Premier Yarns Knit for Kids Strawberry Blossom Hat to Crochet

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by Premier Yarns Design Team

Premier Yarns Knit for Kids Strawberry Blossom Hat to Crochet

Join A.C. Moore, World Vision, and Premier Yarns to wrap the world in warmth! We invite you to crochet this adorable hat for your child or for a child in need –-- either way, you’'re helping to make a difference. World Vision’'s Knit for Kids program provides warmth and comfort to children living in poverty across the world. You can donate this hat, or any hand-made item, to Knit for Kids at all A.C. Moore locations. Premier Yarns is also generously donating a percentage of all Knit for Kids yarn sales to World Vision'’s international development and relief work. Stop in today and see the manager for more information. Click here for more details and projects.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 3-1/2 shells x 6 rows in Shell pattern to crochet a Hat that measures approximately 14 inch in circumference. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Instructions and supplies are written for size Newborn with sizes in Toddler and Kids in parantheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow a pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning. Special Stitch: Shell Stitch (multiple of 6 stitches) = Rnd 1(RS): Sl st to first ch-2 sp, ch 2 (counts as a dc), (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp, [(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp] to end of rnd. Rep Row 1 for patt.
  • 2
    Hat: With Precious Pink, Ch 66. Sl st in first ch to join in the round. Establish pattern: Ch 2 (counts as dc), (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch, sk 5 ch, [(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch, sk 5 ch, [(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch, sk 5 ch] rep to end of rnd– 11 shells. Work 5 rnds in Shell Stitch.
  • 3
    Crown: Rnd 1: With Forest, ch 2 (counts as a dc), dc in second dc from hk, 3 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in each of next 2 dc, [dc in each of next 2 dc, 3 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in each of next 2 dc]; to end of round – 77 sts. Rnd 2: [Dc in each of next 5 dc, dc2tog] to end of round – 66 sts. Rnd 3: [Dc in each of next 4 dc, dc2tog] to end of round – 55 sts. Rnd 4: [Dc in each of next 2 dc, dc2tog] to last st, dc – 36 sts. Rnd 5: [Dc3tog] to end of round – 12 sts. Rnd 6: [Dc3tog] to end of round – 4 sts. Rnds 7-10: Dc in each dc. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Finishing: Weave end from Crown through the final 4 dc, pull tight to close. Weave in all ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Precious Pink 104810656
  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Forest 104810652
  • Crochet Hook F 3.75 mm
  • Tapestry Needle
Download Project Template