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Puff Stitch Crochet Baby Hat Pattern

Dabbles & Babbles new Puff Stitch Crochet Baby Hat is so adorable. It’s a really simple design that any new mom would love.

It uses the crochet puff stitch to create texture and is made with two colors to make the puffs really stand out.

I love this pattern because it’s a great opportunity to learn how to crochet a puff stitch. It’s a lot easier than it seems and it’s fun. Speaking of fun stitches, have you checked out my Ultimate Crochet Stitch Library yet? If not, you absolutely have to check out this collection of my 45 favorite crochet stitches. You won’t be sorry when you can start customizing all your crochet patterns to match your style. Check out all the stitches here!

This is a great crochet hat pattern for beginners. It’s so simple you’ll probably end up making several crochet baby hats before you’re done.

This adorable baby hat is made using Berroco Vintage DK yarn. It’s an acrylic wool nylon blend. It’s also machine washable which is ideal for baby garments. You never know what spills might happen.

Learn how to crochet a baby hat with this puff stitch pattern. It’s easy and fun and looks gorgeous. It’s also perfect for any gender. #CrochetHat #CrochetBabyHat #PuffStitchCrochet

Puff Stitch Crochet Baby Hat Pattern

Skill Level: Easy 

Materials: 

Yarn: 

  • DK 100 (125) yds (A) 
  • 20 (30) yds (B) 

Hook:

  • US size H/8 (5mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge 

Notions: 

  • Scissors 
  • Tapestry needle 

Sizes: 0-3 months (3-6 months); Circumference: 13.25 (16) inches ; Height: 5.5 (6.25) inches

Gauge: 15 dc = 4 inches 

Pattern uses US crochet terms.

ABBREVIATIONSDESCRIPTION
chChain
dcDouble crochet
hdcHalf double crochet
rndRound
scSingle crochet
sl stSlip stitch
st(s)Stitch(es)
spSpace
yoYarn over

Special Stitch: 
Puff stitch (Puff): Yo, insert hook in specified space, yo and draw up a loop to the height of the double crochet; (yo, insert hook in same space and draw up a loop) twice, yo and draw through all 7 loops on the hook. Learn the puff stitch in my step by step video tutorial inside my Crochet Stitch Library collection. Check it out here.

Learn how to crochet a baby hat with this puff stitch pattern. It’s easy and fun and looks gorgeous. It’s also perfect for any gender. #CrochetHat #CrochetBabyHat #PuffStitchCrochet

For more great stitches, don’t forget to check out the Ulitmate Crochet Stitch Library!

Download the printable, ad-free pattern here

Baby Hat Crochet Pattern

Hat – Size 0-3 months 

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 9 dc in 3rd ch from hook (2 skipped chs count as 1 dc), join in top of first st with sl st. (10 dc) 

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st here and throughout), 2 dc in each st around, join in top of first st with sl st. (20 dc) 

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * around, join in top of first st with sl st. (30 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around, join in top of first st with sl st. (40 dc) 

Rnd 5: Ch 2, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts; repeat from * around, join in top of first st with sl st. (50 dc) 

Rnd 6: Change to color B, ch 2 (counts as ch space), skip first st, *Puff in next st, ch 1, skip 1 st; repeat from * around to last st, Puff in last st, join in top of first st with sl st. (25 Puffs, 25 ch spaces)

Rnd 7: Change to color A, ch 2, dc in each space and st around, join in top of first st with sl st. (50 dc) 

Rnd 8: Repeat rnd 6. 

Rnd 9: Repeat rnd 7. 

Rnd 10: Repeat rnd 6.

Rnd 11: Repeat rnd 7. 

Rnds 12 – 13: Ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first st with sl st. 

Rnd 14: Change to color B, ch 1, sc in each st around, join in top of first st with sl st. Fasten off; weave ends. 

Hat – Size 3-6 months 

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 9 dc in 3rd ch from hook (2 skipped chs count as 1 dc), join in top of first st with sl st. (10 dc) 

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (does not count as a st here and throughout), 2 dc in each st around, join in top of first st with sl st. (20 dc) 

Rnd 3: Ch 2, *2 dc in next st, dc in next st; repeat from * around, join in top of first st with sl st. (30 dc)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts; repeat from * around, join in top of first st with sl st. (40 dc) 

Rnd 5: Ch 2, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 3 sts; repeat from * around, join in top of first st with sl st. (50 dc) 

Rnd 6: Ch 2, *2 dc in next st, dc in next 4 sts; repeat from * around, join in top of first st with sl st. (60 dc) 

Rnd 7: Change to color B, ch 2 (counts as ch space), skip first st, *Puff in next st, ch 1, skip 1 st; repeat from * around to last st, Puff in last st, join in top of first st with sl st. (30 Puffs, 30 ch spaces)

Rnd 8: Change to color A, ch 2, dc in each space and st around, join in top of first st with sl st. (60 dc)

Rnd 9: Repeat rnd 7. 

Rnd 10: Repeat rnd 8. 

Rnd 11: Repeat rnd 7. 

Rnd 12: Repeat rnd 8. 

Rnds 13 – 14: Ch 2, dc in each st around, join in top of first st with sl st. 

Rnd 15: Change to color B, ch 1, sc in each st around, join in top of first st with sl st. Fasten off; weave ends.

Learn how to crochet a baby hat with this puff stitch pattern. It’s easy and fun and looks gorgeous. It’s also perfect for any gender. #CrochetHat #CrochetBabyHat #PuffStitchCrochet

Learn how to crochet a baby hat with this puff stitch pattern. It’s easy and fun and looks gorgeous. It’s also perfect for any gender.

Download the printable, ad-free pattern here

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