Crochet Baby Bonnet

To make this cute crochet baby bonnet you will need a small amount of double knitting (UK weight) yarn and a 4mm hook

make it all in one colour, or use a contrast colour for the shell edging and th eties as in the photo

INSTRUCTIONS

Make 14 chain

ROW 1

Work 3 double crochet (UK trebles) into 4th chain from hook.

Work double crochet into each chain until there are 2 chain left

Work 3 double crochet into next chain.

Work 1 double crochet into last chain (16 stitches including turning chain)

3chain, turn

ROW 2

Miss one stitch

Work double crochet into remaining stitches

Work 1 double crochet into top of turning chain

3 chain, turn.

Repeat row 2 six more times

Next work 14 double crochet down side of work (Count turning chain as one double crochet)

Work 12 double crochet across top

Work 14 treble down other side.

Work 7 more rows of double crochet across these 40 sitiches

NEXT ROW

Work one double crochet into the first stitch (ie the one you would normally miss, thus making an increase of one stitch)

Work one double crochet into each of next 2 stitches

Work 2 double crochet into next stitch

* Work 1 double crochet into each of next 5 stitches. 2 double crochet into next stitch

Repeat from * to ** to end of row

1chain, turn

SHELL EDGING

1 single crochet (UK double crochet) into first stitch,

* miss 2, 5 double crochet into next stitch, miss 2, 1 single crochet into next stitch **

Repeat from 8 to ** to end of row, working last single crochet into turning chain.

Fasten off

TIES

ROW 1

Make 50 chain

With right side facing, work single crochet along side neck, back neck and side neck again, then make 51 more chain

ROW 2

1 single crochet into 2nd chain from hook

Work single crochet along chain then along single crochet of previous row and then along final chain

Fasten off

Darn in ends with a large blunt needle.

 

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