Newborn Lamb Hat – FREE Pattern

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My #100daysofnewbornhats project continues, and today I’ve worked up a few baby lamb hats to donate to my local hospital! You can make a few yourself, here are the instructions!

Yarn
Any light weight/baby yarn in two colours.

Materials
US Size G/6 (4.0mm) crochet hook, scissors, yarn needle.

Special Stitches
2-tr cluster (2 treble crochet cluster) = *Yo twice, insert hook into indicated st, yo and draw up a loop, [yo and draw through 2 loops] twice; repeat from * twice, yo and draw through remaining 3 loops.

Notes
1. Beginning ch does not count as a st.

Instructions:

Hat
With A, make a magic ring.
Round 1:  Ch 2, 12 dc in ring, join–12 dc.
Round 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in each st around, join–24 dc.
Round 3:  Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next; repeat from * around, join–36 dc.
Round 4:  Ch 2, *2 dc, dc in next 2; repeat from * around, join–48 dc.
Round 5:  Ch 1, *2-tr cluster, sc 3; repeat from * around, join–48 sts.
Round 6:  Ch 2, dc in each st around, join.
Round 7:  Ch 1, *sc, 2-tr cluster in next, sc 2; repeat from * around, join.
Round 8:  Repeat Round 6.
Rounds 9-12:  Repeat Rounds 5-8.
Rounds 13-14:  Ch 1, sc in each st around, join.
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Inner Ear
With B, (make 2). Make a magic ring.
Round 1:  Ch 2, 12 dc in ring, join–12 dc.
Round 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in each st around, join–24 dc.
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Outer Ear
With A, (make 2). Make a magic ring.
Round 1:  Ch 2, 12 dc in ring, join–12 dc.
Round 2:  Ch 2, 2 dc in each st around, join–24 dc.
Do not fasten off. Hold Inner Ear with Outer Ear (WS facing).
Round 3:  Ch 1, sc through both thicknesses around, join, turn.
Round 4:  Ch 1, sl st in next 20 st, skip last 4 sts, join–20 sts.
Fasten off, attach ears to hat on Round 4 of Hat. Weave in ends.

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I hope you enjoy making these little cuties as much as I do! If you are making newborn hats to donate to your local hospital, I’d love to see! Tag me and use the hashtag #100daysofnewbornhats on Instagram <3.

For more Newborn Hat Patterns check out these other FREE hat patterns!

 

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