chain edge). Weave in your ends.
Make the tassels and secure them to each corner of the bonnet.
Thank you Donna for your request! If you have a request, please email me – [email protected] – and put “READER REQUEST” in the subject line. Then in two to three sentences, tell me what your request is. It can be a pattern like this, a technique, stitch tutorial…it’s up to you!
I’ll be selecting one reader request to feature every single month!