Thursday, 12 December 2013

#Polar #Bear #Beanie #Hat #Newborn - 12 months ~ #Free #Crochet #Pattern

 Polar Bear Beanie Hat Newborn – 12 months



The pattern is in US terms
Items required 
4mm (6) and 5mm (H) hooks.  If you don’t have a 4mm hook use a 4.25mm(G) hook instead.
Double knit (8 ply) white, black yarn
Stitch marker
2 x Sew on googly eyes
Stuffing
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Guidelines
At the end of each round just carry on.  
Mark the start of each round and then move marker as a round is completed.
HK - hook
CH - chain
SS – Slip Stitch
dcHDC – half double crochet
HDC Inc – Half double crochet Increase.  Increase by placing 2 hdc in 1 stitch.
HDC Dec – Half double crochet decrease.  Yarn over hook, through 1st stitch, yarn over hook through, hook through next stitch, yarn over hook pull through.  Yarn over hook and pull through all the loops.  
Gauge
7 sts & 6 rows = 2”
If your hat is coming out too big go down one hook size and vice versa if it’s too small.
Sizing guide:
Age Measurement Around Height
Newborns cm 29.21cm - 33cm 14cm - 15.24cm
  " 11.5"-13" 5.5" - 6"
3-6 Months cm 35.56cm - 43.18cm 16.51cm - 17.78cm
  " 14" - 17" 6.5" - 7"
6-12 Months cm 40.64cm - 48.26cm 19.05
  " 16"-19" 7.5"
Basic Hat
Using 5mm (H) hook & white yarn. 
At the end of each round just carry on.  
Mark the start of each round and then move marker as a round is completed.
Ch 2 (or use magic circle)
Round 1) 6 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook (6)
Round 2) 6 hdc inc (12)
Round 3) *1 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (18)
Round 4) *2 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (24)
Round 5) *3 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (30)
Round 6) *4 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (36)
Round 7) *5 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (42) (newborn go to round 11)
Round 8) *6 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (48)
Round 9) *7 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (54) (3-6 months go to round 11)
Round 10) *8 hdc, 1 hdc inc * x 6 (60) 
Round 11) hdc around (newborn 42, 3-6 months 54, 6-12 months 60) 
Newborn need another 9 rounds after round 11
3-6 months need another 10 rounds after round 11
6-12 months need another 12 rounds after round 11
When you have finished the above slip stitch x 2, finish.  


Nose
Main Part of nose
Using 4mm (6) hook & white yarn. 
At the end of each round just carry on.  
Mark the start of each round and then move marker as a round is completed.
Ch 2 (or use magic circle)
Round 1) 6 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook (6)
Round 2) 6 hdc inc (12)
Round 3) *1 hdc, 1 hdc inc* x 6 (18)
Round 4) *2 hdc, , 1 hdc inc* x 6 (24)
Round 5) *3 hdc, , 1 hdc inc * x 6 (30)
Round 6-7) hdc around (30), 
Round 7) hdc around, 2 ss, finish (leave enough yarn to sew to hat)


Nose End
Using 4mm (6) hook & black yarn.
 Ch 2 (or use magic circle)
Round 1) 6 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook (6), join with ss and finish (leave enough yarn to sew to nose)



Sew nose end to the main part of the nose (before attaching to the hat)


Ears x 2
Using 4mm (6) hook and white yarn.
Ch 2 (or use magic circle)
Row 1) 6 hdc in the 2nd ch from the hook, ch 2, turn (6)
Row 2) 6 hdc inc, ch 2, turn (12)
Row 3) 12 hdc, finish (leave enough yarn to sew ears to hat)



Attach the nose to the hat, leaving a space to stuff and then finish off once stuffed.



Attach googly eyes.


Attach ears.



Patterns are just for your own personal use. Do not distribute the pattern without permission.  You may sell the items you make but please give credit to me for the pattern.
If there are any problems with the pattern or you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.
Susand1408@gmail.com http://www.crochetaddictuk.com/           ©Crochet Addict UK 2013 

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4 comments:

  1. Thank you for this cute pattern. I'm almost finished making one for my hubby (we all call him "Polar Bear") to give his first nephew, when we finally get to meet him. He is dew in a couple weeks. This made for the perfect gift. Thank you again.

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    1. You are more than welcome. I hope you enjoyed the pattern!

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  2. I would love to make this hat for a three and four year old. Do you think that might be possible? Kathy

    kmcm31@aol.com

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    1. You can find the pattern for older ages here; http://www.crochetaddictuk.com/2013/12/polar-bear-beanie-hat-1-yr-free-crochet.html

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