Newborn Baby Crochet Hat Pattern (0-3 Months)

Whether you recently became a parent or one of your friends has just delivered a baby boy or girl, consider crocheting this lovely hat designed for a newborn baby 0-3 months old. Cute braids paired with a classic brim and small yarn pom make this baby hat a natural gift for a baby shower or a photo prop. If you have got the luck to have someone deliver twins, then crocheting a pair of baby hats is a no-brainer as it takes little time to make these hats and start shooting photos of the cutie pies.

crochet newborn baby hat pattern - 0-3 months

Crochet materials and tools:

<> Crochet Hook 4.5 mm;

<> Red Heart, Soft (4) – 100% acrylic yarn;

<> Yarn needle.

Crochet newborn baby hat size:

Baby’s head circumference: 36 – 41 cm. The size can be easily adjusted by ribbing length.

Baby’s age – 0-3 months

Hat’s height – 14 cm

Gauge: 17 sts – 4 inches (10 cm)

Common abbreviations of crochet stitches:

ch – chain

fpdc – front post double crochet

bpdc – back post double crochet

sl st – slip stitch

BLO – back loop only

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

st(s) – stitch(es)

newborn baby crochet hat with yarn pom - side view

Newborn baby crochet hat pattern

Crochet brim of a newborn baby hat:

Row 1: Ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook and across, turn (6).

Row 2: ch1, sc in BLO in each st across, turn (6).

Repeat Row 2 until ribbing reaches 34-35 cm. Join the last and the first rows in a way so that the seam is on the right side. (There should be no seems on the wrong side for newborn clothes and accessories)

two crochet newborn hats for a baby 0-3 months old - one violet and one white

Crochet body of a newborn baby hat:

Round 1: Ch3 (count as first dc), dc evenly around the brim. One stitch per one row of the brim, join with sl st to top of starting chain.

Round 2: ch3, [fpdc, bpdc] – repeat till the end, fpdc, join with sl st to top of starting chain.

Repeat Round 2 until beanie reaches 13 cm.

Crochet crown of a newborn baby hat:

Rounds 1: sl st underneath first fpdc, ch 3, skip 1 st (bpdc of the previous round), [fpdc, skip next stitch] – repeat till the end, fpdc, join with sl st to top of starting chain.

Round 2: sl st underneath both first and second fpdc, ch3, yarn over, [fpdc underneath next two fpdc] – repeat till the end, join with sl st to top of starting chain.

Round 3: ch 1, sc in each stitch around.

Cut the yarn leaving 15 cm tail. Sew that tiny hole on the crown. Attach yarn pom pom. Weave in ends.

newborn baby crochet hat on a baby doll mannequin

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