Thursday, February 25, 2010

Sweet Strawberry Hat and Legwarmers Set Free Crochet Patterns




Crochet this sweet hat and legwarmers and have the cutest little gal in town! The pattern includes multiple sizes for the hat (newborn to 10 years) and legwarmers (0-12 months). Mix and match your colors to make it bold in brights or sweet in pastels. You will use sc, dc, fpdc and bpdc to create this lovely set.



Materials:
Hook: 5.0mm
Yarn: “I Love This Yarn!”
(weight 4)
Colors:
Pinky Pink (Color A)
White (Color B)
Jelly Bean Green (Color C)
Dark Pink (Color D)
Yarn Needle

Legend:
Chain (ch)
Stitch (st)
Skip (sk)
Slip Stitch (sl st)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)
Front Post Double Crochet (fpdc)
Back Post Double Crochet (bpdc)

Gauge:
3” square in sc = 10 rows and 11 stitches
Please check gauge and adjust accordingly

Notes: 1. The hat is made in the round from the top down.
2. The legwarmers are made from the bottom up.
Measurements for sizing:
0-3 months:
Circumference: 12-14”; height: 5.5-6”
3-6 months:
Circumference: 14-17”; height: 6.5-7”
9-12 months:
Circumference: 16-19”; height: 7.5”
12 months-2 years:
Circumference: 18-20”; height: 8”
Child 3-10 years:
Circumference: 19-20.5”; height: 8.5”
Hat
0-3 months:
Using Color A, ch2
Round 1: 10sc in first chain (10 sts).
Round 2: Working continuously in the round, 2sc in each stitch (20 sc).
Round 3: * Sc, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (30 sts).
Round 4: * Sc 2, 2 sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (40 sts).
Round 5: * Sc 3, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (50 sts).
Round 6: * sc 4, 2sc in next stitch repeat from * to complete round (60 sts).
Rounds 7-13: Sc in each stitch.
Round 14: * Sc 4, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (50 sts).
Round 15: * Sc 3, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (40 sts).
Round 16: * Sc 2, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (30 sts).
Join Color B, fasten off Color A.
Rounds 17-19: *fpsc, bpsc, repeat from * to complete round.
Join Color C, fasten off Color B.
Round 20: Using back loop only, sc in each stitch. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

3-6 months
Using Color A, ch2
Round 1: 12sc in first chain (12 sts).
Round 2: Working continuously in the round, 2sc in each stitch (24 sc).
Round 3: * Sc, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (36 sts).
Round 4: * Sc 2, 2 sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (48 sts).
Round 5: * Sc 3, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (60 sts).
Round 6: * sc 4, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (72 sts).
Rounds 7-15: Sc in each stitch.
Round 16: * Sc 4, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (60 sts).
Round 17: * Sc 3, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (48 sts).
Round 18: * Sc 2, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (36 sts).
Join Color B, fasten off Color A.
Rounds 19-21: *fpsc, bpsc, repeat from * to complete round.
Join Color C, fasten off Color B.
Round 22: Using back loop only, sc in each stitch. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

6-9 months
Using Color A, ch2
Round 1: 12sc in first chain (12 sts).
Round 2: Working continuously in the round, 2sc in each stitch (24 sc).
Round 3: * Sc, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (36 sts).
Round 4: * Sc 2, 2 sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (48 sts).
Round 5: * Sc 3, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (60 sts).
Round 6: * sc 4, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (72 sts).
Round 7: * Sc5, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (84 sts).
Rounds 8-16: Sc in each stitch.
Round 17: * Sc5, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (72 sts).
Round 18: * Sc 4, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (60 sts).
Round 19: * Sc 3, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (48 sts).
Join Color B, fasten off Color A.
Rounds 20-22: *fpsc, bpsc, repeat from * to complete round.
Join Color C, fasten off Color B.
Round 23: Using back loop only, sc in each stitch. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

12-24 months:
Using Color A, ch2
Round 1: 9sc in first chain (9 sts).
Round 2: Working continuously in the round, 2sc in each stitch (18 sc).
Round 3: * Sc, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (27 sts).
Round 4: * Sc 2, 2 sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (36 sts).
Round 5: * Sc 3, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (45 sts).
Round 6: * sc 4, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (54 sts).
Round 7: * Sc5, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (63 sts).
Round 8: * Sc6, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (72 sts).
Round 9: * Sc7, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (81 sts).
Rounds 10-18: Sc in each stitch.
Round 19: * Sc7, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (72 sts).
Round 20: * Sc6, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (63 sts).
Round 21: * Sc5, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (54 sts).
Join Color B, fasten off Color A.
Rounds 22-24: *fpsc, bpsc, repeat from * to complete round.
Join Color C, fasten off Color B.
Round 25: Using back loop only, sc in each stitch. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Child 3-10 years
Using Color A, ch2
Round 1: 12sc in first chain (12 sts).
Round 2: Working continuously in the round, 2sc in each stitch (24 sc).
Round 3: * Sc, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (36 sts).
Round 4: * Sc 2, 2 sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (48 sts).
Round 5: * Sc 3, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (60 sts).
Round 6: * sc 4, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (72 sts).
Round 7: * Sc5, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (84 sts).
Round 8: * Sc6, 2sc in next stitch, repeat from * to complete round (96 sts).
Rounds 9-18: Sc in each stitch.
Round 19: * Sc6, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (84 sts).
Round 20: * Sc5, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (72 sts).
Round 21: * Sc4, sc dec, repeat from * to complete round (60 sts).
Join Color B, fasten off Color A.
Rounds 22-24: *fpsc, bpsc, repeat from * to complete round.
Join Color C, fasten off Color B.
Round 25: Using back loop only, sc in each stitch. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Visor: all sizes
Fold hat in half with last stitch in back, mark opposite stitch on each side, join yarn.
Row 1: Ch1, sc half way around hat to stitch marker.
Rows 2-5: Turn, sc in each stitch. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Finishing:
Join yarn in last stitch of hat, sc in each stitch to visor, around visor, and sc in each stitch to last stitch of beanie. Sl st to first stitch to join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Using yarn needle and Color D, wrap yarn around a few stitches to appear as ‘seeds’. Secure ends.


Leg Warmers:
0-3 months
Using Color C, ch18, sl st to first chain to join.
Rounds 1-3: Ch1, sc in each stitch, sl st to ch1 to join (18 sts).
Drop Color C, Alternating Color B and A on each row:
Rounds 4-11: Ch3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in each stitch, sl st to the ch3 to join (18 sts).
Join Color C, drop Color A and B.
Rounds 12-14: Ch3, * fpdc, bpdc, repeat from * to complete round, sl st to ch3 to join.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

3-6 months
Using Color C, ch20, sl st to first chain to join.
Rounds 1-3: Ch1, sc in each stitch, sl st to ch1 to join (20 sts).
Drop Color C, Alternating Color B and A on each row:
Rounds 4-13: Ch3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in each stitch, sl st to the ch3 to join (20 sts).
Join Color C, drop Color A and B.
Rounds 14-16: Ch3, * fpdc, bpdc, repeat from * to complete round, sl st to ch3 to join.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

6-9 months
Using Color C, ch22, sl st to first chain to join.
Rounds 1-3: Ch1, sc in each stitch, sl st to ch1 to join (22 sts).
Drop Color C, Alternating Color B and A on each row:
Rounds 4-15: Ch3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in each stitch, sl st to the ch3 to join (22 sts).
Join Color C, drop Color A and B.
Rounds 16-18: Ch3, * fpdc, bpdc, repeat from * to complete round, sl st to ch3 to join.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

12-24 months
Using Color C, ch24, sl st to first chain to join.
Rounds 1-3: Ch1, sc in each stitch, sl st to ch1 to join (24 sts).
Drop Color C, Alternating Color B and A on each row:
Rounds 4-15: Ch3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in each stitch, sl st to the ch3 to join (24 sts).
Join Color C, drop Color A and B.
Rounds 16-18: Ch3, * fpdc, bpdc, repeat from * to complete round, sl st to ch3 to join.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Child 3-10 years
Using Color C, ch26, sl st to first chain to join.
Rounds 1-3: Ch1, sc in each stitch, sl st to ch1 to join (26 sts).
Drop Color C, Alternating Color B and A on each row:
Rounds 4-19: Ch3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in each stitch, sl st to the ch3 to join (26 sts).
Join Color C, drop Color A and B.
Rounds 20-22: Ch3, * fpdc, bpdc, repeat from * to complete round, sl st to ch3 to join.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Leaves: make 2
Using Color C, ch 6
Row 1: Turn, sc in the first chain and across (5).
Rows 2-6: Turn, ch1, sc in the first st and across (5).
Row 7: Turn, sc dec, sc, sc dec (3 sts).
Row 8: Turn, sc dec, and then sc dec again using the middle stitch twice (2 sts).
Row 9: Turn sc decrease.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.

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