Heart Hat CAL: Final Steps

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It is time for the final stage of this beautiful February pattern from Janaya Chouinard. I hope you and your loved ones have been staying snug, and now you have one more cozy accessory to help keep those ears warm. The whole family will be able to enjoy this one, so this pattern has been well worth the wait!

Sizes:   Preemie, Newborn-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, Toddler, Child, Teen/Adult, Large Adult

Abbreviations: 

  • ch = chain
  • sl = slip
  • st(s) = stitch(es)
  • sk = skip
  • sc = single crochet
  • dc = double crochet,
  • dc2tog = double crochet 2 stitches together

Heart Hat Patterns

Don’t forget the special instructions on gauge and how to crochet the shell stitch from our last post. Additionally, the ages are approximate, so please measure for a more accurate fit when choosing a size.

Preemie #1: (2 – 3 lbs)  •  Head Circumference = 10″ – 11″  •  Hat Circumference = 10″  •  Height hat = 4.25″

Round 1: With Main Color – Ch 36, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, bring your ends together and slip stitch in the first sc to join (35)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc around, join in first sc (35)

Leave Main Color attached for carrying to Round 4 and attach Accent Color in the 3rd stitch to the left of your join.

Round 3: With Accent Color work the following into the first stitch – [Ch 2, dc 1, ch 1, 2 dc] – first Shell Stitch made, *ch 2, sk 4 stitches, in next stitch make a Shell Stitch (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)*, repeat between * 5 times, ch 2, join in top of starting chain, fasten off (7 Shell Stitches)

Round 4: Pick up Main Color – Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, *ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of Shell Stitch, ch 2, dc in the 2nd skipped stitch from the previous round, dc in the next stitch* repeat around, ch 2, join in starting chain

Round 5: Ch 1, make 1 sc in every stitch and in every ch-2 space of the previous round, join (35)

Round 6 – 7: Ch 2, dc around, join (35)

Round 8: Ch 2, *dc in first 5 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (30)

Round 9: Ch 2, *dc in first stitch, dc2tog* repeat around, join (20)

Round 10: Ch 2, *dc2tog* repeat around, join (10)

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 6″ long. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of each stitch and pull gently to close the hole. Pass the needle through the center of the hole and pull to tighten completely.

Round 11: Attach Accent Color on the opposite side of the second last foundation chain of Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the same stitch and each stitch around, join in first sc, fasten off and weave in all ends. (35)

 

Preemie #2: (4 – 5 lbs)  •  Head Circumference = 11.5″ – 13″  •  Hat Circumference = 11.5″  •  Height hat = 4.75″

Round 1: With Main Color – Ch 41, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, bring your ends together and slip stitch in the first sc to join (40)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc around, join in first sc (40)

Leave Main Color attached for carrying to Round 4 and attach Accent Color in the 3rd stitch to the left of your join.

Round 3: With Accent Color work the following into the first stitch – [Ch 2, dc 1, ch 1, 2 dc] – first Shell Stitch made, *ch 2, sk 4 stitches, in next stitch make a Shell Stitch (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)*, repeat between * 6 times, ch 2, join in top of starting chain, fasten off (8 Shell Stitches)

Round 4: Pick up Main Color – Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, *ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of Shell Stitch, ch 2, dc in the 2nd skipped stitch from the previous round, dc in the next stitch* repeat around, ch 2, join in starting chain Round 5: Ch 1, make 1 sc in every stitch and in every ch-2 space of the previous round, join (40)

Round 6 – 8: Ch 2, dc around, join (40)

Round 9: Ch 2, *dc in first 2 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (30)

Round 10: Ch 2, *dc in first stitch, dc2tog* repeat around, join (20)

Round 11: Ch 2, *dc2tog* repeat around, join (10)

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 6″ long. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of each stitch and pull gently to close the hole. Pass the needle through the center of the hole and pull to tighten completely.

Round 12: Attach Accent Color on the opposite side of the second last foundation chain of Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the same stitch and each stitch around, join in first sc, fasten off and weave in all ends. (40)

 

Newborn – 3 Months  •  Head Circumference = 13″ – 15″  •  Hat Circumference = 13″  •  Hat Height = 5.25″

Round 1: With Main Color – Ch 46, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, bring your ends together and slip stitch in the first sc to join (45)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc around, join in first sc (45)

Leave Main Color attached for carrying to Round 4 and attach Accent Color in the 3rd stitch to the left of your join.

Round 3: With Accent Color work the following into the first stitch – [Ch 2, dc 1, ch 1, 2 dc] – first Shell Stitch made, *ch 2, sk 4 stitches, in next stitch make a Shell Stitch (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)*, repeat between * 7 times, ch 2, join in top of starting chain, fasten off (9 Shell Stitches)

Round 4: Pick up Main Color – Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, *ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of Shell Stitch, ch 2, dc in the 2nd skipped stitch from the previous round, dc in the next stitch* repeat around, ch 2, join in starting chain

Round 5: Ch 1, make 1 sc in every stitch and in every ch-2 space of the previous round, join (45)

Round 6 – 8: Ch 2, dc around, join (45)

Round 9: Ch 2, *dc in first 7 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (40)

Round 10: Ch 2, *dc in first 2 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (30)

Round 11: Ch 2, *dc in first stitch, dc2tog* repeat around, join (20)

Round 12: Ch 2, *dc2tog* repeat around, join (10)

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 6″ long. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of each stitch and pull gently to close the hole. Pass the needle through the center of the hole and pull to tighten completely.

Round 13: Attach Accent Color on the opposite side of the second last foundation chain of Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the same stitch and each stitch around, join in first sc, fasten off and weave in all ends. (45)

 

3- 6 Months  •  Head Circumference = 14″ – 16″  •  Hat Circumference = 14.25″  •  Hat Height = 5.75″

Round 1: With Main Color – Ch 46, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, bring your ends together and slip stitch in the first sc to join (45)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc around, join in first sc (45)

Leave Main Color attached for carrying to Round 4 and attach Accent Color in the 3rd stitch to the left of your join.

Round 3: With Accent Color work the following into the first stitch – [Ch 2, dc 1, ch 1, 2 dc] – first Shell Stitch made, *ch 2, sk 4 stitches, in next stitch make a Shell Stitch (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)*, repeat between * 7 times, ch 2, join in top of starting chain, fasten off (9 Shell Stitches)

Round 4: Pick up Main Color – Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, *ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of Shell Stitch, ch 2, dc in the 2nd skipped stitch from the previous round, dc in the next stitch* repeat around, ch 2, join in starting chain

Round 5: Ch 1, make 1 sc in every stitch and in every ch-2 space of the previous round, join (45)

Round 6 – 8: Ch 2, dc around, join (45)

Round 9: Ch 2, *dc in first 7 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (40)

Round 10: Ch 2, *dc in first 2 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (30)

Round 11: Ch 2, *dc in first stitch, dc2tog* repeat around, join (20)

Round 12: Ch 2, *dc2tog* repeat around, join (10)

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 6″ long. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of each stitch and pull gently to close the hole. Pass the needle through the center of the hole and pull to tighten completely.

Round 13: Attach Accent Color on the opposite side of the second last foundation chain of Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the same stitch and each stitch around, join in first sc, fasten off and weave in all ends. (45)

 

6 – 12 Months  •  Head Circumference = 15″ – 17″  •  Hat Circumference = 15.75″  •  Hat Height = 6.5″

Round 1: With Main Color – Ch 56, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, bring your ends together and slip stitch in the first sc to join (55)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc around, join in first sc (55)

Leave Main Color attached for carrying to Round 4 and attach Accent Color in the 3rd stitch to the left of your join.

Round 3: With Accent Color work the following into the first stitch – [Ch 2, dc 1, ch 1, 2 dc] – first Shell Stitch made, *ch 2, sk 4 stitches, in next stitch make a Shell Stitch (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)*, repeat between * 9 times, ch 2, join in top of starting chain, fasten off (11 Shell Stitches)

Round 4: Pick up Main Color – Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, *ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of Shell Stitch, ch 2, dc in the 2nd skipped stitch from the previous round, dc in the next stitch* repeat around, ch 2, join in starting chain  Round 5: Ch 1, make 1 sc in every stitch and in every ch-2 0space of the previous round, join (55)

Round 6 – 9: Ch 2, dc around, join (55)

Round 10: Ch 2, *dc in first 9 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (50)

Round 11: Ch 2, *dc in first 3 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (40)

Round 12: Ch 2, *dc in first 2 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (30)

Round 13: Ch 2, *dc in first stitch, dc2tog* repeat around, join (20)

Round 14: Ch 2, *dc2tog* repeat around, join (10)

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 6″ long. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of each stitch and pull gently to close the hole. Pass the needle through the center of the hole and pull to tighten completely.

Round 15: Attach Accent Color on the opposite side of the second last foundation chain of Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the same stitch and each stitch around, join in first sc, fasten off and weave in all ends. (55)

 

Toddler & Small Child (Approximately 1 to 3 years) • Head Circumference = 17″ – 19″  •  Hat Circumference = 17″  •  Hat Height = 7.25″

Round 1: With Main Color – Ch 61, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, bring your ends together and slip stitch in the first sc to make a circle (60)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc around, join in first sc (60)

Leave Main Color attached for carrying to Round 4 and attach Accent Color in the 3rd stitch to the left of your join.

Round 3: With Accent Color work the following into the first stitch – [Ch 2, dc 1, ch 1, 2 dc] – first Shell Stitch made, *ch 2, sk 4 stitches, in next stitch make a Shell Stitch (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)*, repeat between * 10 times, ch 2, join in top of starting chain, fasten off (12 Shell Stitches)

Round 4: Pick up Main Color – Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, *ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of Shell Stitch, ch 2, dc in the 2nd skipped stitch from the previous round, dc in the next stitch* repeat around, ch 2, join in starting chain  Round 5: Ch 1, make 1 sc in every stitch and in every ch-2 space of the previous round, join (60)

Round 6 – 10: Ch 2, dc around, join (60)

Round 11: Ch 2, *dc in first 4 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (50)

Round 12: Ch 2, *dc in first 3 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (40)

Round 13: Ch 2, *dc in first 2 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (30)

Round 14: Ch 2, *dc in first stitch, dc2tog* repeat around, join (20)

Round 15: Ch 2, *dc2tog* repeat around, join (10)

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 6″ long. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of each stitch and pull gently to close the hole. Pass the needle through the center of the hole and pull to tighten completely.

Round 16: Attach Accent Color on the opposite side of the second last foundation chain of Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the same stitch and each stitch around, join in first sc, fasten off and weave in all ends. (60)

 

Child (Approximately 5 to 10 years) •  Head Circumference = 19″ – 20.5″  •  Hat Circumference = 18.5″  •  Hat Height = 7.5″

Round 1: With Main Color – Ch 66, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, bring your ends together and slip stitch in the first sc to join (65)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc around, join in first sc (65)

Leave Main Color attached for carrying to Round 4 and attach Accent Color in the 3rd stitch to the left of your join.

Round 3: With Accent Color work the following into the first stitch – [Ch 2, dc 1, ch 1, 2 dc] – first Shell Stitch made, *ch 2, sk 4 stitches, in next stitch make a Shell Stitch (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)*, repeat between * 11 times, ch 2, join in top of starting chain, fasten off (13 Shell Stitches)

Round 4: Pick up Main Color – Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, *ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of Shell Stitch, ch 2, dc in the 2nd skipped stitch from the previous round, dc in the next stitch* repeat around, ch 2, join in starting chain

Round 5: Ch 1, make 1 sc in every stitch and in every ch-2 space of the previous round, join (65)

Round 6 – 10: Ch 2, dc around, join (65)

Round 11: Ch 2, *dc in first 11 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (60)

Round 12: Ch 2, *dc in first 4 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (50)

Round 13: Ch 2, *dc in first 3 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (40)

Round 14: Ch 2, *dc in first 2 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (30)

Round 15: Ch 2, *dc in first stitch, dc2tog* repeat around, join (20)

Round 16: Ch 2, *dc2tog* repeat around, join (10)

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 6″ long. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of each stitch and pull gently to close the hole. Pass the needle through the center of the hole and pull to tighten completely.

Round 17: Attach Accent Color on the opposite side of the second last foundation chain of Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the same stitch and each stitch around, join in first sc, fasten off and weave in all ends. (65)

Round 9 – 16: Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (64)

Round 17 – 18: With AC – Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (64)

Round 19 – 21: With MC – Ch 1, hdc in each stitch around, join (64)

Round 22: Ch 1, sc in each stitch around, join (64) – Fasten off and weave in ends. Attach the bow.

 

Teen / Adult  •  Head Circumference = 21″ – 22″  •  Hat Circumference = 20″  •  Hat Height = 7.75″

Round 1: With Main Color – Ch 71, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, bring your ends together and slip stitch in the first sc to join (70)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc around, join in first sc (70)

Leave Main Color attached for carrying to Round 4 and attach Accent Color in the 3rd stitch to the left of your join.

Round 3: With Accent Color work the following into the first stitch – [Ch 2, dc 1, ch 1, 2 dc] – first Shell Stitch made, *ch 2, sk 4 stitches, in next stitch make a Shell Stitch (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)*, repeat between * 12 times, ch 2, join in top of starting chain, fasten off (14 Shell Stitches)

Round 4: Pick up Main Color – Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, *ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of Shell Stitch, ch 2, dc in the 2nd skipped stitch from the previous round, dc in the next stitch* repeat around, ch 2, join in starting chain Round 5: Ch 1, make 1 sc in every stitch and in every ch-2 space of the previous round, join (70)

Round 6 – 11: Ch 2, dc around, join (70)

Round 12: Ch 2, *dc in first 5 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (60)

Round 13: Ch 2, *dc in first 4 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (50)

Round 14: Ch 2, *dc in first 3 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (40)

Round 15: Ch 2, *dc in first 2 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (30)

Round 16: Ch 2, *dc in first stitch, dc2tog* repeat around, join (20)

Round 17: Ch 2, *dc2tog* repeat around, join (10)

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 6″ long. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of each stitch and pull gently to close the hole. Pass the needle through the center of the hole and pull to tighten completely.

Round 18: Attach Accent Color on the opposite side of the second last foundation chain of Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the same stitch and each stitch around, join in first sc, fasten off and weave in all ends. (70)

 

Large Adult  •  Head Circumference = 22.5″ – 24″  •  Hat Circumference = 21.5″  •  Hat Height = 8.25″

Round 1: With Main Color – Ch 76, sc in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, bring your ends together and slip stitch in the first sc to join (75)

Round 2: Ch 1, sc around, join in first sc (75)

Leave Main Color attached for carrying to Round 4 and attach Accent Color in the 3rd stitch to the left of your join.

Round 3: With Accent Color work the following into the first stitch – [Ch 2, dc 1, ch 1, 2 dc] – first Shell Stitch made, *ch 2, sk 4 stitches, in next stitch make a Shell Stitch (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc)*, repeat between * 13 times, ch 2, join in top of starting chain, fasten off (15 Shell Stitches)

Round 4: Pick up Main Color – Ch 2 (counts as first dc), dc in same st, *ch 2, sc in ch-1 space of Shell Stitch, ch 2, dc in the 2nd skipped stitch from the previous round, dc in the next stitch* repeat around, ch 2, join in starting chain

Round 5: Ch 1, make 1 sc in every stitch and in every ch-2 space of the previous round, join (75)

Round 6 – 11: Ch 2, dc around, join (75)

Round 12: Ch 2, *dc in first 13 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (70)

Round 13: Ch 2, *dc in first 5 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (60)

Round 14: Ch 2, *dc in first 4 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (50)

Round 15: Ch 2, *dc in first 3 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (40)

Round 16: Ch 2, *dc in first 2 stitches, dc2tog* repeat around, join (30)

Round 17: Ch 2, *dc in first stitch, dc2tog* repeat around, join (20)

Round 18: Ch 2, *dc2tog* repeat around, join (10)

Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 6″ long. Using a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loop of each stitch and pull gently to close the hole. Pass the needle through the center of the hole and pull to tighten completely.

Round 19: Attach Accent Color on the opposite side of the second last foundation chain of Round 1 – Ch 1, sc in the same stitch and each stitch around, join in first sc, fasten off and weave in all ends. (75)

 

The heart hat is complete. For the printable pattern on PDF, click here: Heart Hat Crochet Along.
I hope you enjoyed February’s dose of crochet love.  See you in March!

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