Crochet Toddler Ball Cap

Crochet Toddler Ball Cap

Crochet Toddler Ball Cap is the toddler version of my adult mens crochet ball cap. Use any colour to work up a Crochet Toddler Ball Cap for toddler boys and girls.

Crochet Toddler Ball Cap - Dearest Debi Patterns

Crochet Toddler Ball Cap Pattern..

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ADVANCED BEGINNER

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Hook:
US 7/4.50mm

Yarn:
Ice Yarns – Magic Baby (A substitue for Magic baby yarn would be any of the #3 baby yarns that Bernat makes like their Softee Baby Solid Yarn-Baby Denim Marls

Sizes:
Toddler 1-3 years

Gauge:
7 dc = 2 inch

Special Stitches: 
FPDC – Front Post Double Crochet, if you need help watch this video –> FPDC
Invisible Join

Notes:
*Beg ch3 counts as a dc.
*Join to 3rd ch of beg ch3.
*Do not turn unless otherwise specified.
*I tried the traditional increasing but ended up with lines that were not exactly straight as shown below..
A hat for him *Free Crochet Pattern* By DearestDebi

Rnd 1: Using master colour, start with a magic ring, ch 3, dc 11 times in the ring, join. (12 dc)

Rnd 2: ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch 3, *fpdc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* around, fpdc around the last dc, join. (12 dc, 6 fpdc)

Rnd 3: ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, *fpdc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* around finishing with a fpdc around last post, join. (18 dc, 6 fpdc)

Rnd 4: ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, *fpdc in next dc, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc* around finishing with a fpdc around last post, join. (24 dc, 6 fpdc)


Rnd 5: ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch 3, *dc in next 3 dc, fpdc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* around, fpdc around the last dc, join. (30 dc, 6 fpdc)

Rnd 6: ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *fpdc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc* around, fpdc around the last dc, join. (36 dc, 6 fpdc)

Rnd 7: ch 3, dc in same st as beg ch 3, *dc in next 5 dc, fpdc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* around, fpdc around the last dc, join.  (42 dc, 6 fpdc)

Rnd 8: ch 3, dc in next 2 dc,  2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc, *fpdc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc,  2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc* around finishing with a fpdc around last post, join.  (48 dc, 6 fpdc)

Rnd 9: ch 3, dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc, *fpdc in next dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc* around finishing with a fpdc around last post, join.  (54 dc, 6 fpdc)

Rnd 10: ch 3, dc in next 8 dc, *fpdc in next dc, dc in next 9 dc* join. (54 dc, 6 fpdc)

Rnd 11-18: rep rnd 10, on last rnd fasten off, invisible join.

Crochet Toddler Ball Cap - Dearest Debi Patterns

Toddler Ball Cap

Adding a brim..

Using the next alt colour, count off 21 sts at the front, use the fpdc stitches as a guide (they should line up the same as a baseball cap)

Join in 2 strands of yarn by drawing up a loop, sc in next 19 sts, sl st in last st. (19 sc)

Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. (19 sc)

Row 3: ch 1, turn, sk 1st sc, sc in each sc across, finishing with a scdec in last 2 sc. (17 sc)

Row 4: rep row 2. (17 sc)

Row 5: rep row 3, finishing with 15 sts, do not fasten off, evenly sc along the side of the brim and all the way around the hat and back up along the other side of the brim and along the from of the brim finishing just before 1st edge st, fasten off, invisible join, weave in ends.

Toddler Ball Cap

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