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Baby Bear Newborn Hat & Diaper Cover

Skill Level: Easy

Materials: yarn needle, scissors, marker

Yarn: Lily Sugar ‘n Cream in Light Blue

Substitutions: any worsted weight cotton or soft material yarn suitable for babies

Hook Size: G & H

Abbreviations Used:
MR: magic ring
st or sts: stitch or stitches
ch: chain
sc: single crochet
hdc: half double crochet
slst: slip stitch

BEAR HAT

Size: newborn / preemie

Hook H
1) MR, hdc 9, don’t join, use your marker at the end of every round
2) *2 hdc* 9x (18)
3) *hdc, inc* 9x (27)
4) *hdc 2, inc* 9x (36)
5) *hdc 3, inc* 4 Times, hdc 20 (40)
6-10) hdc around (40)
Change to G hook
11-12) hdc around (40)
If not making earflaps, continue to row 13 (or do both)
13-16) sc around (40)
slst twice at end and fasten off.

EARFLAPS
13) slst, turn, ch 1, sc 8, turn (8)
14) ch 1, sctog, sc 4, sctog, turn (6)
15) ch 1, sc 6, turn (6)
16) ch 1, sctog, sc 2, sctog, turn (4)
17) ch 1, sc 4, turn (4)
18) ch 1, sctog 2, (2)
19) ch 4, sk, slst, fasten off
20) sk 14, attach, ch 1, sc 6, turn
20-25) repeat rows 15-20

EARS
Hook G
1) MR, hdc 9, slst join
2) don’t chain, sc 8 starting in st after slst, leave tail for sewing

BEAR BOTTOMS
Hook H
Ch 31
1) hdc 2nd ch from hook, hdc across, turn (30)
2-3) ch 2, hdc across, turn (30)
4) ch 2, hdctog, hdc 26, hdctog, turn (28)
5) ch 2, hdctog 3x, hdc 16, hdctog 3x, turn (22)
6) ch 2, hdctog, hdc 18, hdctog, turn (20)
7) ch 2, hdctog 2x, hdc 12, hdctog 2x, turn (16)
8) ch 2, hdctog, hdc 12, hdctog, turn (14)
9-10) ch 2, hdc across, turn (14)
11) ch 2, hdctog, hdc 12, hdctog (12)
12-25) ch 2, hdc across, turn
Sew together

Copyright Notice:

You are welcome to sell your finished items from this pattern. However, please do not copy, share, or redistribute the pattern itself in any manner. Please provide a link to my website if you choose to sell your finished items online, even if adjustments or embellishments have been made to my pattern. If you change the name to the item when you sell, mention the pattern name and link so that other people can find it).

You may link in this way: Baby Bear Crochet Pattern by Hannah at brightsideis.com.

If you have any questions or need help with this pattern, please contact me at hannah@brightsideis.com as I am happy to help you. – Hannah