The watermelon beanie is my Newborn Beanie Gem pattern made for larger sizes and with a different way to finish. For this hat you can use the finish shown below or you can finish it off the same as the Newborn Beanie Gem or A Pumpkin Hat.. This adorable little hat would also match any of my Little Miss Dresses.
Watermelon Beanie Pattern Notes..
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- magic ring
- FPSC - Front Post Single Crochet
- FPDC - Front Post Double Crochet - if you need help watch this video --> FPDC
Newborn 0 - 3 months
Toddler 12 months - 3 years
Child 4 - 10 years
Newborn: US H8/5.00mm
Toddler & Child: US J10/6.00MM
Newborn: #4 medium worsted weight. 4.5mm. I recommend using Red Heart Soft Touch Yarn.
Toddler & Child: #4 medium worsted weight. 5.5mm. I used Red Heart Soft Yarn, Rose Blush and Guacamole.
Newborn: (Using US H8/5.00mm) 7 dc and 3 rows = 2" square
Toddler & Child: (Using J10/6.00MM hook) 6 dc and 3 rows = 2" square
**Start with Rose Blush. Make sure you are using the correct hook for size of hat!**
To finish off I cut 14" (20", 20.5", 21-22") of elastic sewing thread, sew through Rnd 7, tie off, trim ends of elastic.
Hat topper (Not pictured above)...
**For all the hat topper pieces use Guacamole and a H8/5.00MM hook.**
With a long tail start with a magic ring, sl st, sc in ring 5 times, continue sc in each stitch around until work measures 1.5-2 inchs, finish off leaving a long tail.
Starting with a long tail, ch 6, sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc once, dc once, hdc once, 2 sc in last ch, working along other side of ch, hdc once, dc once, hdc one, sc one, join with sl st to beg sc. Fasten off leaving a long tail.
Starting with a long tail, ch 11, 2 dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, Fasten off leaving a long tail.
**Tie all pieces together and attach to top of hat.**
Add some by sewing black stitches onto the hat.
Watermelon Beanie Pattern..
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