This free crochet baby bonnet pattern was originally published around 1947 in “Crochet Creations for Baby”, No. 79. Crochet this cute bonnet!
Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage pattern to make this classic crochet baby bonnet for a newborn infant. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crocheted baby bonnet pattern.
Crochet Baby Bonnet Pattern:
Easy Bonnet for a Baby
Bucilla Crochelle or Fleisher’s Glo-Twist, 3 Balls
Bucilla or Fleisher’s Steel Crochet Hook, Size 7
Gauge: 10 dc = 1 inch; 5 dc rows = 1 inch
6 patterns – 3 1/2 inches; 4 pattern rows = 1 inch
This handmade baby bonnet, together with this crochet baby coat and pair of baby booties, make a charming outfit for that newborn infant!
Ch 4, join with slip st into ring.
Round 1 – Ch 3, 11 dc in ring, join with slip st in top of ch 3; 12 dc, counting ch 3 as 1 dc.
Round 2 – Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in slip st, 2 dc in each of remaining 11 sts, join; 24 dc.
Round 3 – Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in slip st, 1 dc in next st, * 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st; repeat from * around, join; 36 dc.
Round 4 – Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in slip st, 1 dc in each of next 2 sts, * 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 2 sts; repeat from * around, join; 48 dc.
Work 6 more rounds, increasing 12 sts in each round as before having 1 st more between increases every round; 120 sts, join.
Round 11 – right side – Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each st, join; 120 sc.
Row 1 – Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in slip st, * skip 1 st, 1 tr in next st, ch 4, 4 tr around post of tr just worked, skip 1 st, 1 dc in each of next 2 sts; repeat from * 20 times, working the 2 dc at end of last repeat in 1 st; 21 pats. (15 sts left free for back of neck). Work pat. as for long coat on these 21 pats, for 17 rows more, end on right side. Do not break.
Ch 3, turn, 1 dc in each of first 2 sts, * 2 dc in ch 2 sp, 2 dc in sc, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, 1 dc in each of 2 dc; repeat from * across row; 171 dc.
Row 2 – Work X st row same as row 2 of beading on long coat; 42 X st pats., plus 1 st each side.
Row 3 – Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in first st, * 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in sp, 1 sc in next st *; repeat between *’s, end 1 sc in top of turning ch; 170 sc.
Row 4 – Ch 3, turn, 1 tr in 2nd st, * ch 4, 4 tr around post of tr just worked, skip 3 sts, 1 tr in next st; repeat from * across row. Do not break.
Continue on side edge as follows: Ch 1, spacing sts evenly work 40 sc to back of neck, 15 sc across back of neck, 40 sc on other side; 95 sc.
Row 2 – Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in each sc. Fasten off.
Steam lightly. Fold border over on right side and tack. Lace ribbon through X st row and trim as illustrated.
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