Easy Earflap Hat

In an effort to use up some of the scraps in my stash, I decided to use this lovely Red Heart Soft yarn in a rainbow of colors to make my daughter an earflap hat. She also requested some clouds be added, and now you can find the free pattern for them HERE. ~ Add It To Your Ravelry Queue Or Favorites ~ PIN It For Later! Skill Level:   Easy Sizes:   Newborn, 0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, Toddler, Child, … Continue reading

Basic Bulky Beanie

This basic beanie pattern makes a great base for embellishments or character hats and it works up quickly using bulky #5 yarn. ~ Add It To Your Ravelry Queue or Favorites ~ Skill Level: Beginner Size: Newborn, 0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, Toddler, Child, Teen/Small Adult, Medium Adult and Large Adult Supplies: Bulky weight # 5 yarn such as Knit Picks Brava Bulky Size 6.0 mm (J-10) crochet hook  Yarn needle for weaving in ends   View the pattern … Continue reading

Wrapped With Love Hat

 ~ Add It To Your Ravelry Queue or Favorites ~ Skill Level: Easy   Sizes:  Newborn, 0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, Toddler, Child, Teen/Small Adult, Medium Adult, Large Adult   Supplies: Worsted weight yarn such as Red Heart Super Saver in 2 colors Size 5.0 mm (H-8) crochet hook Yarn needle for weaving in ends   View the pattern here: Wrapped With Love Hat Save Save … Continue reading

Basic HDC Beanie

With just one skein of yarn, you can work up this Basic HDC Hat in no time! With any standard worsted weight yarn, work in the round to create this simple, classic crochet hat. Use half double stitches throughout to create a dense, thick construction to keep your head warm and the cold out. This pattern is just for a solid color hat, but if you have experience with changing colors, you can easily use as many colors as you … Continue reading

Straight HDC Seam

When making a hat my preferred stitch is the half double crochet; the only problem with working hdc in the round is the running or diagonal seam that is created when rounds are joined. I’ve been playing around with stitch placement on the last few hats I’ve made and I think the resulting straighter seam is much neater looking. *NOTE* – The method described below will only work if the starting chain of each round does not count as a … Continue reading