Free Baby Crochet Pattern
A Premature Bonnet
(Can be paired with the puff stitch cardi pattern fjc131)
WS. Wrong Side
RS. Right Side
dc. Double Crochet
tr. Treble Crochet
ss. Slip Stitch
bl. Back Loop of Stitch
(1ps, 1ch, 1ps) into same space or stitch.
ps. Puff stitch
* yrh, insert into stitch and pull up loop,
* rpt from * to * twice more, yrh,
pull through 6 loops, yrh and pull though 2 loops.
Base of ch. Work into first stitch
3ch counts as first tr
Size to fit approx: Premature Baby
25 grams of King Cole big value baby DK in Colour 1
Oddment of Stylecraft Special DK in Colour 2
4.00mm crochet hook
TENSION - 5tr and 2 rows measures approx 1 Inch
Using colour 1 make 6ch, ss to first ch to form a ring, 2ch, work 12tr into ring,
ss to first tr on beginning of row. Turn. (12tr)
2nd Row - 2ch, 2tr into base of 2ch, 2tr in each tr to end, ss to first tr on beginning
of row. Turn. (24tr)
3rd Row - 2ch, 2tr into base of 2ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into
next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first tr on beginning of row. Turn. (36tr)
4th Row - 2ch, 2tr into base of 2ch, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * 2tr into next tr,
1tr into each of next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first tr on beginning
of row. Turn. (48tr)
5th Row - 3ch, 1tr into each of next 46tr. Turn. (46tr + 3ch)
6th to 10th Rows - 3ch, tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.
11th Row - 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr to end, 1dc into top of 3ch.
Brim - 3ch, miss 1dc, (1ps, 1ch, 1ps) into bl of next dc, * miss 2dc, (1ps, 1ch,
1ps) into bl of next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, miss 1dc, 1tr into bl of
last dc. Turn. (15, ps groups)
Pattern Row - 3ch, (1ps, 1ch, 1ps) into 1ch space on each ps group to end, 1tr into
top of 3ch. Fasten off. Turn.
Rpt Pattern Row once in colour 2. Fasten off.
Neck Edging - Fold brim back on to bonnet.
Using colour 1, join yarn to front of bonnet and working into row ends along neck
edge, work 2 rows of dc catching in brim as you go and turning at the end of row.
Chain Tie - (Optional) With colour 2 make 100ch fasten off.
Finishing - Weave in and trim any loose ends of yarn, thread chain tie through gaps
in first dc row around neck edge and make a bow (you can also use ribbon if you prefer
Hope you enjoy this free crochet baby pattern for a premature bonnet.
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