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Good Little Witch Child Hat ~ Free Crochet Pattern

Good Little Witch Hat ~ Child Size
Free Crochet Pattern
Easy Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

Sometimes you just need a cute witch hat! I created this adorable pink and orange little hat for my good little witch, Kyla. Made with Red Heart Reflective yarn, it is fun to watch it shine in the light! *Please note that this yarn is not made to be used for safety equipment.

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Size:
Toddler (Child small/medium, Child medium/large) 16” (18”, 20”)

Yarn:
RED HEART® Reflective Neon Pink: 130 (140, 150) g
RED HEART® Reflective Neon Orange: 30 g (all sizes)

Hook:
US 8/H/5.00 mm

Gauge:
14 sts by 7 rows in dc in a 4″ square

Stitches and Skills used:
ch ~ chain
sc ~ single crochet
hdc ~ half double crochet
dc ~ double crochet
st(s) ~ stitch(es)

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Getting Started:
This pattern uses a hook that is much smaller than would normally be used for this yarn. This is done to create a stiffer fabric so that the hat stands up on its own and the brim is not too floppy.

Optional: If you would like the brim to be even stiffer, you can add in brimlock around the hat, making the last round of the brim over top of the brimlock. You can order brimlock here and joiners here.

Pattern:
Hat Top:
Round 1: With pink: Ch 3, join with a sl st to form a ring, ch 3 (counts as first st), 3 dc in ring, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (4 sts)

Round 2: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in same st, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (6 sts)

Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in next  st, 2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (8 sts)

Round 4: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in same st, dc in next st, [2 dc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (12 sts)

Round 5: Ch 3 (counts as first st), 2 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st] 3 times, dc in next st, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (16 sts)

Round 6: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in same st, dc in each of next 3 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 3 sts] 3 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (20 sts)

Round 7: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each of next 2 sts, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (24 sts)

Round 8: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in same st, dc in each of next 5 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 5 sts] 3 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (28 sts)

Round 9: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 6 sts, 2 dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each of next 3 sts, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (32 sts)

Round 10: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in same st, dc in each of next 7 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 7 sts] 3 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (36 sts)

Round 11: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in each of next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 8 sts, 2 dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each of next 4 sts, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (40 sts)

Round 12: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in same st, dc in each of next 9 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 9 sts] 3 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (44 sts)

Round 13: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in each of next 4 sts, 2 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 10 sts, 2 dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each of next 5 sts, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (48 sts)

Round 14: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in same st, dc in each of next 11 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 11 sts] 3 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (52 sts) Toddler size only: move onto hat band.

Round 15: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in each of next 5 sts, 2 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 12 sts, 2 dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each of next 6 sts, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (56 sts)

Round 16: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in same st, dc in each of next 13 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 13 sts] 3 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (60 sts) Child small/medium size only: move onto hat band.

Round 17: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in each of next 6 sts, 2 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 14 sts, 2 dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each of next 7 sts, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (64 sts)

Round 18: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in same st, dc in each of next 15 sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 15 sts] 3 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (68 sts) Child medium/large size only: move onto hat band.

Hat Band:
Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first st), dc in next st and in each remaining st around, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (52 (60, 68) sts)

Round 2: Switch to orange. Ch 1 (does not count as first st), sc in each st around, join with a sl st to top of beg sc. (52 (60, 68) sts)

Round 3: Ch 1 (does not count as first st), hdc in each st around, join with a sl st to top of beg hdc. (52 (60, 68) sts)

Round 4: Ch 1 (does not count as first st), sc in each st around, join with a sl st to top of beg sc. (52 (60, 68) sts)

Rounds 5 & 6: Repeat rounds 3 & 4

Round 7: Sl st in each st around (52 (60, 68) sts)

Hat Brim
Round 1: Ch 1 (does not count as first st), sc in same st, sc in each of next 4 (9, 3) sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 (5, 3) sts] 11 (7, 16) times, join with a sl st to top of first sc. (60 (72, 84) sts)

Round 2: Ch 1 (does not count as first st), sc in each st around, join with a sl st to top of beg sc. (60 (72, 84) sts)

Round 3: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, dc in each of next 4 (5, 6) sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 4 (5, 6)  sts] 11 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (72 (84, 96) sts)

Round 4: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, dc in each of next 5 (6, 7) sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 5 (6, 7)  sts] 11 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (84 (96, 108) sts)

Round 5: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, dc in each of next 6 (7, 8) sts, [2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 6 (7, 8) sts] 11 times, join with a sl st to top of beg ch 3. (96 (108, 120) sts)

Round 6: Ch 1 (does not count as first st), sc in each st around, join with a sl st to top of beg sc. (96 (108, 120) sts)

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5 Comments

5 Comments on Good Little Witch Hat ~ Child Size

  1. Florrie
    October 11, 2014 at 11:59 am (3 years ago)

    TELL Kyla her eyes are scary!

    Reply
  2. Lee Ann
    October 12, 2014 at 3:05 pm (3 years ago)

    What a cute witch hat; I love it! Also, I think her cg-ed green eyes are a nice spooky touch! Thank you very much for posting this! 🙂
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    Lee Ann
    Crochetgottaloveit.blogspot.com

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    • Jessie
      October 12, 2014 at 5:38 pm (3 years ago)

      Thank you! She got all excited when I showed her we could give her spooky eyes on PicMonkey!

      Reply

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