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Free baby crochet pattern
Helmet

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Abbreviations
WS.     Wrong Side
RS.      Right Side
dc.       Double Crochet
sc.       Single Crochet

dec.  Leaving the last loop of each
dc or sc on hook, yo and draw
through all 3 loops.

Size to fit approx: 0 - 3 months

Materials
100 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in pebble (221)

OR
3.5oz Light Worsted #3 Yarn
5.00mm, 4.00mm & 3.50mm crochet hooks

GAUGE - 10st & 12 rows measure approximately 2” square (5cm x 5cm)

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With 5.00mm hook ch70, change to 4.00mm hook, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, * 1sc in each
ch to end. Turn. (69sc)

First Row - ch1, sl st in base of ch1, 1dc in next sc, * 1sl st in next sc, 1dc in next sc,
* rpt from * to * to end, working a sl st in last sc. Turn.

Second Row – ch1, 1sc in each dc and sl st to end. Turn.

Rpt last 2 rows until 20 rows in all have been worked, finishing on a first row. Fasten Off.
Sew up side seam.

Earflaps x 2 With RS facing and working from seam skip 13 stitches, rejoin yarn to 14th stitch with sl st, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in next 7 stitches. Turn. Continue on these stitches for a further 4 rows. Turn.

Dec 1sc (see abbrev above) each end of row on next 3 rows, until 2sc remain. Turn. sl st 2sc together to make a point. Fasten off. Skip 27 stitches and rpt same as for first earflap.

Starting at back seam, and with RS facing, work 2 rows in sc evenly all around helmet including earflaps, working 3sc in points and turning at the end of each row. Fasten off.

Finishing - Sew in and tie off any loose ends, gather top edge by threading yarn through alternate sc’s. With 4.00mm hook and using yarn double thickness, ch50 twice for ties. Fasten off.

Tie endings x 2 - With 3.50mm hook, ch4, sl st to form a ring, ch1, work 12sc in ring.
sl st to first sc, ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end. sl st to first sc. Fasten off leaving a length
of yarn to gather in a bobble and attach them to ties.

Make pompom - Make a medium sized pom-pom and attach to crown of hat, I used the Clover Pom Pom maker size 45.

Hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern.
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