Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Hippo Beanie Hat- Infant Sizes- Free Pattern

Finally got around to making an infant sized Hippo beanie hat.


Baby Henry modeling the Hippo Hat


 











Materials:
H Hook
G Hook
Worsted weight yarn in your choice of color for the main body of hat, inner ears, nostrils, and bow. Worsted weight yarn in white and black
Stitch marker (if desired)
Tapestry needle 

Abbreviations:
Ch= chain
dc= double crochet
hdc= half double crochet (half treble crochet)
hdc2tog= half double crochet two together
sc= single crochet
sc2tog= single crochet two together
sl st= slip stitch
st= stitch
sts= stitches

 


Body of Hat
With H hook and with main color

0-3 months
Chain 4, join to first st with slst to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 2 and do 11 dc in the ring, join to first st with a sl st (11)
Round 2: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do 2 dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (22)
Round 3: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next st and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (33)
Round 4: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 2 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (44)
Round 5: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 10 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (48)
Rounds 6-10: Ch 2 in same st do 1 dc, do one dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (48)
Round 11: ch 1 in same st do 1 sc, do one SC in each remaining ST in round, join to first ST in round with a sl st. Fasten off (48 sc)

3-6 months
Chain 4, join to first st with slst to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 2 and do 11 dc in the ring, join to first st with a sl st (11)
Round 2: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do 2 dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (22)
Round 3: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next st and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (33)
Round 4: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 2 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (44)
Round 5: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 10 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (48)
Round 6: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 11 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (52)
Rounds 7-11: Ch 2 in same st do 1 dc, do one dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (52 dc)
Round 12: ch 1 in same st do 1 sc, do one SC in each remaining ST in round, join to first ST in round with a sl st. Fasten off (52 sc)

6-12 months
Chain 4, join to first st with slst to form a ring
Round 1: Ch 2 and do 11 dc in the ring, join to first st with a sl st (11)
Round 2: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do 2 dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st (22)
Round 3: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next st and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (33)
Round 4: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 2 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (44)
Round 5: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 10 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (48)
Round 6: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 11 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (52)
Round 7: Ch 2 in same stitch do 2 dc, do one dc in next 12 sts and 2 dc in the next stitch *repeat* join to first st in round with a sl st (56)
Rounds 8-12: Ch 2 in same st do 1 dc, do one dc in each remaining st in round, join to first st in round with a sl st
Round 13: ch 1 in same st do 1 sc, do one SC in each remaining ST in round, join to first ST in round with a sl st. Fasten off (56 sc)

Eyes (make 2)
With G hook and with black make a magic loop, and ch 2.
round 1: make 6 SC in the loop and pull the loop tight, sl st to the top of the first st. Fasten off. (6 sc)
round 2: switch to white ch 1, and do 2 hdc in each stitch sl st to the top of the first st. Fasten off. (12 HDC)

Outer Ears (Make 2)
with G hook and in main color Ch5
Row 1: SC in each stitch, skipping the first CH. (4SC), turn and ch 1
Row 2: 2 SC in first stich, SC in next 2, 2 SC in last stitch. turn and ch 1 (6SC)
Row 3: SC in each stitch,(6 SC) turn and ch 1
Row 4: 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next 4, 2 SC in last stitch. turn and ch 1 (8SC)
Row 5: SC in each stitch. turn and ch 1 (8 SC)
Row 6: SC2TOG, SC in next 4, SC2TOG last 2 stitches. (6SC)
Row 7: SC2TOG, SC in next 2, SC2TOG last 2 stitches. (4SC)
Row 8: SC2TOG, SC2TOG. (2SC)
SC around ear (do this two times), only put one SC in each corner so ear will start to "cup".

Inner Ears (Make 2)
with G hook and in accent color Ch5
Row 1: SC in each stitch, skipping the first CH. (4SC), turn and ch 1
Row 2: 2 SC in first stich, SC in next 2, 2 SC in last stitch. turn and ch 1 (6SC)
Row 3: SC in each stitch,(6 SC) turn and ch 1
Row 4: 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next 4, 2 SC in last stitch. turn and ch 1 (8SC)
Row 5: SC in each stitch. turn and ch 1 (8 SC)
Row 6: SC2TOG, SC in next 4, SC2TOG last 2 stitches. (6SC)
Row 7: SC2TOG, SC in next 2, SC2TOG last 2 stitches. (4SC)
Row 8: SC2TOG, SC2TOG. (2SC)
switch to main color, ch 1 and SC around ear, only put one SC in each corner so ear will start to "cup". Leave long tail for sewing the inner ear onto outer ear

Mouth
with G hook Ch 20
Row 1: Hdc into the third chain, hdc across. Turn (18 hdc)
Row 2 Ch 2, hdc across. Turn (18 hdc)
Row 3: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in next 14 st, hdc2tog. Turn (16)
Row 4: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in next 12 st, hdc2tog. Turn (14)
Row 5: Ch 2, hdc2tog, hdc in next 10 st, hdc2tog. Turn (12)
Ch 1, sc around edges, bottom, and top of mouth. Join to first sc with a sl st. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing the mouth onto the hat.

Teeth (make 2)
Tooth #1
with G hook
Row 1: On bottom row of mouth attach yarn with a sl st on the 2nd st of the row. SC in same st. SC in next 3 sts. Turn and chain 1. (4)
Row 2: SC in each st in row, Turn and ch 1.
Row 3: SC in each st in row. Fasten off and weave in loose ends.

Tooth #2
Row 1:Holding mouth upside down count 7 st to the left of the inner edge of tooth #1. Attach yarn with a sl st in the 8th st. SC in the same st. SC in the next 3 st. Turn and ch 1 (4)
Row 2: SC in each st in row, Turn and ch 1.
Row 3: SC in each st in row. Fasten off and weave in loose ends.

Nostrils (make 2)
With G hook and in same color as inner ears
Ch 4, join to first st with a sl st.
Round 1: Chain 1 make 6 SC in ring. Join to to first st with a sl st. Fasten off and leave long tail to sew onto mouth

Bow (optional)
With G hook and in color of your choice, Ch 16
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Hdc in each st across. Ch 2, turn. (14 hdc)
Rows 2- 8: Hdc in each st. Turn, Ch 2. Fasten off

Take a long strand of yarn in the same color as the bow and wrap around the middle of the bow to draw it in. Wrap several times. Tie the ends in the back of the bow. Using the yarn needle weave the ends into the bow to hide then use these same ends to sew onto the hat. Sew the middle of the bow and bottom of the bow onto the hat.



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