NB- 6 month bonnet and mitts- FREE crochet pattern

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I spend so much time creating patterns that take weeks or months and selling them I thought I would do a nice quick one for free! So here goes

You will need:

  • DK/ 8ply wool
  • 5 mm hook
  • wool needle
  • ruler or tape

BONNET

Shown below are newborn instructions with notes below to size up to 12 months.

  1. In a magic circle, chain 3 (counts as first dc)  12 dc in circle and join to top of chain.(13)
  2. Chain 3, dc in same stitch, 2 dc in all stitches then join to top of chain. (26)
  3. Chain 3, dc in same stitch, *dc in next, 2dc in next* Repeat to end join to chain 3. (39)
  4. Chain 3, dc in same stitch * dc in next 2, 2dc in next stitch* to end and join to top of chain 3. (52)
  5. Chain 3, 3dc in next stitch, *skip 2, sc in next, skip 2, 3dc in next (shell made) chain 1, shell in side of previous shell (see 3 step pictures below)* Repeat till 6 left, you should end with a sc before skipping 2 and placing 4dc in next. Turn.
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  6. Chain 1 (counts as sc) *shell in previous row sc, chain 1, shell in side of that shell,  sc in previous row chain 1* Repeat  to last shell and sc in last dc from previous row.
  7. chain 3, 3dc in same stitch *sc in chain from previous row, 3dc in sc from previous row, chain 1, shell into side.* Repeat to end placing 4 dc in sc(chain 1)
  8. Repeat rows 6-7 2 more times to complete newborn size.
  9. Chain 23 to create tie, 3dc in 4th chain from hook, chain 1, shell into side, skip 2, sc and fasten off.
  10. Reattach yarn to other end and repeat row 9 for 2nd tie.

To create this for bigger size:

0-3 months: make initial circle bigger to measure 4.5-4.75 inches across, repeat pattern rows till bonnet measures 5.5 inches from centre of mc to edge of bonnet when flat.

3-6 months: make initial circle bigger to measure 5 inches across, repeat pattern rows till bonnet measures 5.75 inches from centre of mc to edge of bonnet when flat.

6-9 months: make initial circle bigger to measure 5.25 inches across, repeat pattern rows till bonnet measures 6.25 inches from centre of mc to edge of bonnet when flat.

9-12 months: make initial circle bigger to measure 5.25- 5.5 inches across, repeat pattern rows till bonnet measures 6.75 inches from centre of mc to edge of bonnet when flat.

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MITTENS

Newborn size only.

  1. In a magic circle- chain 2 (does not count as stitch), 6hdc, join to first hdc (6)
  2. Chain 2 (counts as first hdc) hdc in same, 2dc in each stitch and join to chain 2 (12)
  3. Chain 2 (first hdc) hdc around, Join to chain 2 (12)
  4. Chain 2 (first hdc) *2hdc in next, hdc* Repeat around and join to chain 2 (18)
  5. Repeat row 3 (18)
  6. Repeat row 3 (18)
  7. Repeat row 3 (18)
  8. Repeat row 3 (18)
  9. Chain 2 (first hdc) hdc in next *hdc2tg, hdc in 2* Repeat to end , hdc in last 2 and join to chain (14)
  10. Repeat row 3, Fasten off and weave in end. (14)
  11. Thread needle with length of wool and thread through row 9 to create a tie.

Should you need any help just comment below.

tracy

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