Newborn Crochet Beanie Hat

This easy crochet newborn hat is a quick (and simple) project that would be perfect for a little one’s first picture! Ready to get started? Scroll on down to find the easy pattern.

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Free Newborn Crochet Hat Pattern with a Pom Pom!

I am so excited for you to make this simple crochet baby hat!

Happy Crocheting!

Why You Should Make This Newborn Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern

There can’t be anything cute than a baby in a crocheted hat. I used this hat to take my nephew’s newborn pictures and they turned out so cute!

If you are a new crocheter, then you can make this cute pom hat and have it done it no time at all. Yes please, to all the easy beginner-friendly patterns!

The Yarn That’s Perfect for a Newborn Crochet Hat

I promise this little crochet newborn beanie crochets up adorable! It uses a super bulky yarn, so it works up extremely fast, which is always a plus.

I used Loops & Threads Cozy Wool, but any bulky yarn like Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick would work.

Ready to Get Started on This Easy Newborn Beanie Hat?

I love seeing newborn baby pictures in handmade crochet items and this simple crochet beanie would be no exception! Especially with the cute pom-pom attached to the top of it!

Adorable. Right? Enough chit-chat. Read on down for the free newborn crochet beanie!

Happy Crocheting Friends!

Newborn Beanie Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Newborn Hat Pattern

Materials

Abbreviations

  • CH = Chain
  • SC = Single Crochet
  • SC2tog = Single Crochet Two Together
  • BL= Back Loop

Notes

  • Written in Standard US Terms
Crochet Newborn Hat Pattern

Band Pattern Steps

BAND:

  • Ch 5, Starting in the 2nd CH from Hook do 4 SC Across. Turn.
  • CH 1, * SC in BL across the row, turn, Ch 1, Repeat from * 25 Times.
    (the band should measure approximately 13 inches) Leave long tail , fasten off and sew together ends of bands to form a loop. Weave in loose ends with yarn needle.
Crochet Newborn Pom Pom Hat. Great as a Photo Prop!!

Main Hat Pattern Steps

NOTES: Use a stitch marker to mark your stitches at every round

ROUND 1-5: attach yarn to top of band. Do* 28 SC around. Repeat from * for a total of 5 Times

ROUND 6: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 2 SC

ROUND 7 & 8: SC in every stitch around

ROUND 9: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 1 SC

ROUND 10 & 11: SC in every stitch around

ROUND 12: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 1 SC

ROUND 13 & 14: SC in every stitch around

ROUND 15: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 2 SC

ROUND 16 & 17 SC in every stitch around

ROUND 18: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 4 SC

ROUND 19 & 20: SC in every stitch around

ROUND 21: * SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 2 SC

ROUND 22-25: SC in every stitch around

ROUND 26: SC2tog, SC in the next 3 Stitches, repeat from * until end. End with 1 SC

ROUND 27: SC in every stitch around. Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Pom Pom Pattern Steps

I used a pom pom maker from Amazon and have a tutorial on how to use one if it is needed. “Click Here” to check out the free pom pom maker tutorial.

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I attached the pom pom to the top of the hat using the yarn needle and wrapped the long ends around the top. (make sure to weave in ends)

You are done!

Crochet Newborn Pom Pom Hat. Great as a Photo Prop!!

Thanks for looking at my newborn crochet hat pattern!

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