Baby Puppy Hat and Booties Set

This is the set that will make everyone say “aww!” You can easily change up the colors of this pattern to match your favorite pooch. Hello, cute photos!

Skill Level: Easy

Materials

Yarn:

Light Weight Yarn Patons Merino Extrafine DK (100% Virgin Wool; 131 yards [120 meters]/50 grams): 105 Camel (Color A, 1 skein), 111 Chestnut (Color B, 1 skein)

Hook: US size E/4 (3.5 mm) and US size G/6 (4.0 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Size Available:

Booties are made for 0-6 months. Changes for size 6-12 months are in ( ).

Sole Length

0-6 months (6-12 months) = 3.5″ (4″ for larger size)

Hat

Newborn, 0-3 Months Old

(Head Circumference 13.5” [34 cm]. Hat Height 5.5” [14 cm])

3-6 Months Old

(Head Circumference 15” [38 cm]. Hat Height 6’ [15 cm])

Gauge: 4 sts and 3 rows = 1” in dc

Abbreviations:

st(s) – stitch(es)
ch – chain stitch
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
dc – double crochet
sc2tog – single crochet 2 together (decrease)
hdc2tog – half double crochet 2 together (decrease)
dc2tog – double crochet 2 together (decrease)
sl st – slip stitch

Pattern Notes

Construction Notes for Booties:

At the bottom of each bootie, sew 4 mini paws, towards the front of the bootie using your tapestry needle and “Color B” yarn.

At the bottom of each bootie, sew 1 big paw, towards the back of the bootie using your tapestry needle and “Color B” yarn.

Construction Notes for Hat:

Sew both ears onto the hat, towards the top of the hat using your tapestry needle and “Color B” yarn.

Attach 2 buttons to the hat, beneath the ears. These are the eyes.

Sew the nose onto the hat, beneath the eyes and ears, then embroider a tiny puppy mouth beneath the nose using “Color B” yarn.

Pattern

Hat

With larger hook and Color A, ch 3.

Rnd 1: Work 11 dc in 3rd ch from hook, join with sl st in 1st dc. (11 sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 2, work 2 dc in every st around, join with sl st in 1st dc. (22 sts)

Rnd 3: Ch 2, dc in the 1st st. *work 2 dc in next st, dc in the next st; rep from * around, join with sl st in 1st dc. (33 sts)

Rnd 4: Ch 2, dc in 1st st, *work 2 dc in the next st, dc in next 2 sts; rep from * around, join with sl st in 1st dc. (44 sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, dc in the 1st st, *work 2 dc in the next st, dc in next 3 sts; rep from * around, join with sl st in 1st dc. (55 sts)

For Larger Size Only

Rnd 6: Ch 2, dc in the 1st st, *work 2 dc in the next st, dc in next 4 sts, rep from * around, join with sl st in 1st dc. (66 sts)

Rnds 7–14: Ch 2, dc in every st around, join with sl st in 1st dc.

For Larger Size Only

Rnd 15: Ch 2, dc in every st around, join with sl st in 1st dc.

Rnd 16: Ch 1, sc in every st around, join with sl st in 1st sc.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Ears (make 2)

With larger hook and Color B, ch 8.

Row 1:  Dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in next 5 ch.

Row 2: Ch 2, work 2 dc in 1st st, dc in next 4 sts, work 2 dc in last st.

Row 3: Ch 2, work 2 dc in 1st st, dc in next 6 sts, work 2 dc in last st.

Row 4– Ch 2, work 2 dc in 1st st, dc in next 8 sts, work 2 dc in last st.

Rows 5–9: Ch 2, dc in same st, dc in next 11 sts.

For Larger sizes only

Row 10: Ch 2, dc in same st, dc in next 11 sts.

For all sizes

Row 11: Ch 2, dc2tog, dc in next 8 sts, dc2tog.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

With larger hook and Color B, ch 1, sc in each st around the edge of the ear, working (sc, ch 1, sc) into the same st at the corners.

Sew both ears onto the hat, towards the top of the hat.

Nose

With larger hook and Color B, ch 4. Work 4 dc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next st, work 7 dc in last st, working on the opposite side of foundation chain, dc in next st, work 3 dc in last st, sl st in 1st dc.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Sew the nose onto the hat, beneath the eyes and ears. Embroider a tiny puppy mouth beneath the nose using Color B.

Booties (make 2)

Sole

With smaller hook and Color A, ch 11 (13).

Rnd 1: Work 2 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next 8 (10) sts, work 6 hdc in next st, working on the opposite side of foundation chain, hdc in next 8 (10) sts, work 2 hdc in last st. Do not sl st in 1st hdc of this rnd. (26 (30) sts)

Rnd 2: Beg in 1st st from the previous rnd, work 2 hdc in next 2 sts, hdc in next 8 (10) sts, work 2 dc in next 6 sts, hdc in next 8 (10) sts, work 2 hdc in next 2 sts. Do not sl st in 1st hdc of this rnd. (36 (40) sts)

Rnd 3: Beg in 1st st from the previous rnd, hdc in next 2 sts, work 2 hdc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 5 (7) sts, dc in next 3 sts, *work 2 dc in next st, dc in next st; rep from * 6 times, dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 5 (7) sts, work 2 hdc in next 2 sts, hdc in next st, sc in same st as hdc, sl st in 1st st of this rnd. (48 (52) sts)

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Top of Shoe

Rnd 1: Attach Color A right in the middle of the heel, ch 1, sc in the same st, but only through the back loop, continue working sts in this rnd and only in the back loop, sc in next 47 (51) sts. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd.

Rnds 2–3: Beg in 1st st from the previous rnd, sc in every st around. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd.

For 6-12 months size only

Rep Rnd 3 once more.

For all sizes

Rnd 4: Beg in 1st st from the previous rnd, sc in next 14 (16) sts, *sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * 7 times, sc in next 13 (15) sts. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd. (41 (45) sts)

Rnd 5: Beg in 1st st from the previous rnd, sc in 1st st, sc2tog, sc in next 10 (12) sts, *sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * 5 times, sc in next 10 (12) sts, sc2tog, sc in next st. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd. (34 (38) sts)

Rnd 6: Beg in 1st st from the previous rnd, sc in next 12 (14) sts, work 2 hdc2tog, work 2 dc2tog, work 2 hdc2tog, sc in next 10 (12) sts. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd. (28 (32) sts)

Rnd 7: Beg in 1st st from the previous rnd, sc in next 28 (32) sts, sl st in 1st st of this rnd.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Bootie Straps

Attach Color A to 20th st from Rnd 7 of the bootie.

Right Bootie

Sl st in 20th st of Rnd 7, sc in next 5 (6) sts, hdc in next 8 (10) sts, sc in next 5 (6) sts, ch 12, hdc in 6th ch from your hook, hdc in the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th ch, sl st in next st.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Sew 1 button on the opposite side of bootie.

Left Bootie

Sl st in 20th st of Rnd 7, ch 12, hdc in 6th ch from your hook, hdc in the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th ch, sc in next 5 (6) sts, hdc in next 8 (10) sts, hdc in next 8 sts, sc in next 5 (6) sts, sl st in next st.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Sew 1 button on the opposite side of bootie.

Paws

Mini Paws (make 8)

With smaller hook and Color B, ch 2.

Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in 1st sc.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Sew 4 mini paws onto the bottom of each bootie.

Big Paws (make 2)

With smaller hook and Color B, ch 3.

Dc in 3rd ch from hook, sl st in 1st dc.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Sew 1 big paw onto the bottom of each bootie, beneath the sets of mini paws.yarn ball

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