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I had such fun creating all the teacher’s gifts this year using Lion Brand Scarfie yarn that I decided to make a baby scarfie hat out of my remaining yarn. This is a super quick project that you can whip up in less than an hour – and that includes the time it makes to create the pom-pom! My oldest son has recently learned how to use my pom-pom maker and comes running whenever I tell him it’s time to make one. He easily created the one for this beanie as well as for Beth’s Hat and a couple of others that I haven’t had time to get posted yet. If you don’t have a pom-pom maker, you need one! I used to use cardboard for mine and this is so much easier.
Be sure to check out the Scarfie Baby Booties that match this pattern!
What You’ll Need
Notions: Yarn needle
Gauge: 12 sts and 7 rows = 4″ in dc
Finished Measurements: Approximately 16″ circumference and 6″ long
Notes: Join each round with a slip st unless otherwise noted.
Ch 3 at beginning of round counts as dc.
Ch 4 at beginning of round counts as dc, ch1.
Only turn if instructed to do so.
3-dc cluster: Yo, insert hook into st, yo, draw up loop, yo, draw through first 2 loops, yo, insert hook in same st, yo, draw up loop (4 loops on hook), yo, draw through first 2 loops only (3 loops on hook), yo, insert hook in same st, yo, draw up loop (5 loops on hook), yo, draw through first 2 loops only, yo, draw through remaining 4 loops on hook.
Round 1: 7 dc in 2nd ch from hook – 8 sts.
Round 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around – 16 sts.
Round 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in next st, *dc, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * – 24 sts.
Round 4: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, *dc 2, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * – 32 sts.
Round 5: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, *dc 3, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * – 40 sts.
Round 6: Ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, *dc 4, 2 dc in next st; repeat from * – 48 sts.
Round 7: Ch 1, sc in same st, ch 1, *skip next st, sc in next st, ch 1; repeat to end; turn.
Round 8: Slip st to next ch-1 sp, ch 4, *3-dc cluster in next ch-1 space, ch 1, dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from * to last ch-1 space, 3-dc cluster in last ch-1 space, ch 1; turn.
Round 9: Ch 1, sc in first ch-1 space, ch 1, *sc in next ch-1 space, ch 1; repeat from *.
Round 10: Slip stitch to next ch-1 space, repeat round 8.
Round 11: Repeat round 9.
Round 12: Repeat round 10.
Create pom-pom and attach to top. Weave in ends.
That’s it! I hope you’ve enjoyed this pattern for the 1 Hour Baby Scarfie Hat. Be sure to check out my other free crochet hat patterns!