Let’s Get Our Jolly On!

More ADORABLE photos by Cuddlebug Captures – Thanks Shannon!

 I don’t know about you but I am all about the cheeks!  Cute cheeks, chubby cheeks, kissable cheeks!  And this little one has all of the above.

Enjoy this pattern and make sure you share photos of the cheeky one you make it for!

Love Cyp xo

TEXTURED JESTER HAT

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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner/Easy

ABBREVIATIONS

  • 386908_282362095137887_1927426890_nch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • st – stitch
  • sts – stitches
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • rpt – repeat

MATERIALS

  • 5.5 mm hook
  • 6.5 mm hook
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Stitch Markers
  • 100 g – 5 Bulky yarn

SIZES

  • Preemie – 14” x 5.5”
  • Newborn to 6 Months – 16” x 6.5”
  • 6 to 12 Months – 17” x 7.5”
  • 12 Months to 2 Years – 18” x 8.5”
  • 3 to 5 years – 19” x 9.5”
  • 5 to 10 Years – 20” x 10.5”

Please be respectful and don’t copy or claim this crochet pattern as your own.
But please do Share, Pin and Pingback as much as you want!

SPECIAL STITCH :  Sk st, (sc, dc) in next, sk nest st, (sc, dc) in next

POM POM

This doesn’t have to be exact but here is what I used.  4” X 4” piece of cardboard

Wind yarn around cardboard approx 150 times.  Slide off cardboard and tie yarn around middle as tight as possible.  Leave ends long for attaching to hat.  Cut all loops and trim pom pom to size and shape desired.  Attach to hat.

PREEMIE 

All rounds worked continuously – starting from the bottom up.

Starting with 5.5 mm hook – Work contrast colour for band here if desired and change to main colour when changing to 6.5mm hook

Ch 33, being careful not to twist chain, join with slip st (32)

Rnds 1-3: Sc in 1st and each st around (32)

Change to 6.5 mm hook

Rnd 4: Sk 1st st (sc, dc) in next st, *sk next st (sc, dc) in next* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (32)
Rnds 5-14: (Sc, dc) in 1st dc, sk next sc, *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next sc* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (32)

Join last rnd with slip stitch and fasten off.

Turn hat inside out bring top edges together making sure fasten off point is centered.  Work slip stitch across top of hat.  Then turn right side out.  

Make pompoms as instructed above.  I like to join by simply tying a bow, that way they can be removed when washing the hat and can be fasten on again easily.

NEWBORN TO 6 MONTHS 

All rounds worked continuously – starting from the bottom up.

Starting with 5.5 mm hook – Work contrast colour for band here if desired and change to main colour when changing to 6.5mm hook

Starting with 5.5 mm hook

Ch 41, being very careful not to twist the chain join with slip stitch (40)

Rnds 1-3: Sc in first st and each st around (40)

Change to 6.5 mm hook

Rnd 4: Sk 1st st (sc, dc) in next st, *sk next st (sc, dc) in next* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (40)
Rnds 5-16: (Sc, dc) in 1st dc, sk next sc, *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next sc* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (40)

Join last rnd with slip stitch and fasten off.

Turn hat inside out bring top edges together making sure fasten off point is centered.  Work slip stitch across top of hat.  Then turn right side out.  

Make pompoms as instructed above.  I like to join by simply tying a bow, that way they can be removed when washing the hat and can be fasten on again easily.

6 TO 12 MONTHS

All rounds worked continuously – starting from the bottom up.

Starting with 5.5 mm hook – Work contrast colour for band here if desired and change to main colour when changing to 6.5mm hook

Ch 45, being careful not to twist chain, join with slip st (44)

Rnds 1-4: Sc in 1st and each st around (44)

Change to 6.5 mm hook

Rnd 5: Sk 1st st (sc, dc) in next st, *sk next st (sc, dc) in next* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (44)
Rnds 6-18: (Sc, dc) in 1st dc, sk next sc, *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next sc* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (44)

Join last rnd with slip stitch and fasten off.

Turn hat inside out bring top edges together making sure fasten off point is centered.  Work slip stitch across top of hat.  Then turn right side out.  

Make pompoms as instructed above.  I like to join by simply tying a bow, that way they can be removed when washing hat and can be fasten on again easily.

12 MONTHS TO 2 YEARS

All rounds worked continuously – starting from the bottom up.

Starting with 5.5 mm hook – Work contrast colour for band here if desired and change to main colour when changing to 6.5mm hook

Ch 49, being careful not to twist chain, join with slip st (48)

Rnds 1-4: Sc in 1st and each st around (48)

Change to 6.5 mm hook

Rnd 5: Sk 1st st (sc, dc) in next st, *sk next st (sc, dc) in next* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (48)
Rnds 6-20: (Sc, dc) in 1st dc, sk next sc, *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next sc* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (48)

Join last rnd with slip stitch and fasten off.

Turn hat inside out bring top edges together making sure fasten off point is centered.  Work slip stitch across top of hat.  Then turn right side out.  

Make pompoms as instructed above.  I like to join by simply tying a bow, that way they can be removed when washing hat and can be fasten on again easily.

3 TO 5 YEARS

All rounds worked continuously – starting from the bottom up.

Starting with 5.5 mm hook – Work contrast colour for band here if desired and change to main colour when changing to 6.5mm hook

Ch 53, being careful not to twist chain, join with sl st (52)

Rnds 1-5: Sc in 1st and each st around (52)

Change to 6.5 mm hook

Rnd 6: Sk 1st st (sc, dc) in next st, *sk next st (sc, dc) in next* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (52)
Rnds 7-21: (Sc, dc) in 1st dc, sk next sc, *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next sc* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (52)

Join last rnd with slip stitch and fasten off.

Turn hat inside out bring top edges together making sure fasten off point is centered.  Work slip stitch across top of hat.  Then turn right side out.  

Make pompoms as instructed above.  I like to join by simply tying a bow, that way they can be removed when washing hat and can be fasten on again easily.

5 TO 10 YEARS

All rounds worked continuously – starting from the bottom up.

Starting with 5.5 mm hook – Work contrast colour for band here if desired and change to main colour when changing to 6.5mm hook

Ch 57, being careful not to twist chain, join with sl st (56)

Rnds 1-5: Sc in 1st and each st around (56)

Change to 6.5 mm hook

Rnd 6: Sk 1st st (sc, dc) in next st, *sk next st (sc, dc) in next* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (56)
Rnds 7-23: (Sc, dc) in 1st dc, sk next sc, *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next sc* rpt from *to* till end of rnd (56)

Join last rnd with slip stitch and fasten off.

Turn hat inside out bring top edges together making sure fasten off point is centered.  Work slip stitch across top of hat.  Then turn right side out.  

Make pompoms as instructed above.  I like to join by simply tying a bow, that way they can be removed when washing hat and can be fasten on again easily.

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Introducing The Montgomery Slouch Hat

One more slouchy hat for you before I start into my weekend.  This hat is perfect for men and women and again has two completely different looks included with the pattern.

This pattern will be on sale until end of day October 29 2016.  Be sure to pick it up in from my Etsy or Ravelry store!

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The Rainer Slouchy

Released today the Rainer Slouchy Hat is proving to be a popular style! This pattern boasts two completely different looks which make great his and hers hats.  Make it in one solid colour or stripe it in your favourite colours.  Also included in the pattern is the option to make a ribbed band or keep it classic and continue the pattern all the way to the bottom of the hat.

A HUGE thank you to all who have already made this release so successful!

Find on ETSY or RAVLERY

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The Revelstoke

There are two types of hats I love the wear in the winter!  Slouchy hats and cozy thick hats.  The Revelstoke is my cozy hat of choice this year.  It has a nice thick texture which is sure to keep your ears warm while the cold winter winds howl.

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This design is incredibly easy to make a few rounds in you will be putting the pattern aside and working from memory.  Pick out your favourite colours in bulky yarn – up to FIVE, along with a 6.00 mm and 6.50 mm hook and get started!

Oh and of course don’t forget to tag me on INSTAGRAM (@prettydarnadorable) I always love to see what you do with my creations🙂

Available in my ETSY and RAVELRY stores!

Festive Crochet Pumpkin Hat Pattern

It seems so long ago since I designed this little hat.  Christian my youngest would have been 2 years old and loved this hat!  We had a Berry an Apple and of course a Pumpkin all made from this one design.  Now my boys are so much bigger I rarely make cute little hats like these anymore.

So now my friends, I am retiring this design and posting here for you all to enjoy! I hope you have tonnes of fun!  And PSST I love to see what you have done with my designs so be sure to tag me on Instagram! (@prettydarnadorable)

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SKILL LEVEL
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ABBREVIATION
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st – stitch
sts – stitches
sl st – slip stitch
rpt – repeat

MATERIALS
5.5 mm hook
6.5 mm hook
50-75 grams of worsted weight
(I used Bernat Super Saver In Pumpkin)
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers

MEASUREMENTS/SIZING
0 to 6 months – 15” x 9”
6 to12 months – 16.5” x 10”
12 months – 3 Years 18” x 11”
3-10 Years – 19.5” x 12”
Preteen to Adult – 20” x 13”

STEM AND LEAVES
Use 5.5mm hook for stem and leaves

Stem
Ch 8
Row 1: Slip stitch in 2nd ch and each chain across.  Fasten off leaving long tail.

Small Leaf
Ch 6
Row 1:  Sl st 2nd ch from hook, sc next, hdc next, dc next, 3 hdc in last ch
(this will bring to the bottom loops, which will be called row 2)
Row 2: Dc next st, hdc next, sc next, sl st in last st and fasten off.

Large Leaf
Ch 9
Row 1:  Sl st 2nd ch from hook, sc next, hdc next 2, dc next 3, 3 hdc in last ch (this will bring to the bottom loops, which will be called row 2)
Row 2: Dc in next 3 sts, hdc next 2 sts, sc next, sl st in last st and fasten off.

Using tapestry needle and yarn attach stem and leaves to hat.

0 to 6 Months

*Hat is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join. Use a stitch marker at the beginning of round for easier counting

Using 6.5 mm hook Ch 2
Rnd 1: Work 10 sc in 2nd st from hook. (10)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (20)
Rnd 3: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (40)

Hat will be quite rippled at this point – this is correct and is what creates the “pumpkin” look.  The hat will start to take shape as you add the rounds below.

Rnds 4-27: Sc in 1st st and each st around. (40)
Fasten off and weave in ends. Roll brim up to desired height.

Directions for stem and leaves are at the beginning of pattern.

6 to 12 Months

*Hat is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join. Use a stitch marker at the beginning of round for easier counting

Using 6.5 mm hook Ch 2
Rnd 1: Work 10 sc in 2nd st from hook. (10)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (20)
Rnd 3: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (40)

Hat will be quite rippled at this point – this is correct and is what creates the “pumpkin” look.  The hat will start to take shape as you add the rounds below.

Rnd 4: Sc in 1st 4 sts, 2 sc in next *sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next* rpt to end (48)
Rnds 5-31: Sc in 1st st and each st around. (48)

Fasten off and weave in ends. Roll brim up to desired height.

Directions for stem and leaves are at the beginning of pattern.

12 Months – 3 Years

*Hat is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join. Use a stitch marker at the beginning of round for easier counting

Using 6.5 mm hook Ch 2
Rnd 1: Work 11 sc in 2nd st from hook. (11)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (22)
Rnd 3: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (44)

Hat will be quite rippled at this point – this is correct and is what creates the “pumpkin” look.  The hat will start to take shape as you add the rounds below.

Rnd 4: Sc in 1st 3 sts, 2 sc in next *sc next 3 sts, 2sc in next* rpt around (55)
Rnds 5-36: Sc in 1st st and each st around. (55)

Fasten off and weave in ends. Roll brim up to desired height.

Directions for stem and leaves are at the beginning of pattern.

3-10 Years

*Hat is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join. Use a stitch marker at the beginning of round for easier counting

Using 6.5 mm hook Ch 2
Rnd 1: Work 10 sc in 2nd st from hook. (10)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (20)
Rnd 3: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (40)
Rnd 4: Sc in 1st st, 2 sc in next *sc in next, 2 sc in next* rpt around (60)

Hat will be quite rippled at this point – this is correct and is what creates the “pumpkin” look.  The hat will start to take shape as you add the rounds below.

Rnds 5-36: Sc in 1st st and each st around. (60)

Fasten off and weave in ends. Roll brim up to desired height.

Directions for stem and leaves are at the beginning of pattern.

Adult

*Hat is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join. Use a stitch marker at the beginning of round for easier counting

Using 6.5 mm hook Ch 2
Rnd 1: Work 10 sc in 2nd st from hook. (10)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (20)
Rnd 3: 2 sc in 1st st and each st around (40)
Rnd 4: Sc in 1st st, 2 sc in next *sc in next, 2 sc in next* rpt around (60)

Hat will be quite rippled at this point – this is correct and is what creates the “pumpkin” look.  The hat will start to take shape as you add the rounds below.

Rnd 5: 1 sc in 1st 9 sts *2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 9 sts* rpt from * to * till end of rnd (66)
Rnds 6-38: Sc in 1st st and each st around. (66)

Fasten off and weave in ends. Roll brim up to desired height.

Directions for stem and leaves are at the beginning of pattern.

Cyprianne xo

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Maple Leaf Crochet Pattern and Video Tutorial

As the fall leaves are changing I can’t help but want to bring those beautiful colours into my home.

I don’t do many crochet project for around this house but this one was so fun and useful I had to share.  Happy Fall Everyone!

Click here for VIDEO TUTORIAL for crochet leaf and HERE for finishing touches for coaster

SKILL LEVEL

Easy

ABBREVIATION
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochetfallleaffb4
tc – triple crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st – stitch
sts – stitches
sl st – slip stitch
rpt – repeat

MATERIALS
5.5 mm hook
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers
#5 Bulky Yarn (I used old scraps of Bernat Softee Chunky) Lions Pride Woolspun would be a good substitute.

FOR COASTERS
Speed Stitch or other permanent fabric glue
Felt to match leaves made
Marker
Scissors

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This Maple Leaf Pattern was modified from The Painted Hinge. Original pattern can be viewed HERE

LEAF

Ch 2

Work In continuous rounds.

Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook

Rnd 2: 2 hdc in 1st st, 2 hdc in each st around. (12)

Rnd 3: 2 dc in 1st st, 2 dc in each st around. (24) Join with slst to the top of 1st dc.

Rnd 4: Skip 1st st, *7 dc in next, skip next st, slst in next, skip next st* rpt from *to* 3 more times. 7 dc in next st, skip next st, slst next 3 sts.

Leaf Stem

Ch 4,  slst into 2nd chain from hook and each chain made and last st of rnd 4.

Finishing Round of Leaf

Point 1:
Sc in 1st 6 sts
Work (3 hdc, ch 3, fold and slst into top of 1st hdc) in next st
Hdc in next st
Sc in next 2 sts
Slst in next

Point 2:
Sc in next 4 sts
Work (hdc, 2 dc, ch 3, fold and stst into top of dc) in next st
ch 2, sc in next 2 sts
slst in next

Point 3:
Sc in next st
Hdc in next
Dc in next
Work (dc, trc ch 2 slst into the top of trc, dc) in next st
Dc in next st
Hdc in next
Sc in next
Slst in next.

Point 4:
Slst in next st
Sc in next 2 sts
Work (dc, ch3 fold and slst into the top of dc, dc, hdc) in next st
Sc next 2 sts
Slst next 2 sts

Point 5:
Slst in next st
Sc next 2 sts
Hdc in next st
Work (hdc, ch 3 fold and slst into top of hdc, 2 hdc) in next st
Sc next 3 sts

Join with slst to next st and fasten off.

FINISHING FOR COASTERS

  • Lay finished crochet leaf on felt and trace with permanent marker.
  • Cut out leaf about 1/4” to the inside of traced shape of leaf.
  • Glue to wrong side of leaf and let glue dry according to directions on product.
  • Be sure to post to Instagram or Facebook and tag me!  #prettydarnadorable

HAVE FUN!
Cyprianne xo