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Free baby crochet pattern
Helmet

UK - Aus etc. Format

Abbreviations

WS.      Wrong Side
RS        Right Side
tr.         Treble
dc.       Double Crochet

dec. Leaving the last loop of each
tr or dc on hook, yrh 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)
5.00mm, 4.00mm & 3.50mm crochet hooks

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

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With 5.00mm hook, make 70ch, change to 4.00mm hook, 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, * 1dc into each ch to end. Turn. (69dc)

First Row - 1ch, ss into base of 1ch, 1tr into next dc, * 1ss into next dc, 1tr into next dc,
* rpt from * to * to end, working a ss into last dc. Turn.

Second Row - 1ch, 1dc into each tr and ss 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 miss 13 stitches, rejoin yarn to 14th stitch with ss, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into next 7 stitches. Turn. Continue on these stitches for a further 4 rows. Turn.

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

Starting at back seam, and with RS facing, work 2 rows in dc evenly all around helmet including earflaps, working 3dc into 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 dc’s. With 4.00mm hook and using yarn double thickness, make 50ch twice for
ties. Fasten off.

Tie endings x 2 - With 3.50mm hook, make 4ch, ss to form a ring, 1ch, work 12dc into ring, ss to first dc, 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end. Ss to first dc. Fasten off leaving a length
of yarn to gather into 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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