Free Little Prince Hat Crochet Pattern from RedHeart.com

 

LW3652-Little-Prince-Hat-optw

From RedHeart.com

Little Prince Hat

LW3652
Designed By:
Ellen Gormley
Skill Level: Intermediate


RED HEART® Soft Baby Steps®: 1 ball each 9505 Aqua A, 9200 Baby Yellow B, 9620 Baby Green C, and 9600 White D Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]

Stitch marker, yarn needle

Directions are for size 9 months; changes for 12 months are in parentheses
Hat Circumference: 14 (16)” [35.5 (40.5) cm]

GAUGE: 10 sts = 3” [7.5 cm]; 5 rows = 3” [7.5 cm] in double crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
CROWN HAT
With A, ch 3, slip st in first ch to form a ring,
Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), work 11 dc in ring, slip st in top of beginning ch to join – 12 sts.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, [2 dc in next dc] 11 times, slip st in top of beginning ch – 24 sts.
Round 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, [dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc] 11 times, slip st in top of beginning ch – 36 dc.
Round 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next dc, [dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc] 11 times, slip st in top of beginning ch – 48 sts.
For Size 12 Months Only
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 2 dc, 2 sc in next dc, [sc in next 3 dc, 2 sc in next dc] 11 times, slip st in first sc – 60 sts.
For All Sizes
Rounds 5-10 (6-11): Ch 3, dc in each st around, slip st in top of beginning ch – 48 (60) sts. Cut A .
Shape Crown Work will be turned on this round so wrong side of Crown is on right side of Hat when folded up.
Round 11 (12): Change to B, ch 3, turn, working in front loops only, dc in each st around, slip st in top of beginning ch – 48 (60) sts. Cut B.
Shape Points.
Round 12 (13): Change to D, ch 3, dc in each st around, slip st in top of beginning ch – 48 (60) sts
Round 13 (14): Ch 1, [sc in next st, hdc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in next st] 8 (10) times, slip st in first sc – 48 (60) sts.
Fold Crown to right side of Hat along Round 10 (11).
Round 14 (15): Ch 1, [sc, ch 9, slip st in back loop of 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, working through both layers, dc in next ch and corresponding st on Hat, tr in next 2 ch, dtr in next ch, dtr in side of first sc, skip next 5 sts] 8 (10) times, slip st in first sc.
FINISHING
Edging
Round 1: Join B in any unused loop of Round 10 (11), work in reverse single crochet around, slip st in first st to join – 48 (60) sts. Fasten off.
Jewel Appliques
Make 8
With C, ch 4, [yo twice, insert hook in 4th ch from hook, yo and pull through 2 loops on hook, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook] 4 times, yo and pull through all 5 loops on hook. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Sew a Jewel in center of each Point. Weave in ends.
Abbreviations
A, B, C= Color A, B, C; ch= chain;
dc=double crochet; dtr= double triple or treble crochet;
hdc= half double crochet; mm= millimeters; sc= single crochet;
st(s)=stitch(es); tog= together; tr= triple or treble crochet;
yo= yarn over; [ ]= work directions in brackets the number of times specified;
*or **= repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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