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How to Crochet: Minecraft Creeper Hat

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Perfect for the gamer, this Minecraft Creeper hat is an easy pattern to work up in a few short hours! My video tutorial demonstrates the pattern for the beanie as well as the character detail.

I was fortunate enough to have Nate model a sample, but in the video tutorial, I demonstrate how to make a toddler/child size hat. You can go on to increase your stitches to make this larger after round 7. See the notes section for further instructions.

For hat sizing and stitch counting, follow along with the measure guide chart in this post here.

 

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To learn how to make this Minecraft Creeper Hat, follow along with this video tutorial:

**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.

***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”

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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You may sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials:
-Red Heart Super Saver Yarn (I used colors Spring Green and Black)
-Size H-5.00mm Crochet Hook
-Yarn Needle
-Scissors

NOTES:
-This hat is demonstrated for a Toddler/Small Child size: 19 Inches Hat Circumference

-The chain 2 at the beginning of a new round does not count as a stitch

-Join to the first DC of the round in the hat portion, NOT to the ch 2.

-To make your hat bigger, after round 6 Increase the next round as follows:
Round 8: 2 DC in first stitch, DC in next 9, repeat around, join, ch 2 (66 DC)
Round 9: 2 DC in first stitch, DC in next 10, repeat around, join, ch 2 (72 DC)
Round 10-16: DC in each st, join, ch 2.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
YO: Yarn Over
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half-Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet

Pattern:
With Green:
Ch 3
Round 1: 9 DC in 3rd chain from hook, join to first DC, ch 2
Round 2: 2 DC in each around, join to first DC, ch 2 (18 DC)
Round 3: 2 DC, DC in next, repeat around, join, ch 2 (27 DC)
Round 4: 2 DC, DC in next 2, repeat around, join, ch 2 (36 DC)
Round 5: 2 DC, DC in next 3, repeat around, join, ch 2 (45 DC)
Round 6: 2 DC in first stitch, DC in next 4, repeat around, join, ch 2 (54 DC)
Round 7: 2 DC in first stitch, DC in next 8, repeat around, join, ch 2 (60 DC)
Round 8-16: DC around, join ch2 (54 DC)
(You could end on Round 15 if you wanted to)
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Design of Creeper:
With Black:
Make 2:
Row 1: Ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook and across, ch 1, turn. (6)
Row 2-5: Sc across. Ch 1, turn. (6)
Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Mouth part:
With Black:
Row 1: Ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from hook and across, ch 1, turn. (7)
Row 2: sc across. ch 1, turn. (7)
Row 3: Sc across. Ch 1, turn. (7)
Row 4: sc across and chain 4 (7 sc & 4 chs)
Row 5: sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 2 chains, sc in next 4 sts, leave last 3 sts unworked. ch 1, turn. (7)
Row 6: SC in each st across. ch 1, turn. (7)
Row 7: SC in each st across. ch 4, turn. (7)
Row 8: sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 2 chains, sc in next 4 sts, leave last 3 sts unworked. ch 1, turn. (7)
Row 9: sc in each st across. ch 1 turn. (7)
Row 10: Sc in each st across. ch 1, turn. (7)
Row 11: SC in each st across. (7)
Sc around entire piece. Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Sew pieces to hat, weave in all ends.

Enjoy!

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~Nadia

Crochet Tutorial: Elmo Hat

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I don’t often sell my patterns, but some of them I list on my Etsy Shop as a source to keep more content. A portion of each sale from my shop goes to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. This video tutorial is for one size only (6-12 Months). If you wish to make this in other sizes (Adult, Teen, Child, Toddler, 3-6 Months), check out my Etsy shop to purchase this pattern and make it smaller or bigger.

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Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to make this hat for a size 6-12 Months:

**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”

***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Designed by Nadia Fuad
You may sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials:
-Red Heart Super Saver Medium (worsted) weight yarn:
Cherry Red, Yellow, White, and Black
-Polyfil Stuffing
-Size H-5.00mm crochet hook
-Yarn Needle

Ch: chain
Sl st: slip stitch
DC: double crochet
HDC: half double crochet
Sc: single crochet

All patterns are written in standard US terms.
Pattern includes all these sizes:
3-6 Months
6-12 Months
Toddler/Preschooler
Child
Teen/Adult
Large Adult

Size Chart:
Sizing Chart: (measuring ear to ear–across forehead)
3-6 Months: 6″-7″”
6-12 months: 8″
Toddler/Preschooler: 9″
Child: 10″-11″
Teen-Adult: 11″-12″
Large Adult: 13″+

Crochet Tutorial: Double Flower Headband

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Recently, I shared a photo of me wearing this headband and several people asked if I had a video tutorial for it. Of course, I do!

This tutorial is an older post that was on my YouTube channel, but I never posted a blog about it. Here is the pattern and video for anyone interested in making these cute headbands.

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Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make this headband:

**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”

***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
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Designed by Nadia Fuad
You may sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials:
-Red Heart Super Saver (Color: Aran)
-Size E-3.50mm Crochet Hook
-Beads
-Hot Glue
-Yarn Needle
-Scissors

NOTES:
-You can use any Worsted Weight or DK yarn. Even using cotton or thread would look cool with this pattern!
-Make the small flower first, then the large flower, then the braided band.
-The braid measures approx. 30 inches, but you can make it as long or short as you want.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
Sk: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half-Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet

Pattern:

Smaller Flower:
Ch 3
Rnd 1: 9 HDC in 3rd ch from hook, Sl st to beginning HDC. (9HDC)
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 HDC in each st around, Sl st to beginning HDC. (18 HDC)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, [DC, TR, DC] in first st, Sl st into next st, * [DC, TR, DC] in next st, Sl st into next st. Repeat from * around. Ending with a Sl St. Then, Sl st to beginning petal.
Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Large Flower:
Ch 3
Rnd 1: 9 HDC in 3rd ch from hook, Sl st to beginning HDC. (9HDC)
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 HDC in each st around, Sl st to beginning HDC. (18 HDC)
Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st, Repeat from * around. Sl st to beginning HDC. (27 HDC)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, Sk first st, *[2DC, TR, 2DC] in next st, sk next st, sl st into next st, sk next st, repeat from * around. Sk last st and sl st to beginning petal.
Fasten off.

Assembly Step:
Sew two flowers together and glue on beads to the center.
Cut 9 strands of yarn that measure 46″ long, tie them in a knot and braid them, then knot the end. (See video tutorial for visual instructions)
Sew flower to braid.

Weave in all ends.

Enjoy!

Crochet Tutorial: Beach Swimsuit Cover-Up

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I braved the chilly temperature to showcase my latest design for summer. My Mesh Beach Swimsuit Cover-up is here just in time to enjoy sand and surf. I would not recommend heading to the beach quite yet if you live in a climate like mine! My toes have finally started to regain feeling! Haha!! Things will be heating up soon!

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Below a closeup photo of the Mesh Beach Swimsuit Cover-up. Made with 100% cotton, this piece can be worn over a swimsuit or as a tunic top. I have paired it over a swimsuit to show you how wonderfully useful this will be for summer at the beach
Beach Cover
I’m like a kid in a candy store when it comes to being excited for warm weather and fun in the sun! This cover-up was just the right piece to get me in the mood for summertime! This versatile tunic is not only perfect over swimwear, but it makes a nice summer top that can be worn over a sundress or tank top.

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Removing the drawstring belt is optional, to give this piece a new look. The wide boat neck collar is perfect for wearing off the shoulder. Ooh, la, la! Summer, here we come!

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Here, I have paired it over a white dress for a more modest fashion tunic.

Beach Cover2
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make this tunic:

**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”

***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
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Designed by Nadia Fuad
You may sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials:
-Peaches & Creme 100% Cotton Yarn. (1100 Yards) Colors: Good Earth and Dark Taupe
-Size H-5.00mm Crochet Hook (Optional: K-6.50mm Crochet Hook for the Waistband chain)
-Yarn Needle
-Scissors

NOTES:
-This took me approximately 12 Hours total to make this piece.
-To make this smaller or bigger, use a smaller or bigger hook size. I do not have specific stitch counts to make these larger or smaller though. Sorry!!
-To make these bigger, make sure your beginning chain is an even number and a MULTIPLE OF 12 (+2).
-The one I show in the video tutorial will fit a size Medium person and measures 44 Inches around and 26 inches long. You can watch the video tutorial to learn how to make this longer and wider. It is supposed to fit loosely around the body.
-The Ch 3 at the beginning of the round DOES count as a stitch.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
Sk: Skip
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
Shell: 5 DC in same st

Pattern:
MAKE 2:
Ch 98 (Or any amount that is a multiple of 12 (+2))

Row 1: DC in 3rd ch from hook and across.  Turn. (96)

Row 2: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, *sk 2 sts, 5 DC in next st (shell made), sk 2 sts, sc in next st, repeat from * across, ending with sc in last st. Turn. (16 shells, 17 sc)

Row 3: Ch 5 (counts as first DC and Ch 2 sp), *Sk 2 sts, DC in middle DC of shell, Ch 2, sk 2 dc, DC in sc, Repeat from * across, ending with DC in last sc. Turn. (33 DC, 32 Ch 2 sps)

Row 4: Ch 3 (Counts as DC) 2 DC in same st as ch, SC in next DC, *Shell in next DC, SC in next DC, Repeat from * across, ending with 3 DC in last st. Turn.

Row 5: Ch 5, *sk 2 sts, DC in sc, ch 2, sk 2 sts, DC in middle DC of shell, Ch 2, repeat from * Ending with DC in last st. Turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, SC in 1st st, *Shell in next DC, SC in next DC, Repeat from * across, ending with SC in last st, turn.

Rows 7-10: Repeat Rows 3-6 Once (Or as many times as you want, just end your repeat on a row 6 and go onto the next row)

Optional: Change color after row 10

Row 11: Repeat Row 3

Row 12: Ch 5, *DC in next DC, CH 2, repeat from * across Ending with DC in last st.

Rows 13-35: Repeat Row 12 (You can repeat this row until this piece is as long as you want, when your piece is as long as you want, just go on to the next row)

Optional: Change Color after row 35

Row 36: Repeat Row 6

Row 37: Repeat Row 5

Row 38: Repeat Row 4

Row 39: Repeat Row 3

You can keep repeating this pattern to make more shell rows, once you make it as long as you want, you can go onto the next row.

Optional: After row 39, change color

Rows 40-44: Repeat Row 12

You can keep repeating this pattern to make more shell rows, once you make it as long as you want, you can go onto the next row.

Row 45 (LAST ROW): Ch 3, *2DC in next ch 2 sp, DC in next DC, Repeat from * across, ending with DC in 3rd ch of ch 5 from prev. row.

Fasten off with long tail for sewing shoulder.

Assembly Step:
After both panels are made, line them up and sew the shoulders, and both sides closed. Use video tutorial for visual instructions. Once it is all sewn up, turn it inside out and enjoy!!

OPTIONAL BELT:
With larger hook,
Ch 150 or any amount to make a belt. Fasten off and weave through tunic. Tie a bow.

Weave in all ends.

Enjoy!

Crochet Tutorial: Baby Boy Knickers with Suspenders

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As our “All Things Boy” week draws to a close, we end with a pair of Baby Boy Knickers with Suspenders. This tiny pair of pants are sure to bring out many ‘oohs’ and ‘ahhs’ because they are just that cute!

Here they are paired with a little t-shirt onesie.

Knickers

These would look adorable with any pairing!

These are very versatile. You do not have to add the suspenders. You can add a drawstring. You can make these as big or as small as you’d like! I give information for larger sizes in the NOTES section, below.

Knickers
Check out the other videos I filmed this week to complete this whole ensemble!

Click here to view the Instructions for the Infant Pullover Hoodie

Click Here to view the Instructions for the Basket Weave Baby Hat

Click Here to view the Instructions for the Little Gentleman Baby Booties

Baby Outfit
View this video tutorial to learn how to make these little knickers:

**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”

***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Designed by Nadia Fuad
You may sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials:
-Caron Simply Soft yarn (50 yards) in Bone
-Bernat Softee Baby Yarn (200 Yards) in Pale Blue
-2 Buttons
-Size G-4.25mm Crochet Hook
-Yarn Needle
-Scissors

NOTES:
-To make this smaller or bigger, use a smaller or bigger hook size. I do not have stitch counts to make these larger or smaller though. Sorry!!
-To make these bigger, make sure your beginning chain is an even number.
**See this chart for measurements for smaller or larger sizes**
-These pants will fit up to a 6 month old baby
-The Ch 2 at the beginning of each round does NOT count as a stitch. Sl st to beginning DC of the round to attach.
-DISCLAIMER: THIS GARMENT HAS BUTTONS AND STRAPS. THESE CAN BE CHOKING HAZARDS TO LITTLE INFANTS. PLEASE USE DISCRETION WHEN DECIDING TO ADD THIS FEATURE.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet
BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet

Pattern:

Waistband:
With Bone:
Ch 60 (or any amount that will measure the waist of the baby you are making this for–also make sure it’s an even number)
Attach to the 1st ch to form a ring and ch up 2.
Rnd 1: DC in each ch around. Sl st to beginning DC. ch 2. (60 dc)

Rnd 2: [FPDC, BPDC] 30 times. Sl st to beginning fpdc. Ch 2. (30 FPDC, 30 BPDC)

Rnd 3: Repeat Round 2.
Fasten off, weave in ends.
Flip it around to work on the foundation row. (See video tutorial for visual instructions)
**You can repeat round 2 to make your waistband however big you want. When your waistband is the desired length, go on to making the Bottom of the Pants.**

Bottom of Pants:
Rnd 1: Attach new color in any st. Ch up 2, DC in each st around. Sl st to beginning DC, ch 2. (60 DC)

Rnd 2-10 (or however many rounds you want to do for your length): DC in each st around, Sl st to beginning DC, Ch 2. (60 DC)

Once your piece is as long as you want, go on to work the first leg.

First leg: Place stitch marker at halfway point (Stitch number 30) See video tutorial for visual instructions
Rnd 1: DC in each of the first 30 sts until you hit the stitch marker. DC in same stitch as the stitch marker, leave the rest of the stitches unworked. Sl st to beginning DC, Ch 2. (30 DC)

Rnd 2-10 (or however many rounds you want to do for your length): DC in each st around, sl st to beginning DC, ch 2. (30 DC)

After round 10, attach new color
Rnd 11-13: SC in each st around. Sl st to beginning SC. (30 SC)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Second Leg:
Rnd 1: Attach yarn with LONG STRAGLER (used for sewing later–see video tutorial for explanation) to one of the unworked stitches from round 10 of the Bottom of the Pants. DC in each st around, sl st to beginning DC, Ch 2. (30 DC) (See video tutorial for this round.)

Repeat Rounds 2-13 for the First Leg.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Assembly Step:
Sew the hole between the legs (See video tutorial for visual instructions)

Straps: Make 2
Ch 62 (or however many chs you made for your waistband +2)
Row 1: DC in 3rd ch from hook and across. Fasten off with long tail for sewing.

Assembly Step:
Sew straps and buttons to pants. (see video tutorial for visual instructions, and use photos for guide)

Weave in all ends.

Enjoy!

Crochet Tutorial: Little Gentleman Baby Booties

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These adorable Little Gentleman Baby Booties are part of the baby boy layette set. Your little guy will be taking off in these in no time! Vroom, Vroom!

Little Gentleman Booties

Little Gentleman Booties
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make these adorable booties:

**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”

***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Designed by Nadia Fuad
You may sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials:
-Caron Simply Soft yarn (<30 yards) in Bone
-Bernat Softee Baby Yarn (<100 yards) in Pale Blue
-Size G-4.25mm Crochet Hook
-Yarn Needle
-Scissors

NOTES:
-To make this smaller or bigger, use a smaller or bigger hook size. I do not have stitch counts to make these larger or smaller though. Sorry!!
-These booties will fit a baby that is up to 12 months old
-These measure 6 inches long (13 cm)

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SC: Single Crochet
HDC: Half-Double Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
SC2TOG: Single Crochet Decrease
HDC2TOG: Half-Double Crochet Decrease
DC2TOG: Double Crochet Decrease

Pattern:  Make 2

Sole of shoe:
With Blue:
Ch 13
Rnd 1: 2HDC in 2nd ch from hook, HDC in next 10 chs, 6HDC in last ch. [You will work on opposite side of foundation chain now], HDC in next 10 sts, 2 HDC in last st, do not attach, place stitch marker, work in continuous round. (30 HDC)

Rnd 2: 2HDC in next 2 sts, HDC in next 10 sts, 2DC in next 6 sts, HDC in next 10 sts, 2 HDC in each of the last 2 sts. (40 sts), move up st marker.

Rnd 3: HDC in next 2 sts, 2HDC in each of the next 3sts, HDC in next 7 sts, DC in next 3 sts, [2DC in next st, DC in next st] 6 times. DC in next 3 sts, HDC in next 7 sts, 2HDC in next 2 sts, HDC in next st, SC in next st, Sl st in next st. Ch 1, turn. (52 sts)
Sole made.

Top of shoe:
Rnd 1: Sl st in each st around LOOSELY, (see video tutorial for visual instructions), ch 1, turn. (52 sts)
Round 2 will be worked in the slip sts from round 1.

Rnd 2-4: SC in each st around working in continuous rounds (move stitch marker up each round). See video tutorial for visual instructions) (51 sts)

Rnd 5: SC in next 16 sts, [sc2tog, sc in next st] 7 times, sc in the rest of the stitches on the round (44 sts-you might end up with 45 sts, that is OKAY!)

Rnd 6: SC in next st, SC2TOG, SC in next 12 sts, [SC2TOG, SC in next st] 5 times, SC in next 12 sts, SC2TOG, If you have more sts on this round, SC to the end. (37 sts-you might end up with 38 sts, that is OKAY!)

Rnd 7: SC in next 13 sts, HDC2TOG, HDC2TOG, DC2TOG, DC2TOG, HDC2TOG, HDC2TOG, SC in the rest of the sts on the round. (31 sts–you might end up with 32 sts. That is OKAY!)

Rnd 8: HDC in next 13 sts, [HDC2TOG] 4 times. HDC in the rest of the sts on the round. (27 sts)

Rnd 9: HDC in next 13 sts, [HDC2TOG] twice, HDC in the rest of the sts on the round. (25 sts)

Rnd 10: HDC in each st around. (25 sts)

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Strap:
Ch 18, DC in 3rd ch from hook and across. (16) Fasten off with long tail. Sew to bootie using photo/video tutorial for guide. Sew buttons on each side.

Optional Edge around Sole:
Sc around sts from last round of sole. (See video tutorial for visual instruction)

Enjoy!

Crochet Tutorial: Basket Weave Baby Hat

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This darling basket weave baby boy hat is the second piece to our little boy layette set we have been working on. This cute little cap is using a new stitch giving a bit of pattern and texture to our set. As we continue with these items, they can be altered to fit a little boy or little girl simply by changing colors. It is a very versatile hat.

Basket Weave Hat

Basket Weave Hat

View this video tutorial to learn how to make this hat:

**You can always contact me via Facebook if you have any problems with the pattern. I am happy to help if you have any questions along the way.
***These patterns are copyright YARNutopia © so PLEASE DO NOT COPY, SHARE, ADJUST OR RESELL MY PATTERN. I wrote and tested this pattern myself, from beginning to end. It took a lot of time and work, and I would really like to have it remain “my pattern.”

***You can sell anything you make from my patterns, please just link back to my website YARNutopia.com. Thank you!

Teacher: Nadia Fuad
Video and Editing: Fuad Azmat (My Daddy)
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Pattern:

Designed by Nadia Fuad
You may sell items made from my pattern, but please reference my website YARNutopia.com.
Please do not copy, sell, and/or post this pattern and claim it as your own.

Materials:
-Caron Simply Soft yarn (315 Yards) in Bone
-Bernat Softee Baby Yarn (less than 100 yards) in Pale Blue
-Size G-4.25mm Crochet Hook
-Yarn Needle
-Scissors

NOTES:
-To make this smaller or bigger, use a smaller or bigger hook size
-This Sweater will fit a child up to 18 months. It is quite stretchy.
-This is made from the top down
-If you work in multiples of 10, then you can make this bigger or smaller.
-Finished measurements for the hat in the video tutorial: 16 inches (40cm)  in circumference, 7 inches (18cm) tall.

Special stitches:
Ch(s): chain(s)
St(s): Stitch(es)
Sl st: slip stitch
SC: Single Crochet
DC: Double Crochet
FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet
BPDC: Back Post Double Crochet

Pattern:
Ch 3
Round 1: 10 DC in 3rd Ch from Hook (10)

Round 2: 2 DC in each around, join to first DC, ch 2 (20 DC)

Round 3: 2 DC, DC in next, repeat around, join, ch 2 (30 DC)

Round 4: 2 DC, DC in next 2, repeat around (40 DC)

Round 5: 2 DC, DC in next 3, repeat around, join, ch 2 (50 DC)

Round 6: 2 DC, DC in next 4, repeat around, join, ch 2 (60 DC)

Round 7: DC in each st around, join to first DC, ch 2 (60 DC)

Round 8: FPDC around next 5 sts, BPDC around next 5 sts, Repeat around, sl st to beginning FPDC, Ch 2. (30 FPDC, 30 BPDC) (See video tutorial for visual instructions on where to start this round exactly).

Round 9-12: Repeat Round 8

Round 13: BPDC around next 5 sts, FPDC around next 5 sts, Repeat around, sl st to beginning BPDC, Ch 2. (30 BPDC, 30 FPDC) (See video tutorial for visual instructions on where to start this round exactly).

Rounds 14-17: Repeat Round 13

Rounds 18-22: Repeat Round 8

Change to Blue

Round 23: HDC in each st around. Sl st to beginning.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Enjoy!

“A baby is a blessing. A gift from heaven above, a precious little angel to cherish and to love.” ~Unknown

~Nadia