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Sunday, July 8, 2012

Free Pattern - Bitty Baby Beanie or Preemie (4-5lbs) Beanie



I was crocheting away at my orders last night when my sweet 3 year old Calleigh brought me her Bitty Baby that Oma Got her for christmas, and asked me kindly to make her a pink hat with curls. I couldn't resist the fun idea and I knew it would work up in a matter of minutes. (15- 20 to be exact!)

So here is a super quick project that you can make for your daughters bitty baby doll (American Girl) or  it also works as a Preemie hat for about a 4-5lb baby. 
You can download the pdf pattern for free here 


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Bitty Baby Hat or 4-5 Pound Preemie hat
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Skill Level : Easy

Materials:

* Worsted weight yarn of choice. I used Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn or Vanna’s Choice    
   Worsted.
* You’ll be working with two strands of the color for the entire pattern unless otherwise noted.
*  The number at the end of each row is the stitch count for the row(#)
*  Chain stitch does not count in stitch count!
*  Hook size(s) : N/P -15 (10.00 mm)
*  Tapestry Needle
*  Gauge 4” x 4” swatch = 4 rows of 8 dc

Stitches used:
(ch) chain, (st) stitch, (sl st) slip stitch, (sc) single crochet, (dc) double crochet,

  • Bitty Baby (American Doll Hat) or Preemie hat that fits about a 4-5 pound baby Hat - Size 12 inches around
    Approx measurement laying flat - Height 4 1/2” x width 5 1/2”


    (N - Hook)



    Round 1 - ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from the hook, join to 1st sc (6)

    Round 2 - ch 2, 2 dc in each sc, join to 1st dc (12)

    Round 3 - ch 2, *(2 dc in dc, 1 dc in dc) repeat from *, join to 1st dc (18)

    Round 4 - 6 ch 2, dc in each dc, join to 1st dc (18)

    Round 7 - ch 1, sc in next 4 sts, ch 15, 3 sc in next 5 sc, sl st in next 10 ch, sc back to main row in next sc, sc in next 8 sts, ch 15, 3 sc in next 5 sc, sl st in next 10 ch, sc back to main row in next sc, sc in the remaining sts to end of row, sl st to 1st sc, fasten off & weave in ends


    Alternative for Row 7 - if you want just a beanie an no ties just sc in each sc around.




    If you need help with the pattern or questions at anytime please feel free to contact me and I’ll get in touch with you with in 24-48 hrs. I hope you love this pattern as much as I loved designing and making it! Enjoy 



    All patterns are copyright protected but you are welcome to sell finished products made from my patterns. I do ask, however, that you mention my company name along with my web shop address as follows:
    Calleigh’s Clips & Crochet Creations by Elisabeth Spivey http://www.calleighsclips.com
    I would love to see your finished products if you would like to send me pictures. These will be for my personal use only and will not be posted anywhere without prior written permission from you.

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