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I’m crocheting all the baby hats for my local NICU. This pattern paired with the sizing chart is making my life so much easier! I highly recommend this pattern. Ashleigh makes it so easy to follow along and you get to learn new techniques when you watch her YouTube video that’s included. She can make one hat within 20 minutes! It still takes me about an hour for one. Slow maker over here, lol. Links and pattern below.

Pattern Link: The Parker Beanie by Sewrella
Hat Sizing Guide: Crochet hat sizing Chart by HeartHookHome

My adjustments for this pattern are below. I do not owe nor did I design this pattern.

For this pattern you will need:

You will need to know how to:

  • Magic Circle
  • Double Crochet
  • Single crochet

Crochet Abbreviations:
Mc: Magic Circle
Dc: Double Crochet
St(s): Stitch(es)
Rnd: Round
Sc: Single Crochet
Fpdc: Front Post Double Crochet
Slst: Slip stitch
*: Repeat instructions that are within **

Pattern by Sizes:

Preemie:

Mc, 10dc into loop (10sts)
Rnd 1) 1sc to join, 1dc into the same st, *2dc* (20sts)
Rnd 2) *1dc, 2dc* (30sts)
Rnd 3-9) *1dc* 
Rnd 10) *1Fpdc. 1dc,* end with a 1sc in last st
Optional
Rnd 11) *1sc* slst
Fasten off

Newborn-3 months:

MC, 10dc into loop (10sts)
Rnd 1) 1sc, 1dc, *2dc* (20sts)
Rnd 2) *1dc 2dc* (30sts)
Rnd 3) 1dc 1dc, 2dc (40sts)
Rnd 4-10) *1dc* 
Rnd 11) *1Fpdc. 1dc,* end with a 1sc in last st
Rnd 12) 1sc in each st to marker, slst last st
Fasten off

Yay, now you’ve gotten your first crocheted hat. Congrats!
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