Saturday, October 18, 2014

Molly Bonnet - Free Crochet Pattern

Good morning everyone.
Today's pattern is a super easy beginner one for a sweet little bonnet. It only uses dc's, hdc's and chains and is very fast to make. This bonnet will fit a bub of around 22 weeks and looks great in all sorts of colours.

You will need:
8ply/dk/light worsted/ weight 3 yarn in a main and contrasting colour.
4mm hook

Starting with main colour
1. ch3, dc 10 times into the 1st ch, join.
2. ch3, 2dc in each stitch around, join
3. ch3, *2dc in the first stitch, dc in the next sticth*, repeat around, do not join.
4. ch3, turn, dc in each stitch across.
5-7. ch3, turn, dc across.
8. ch2, do not turn, evenly work  hdc stitches along the neckline of the bonnet (edges of the dc rows) until you get to the corner. End off main colour.
9. With contrasting colour, chain 25, join to the corner of the bonnet, ch2, hdc in each stitch across until the second last stitch, ch2, sl st into the last stitch, ch25 and end off.

Weave in all tails and ends and if you like attach decorations.


  1. This bonnet is too sweet! I would love to make this for my niece who's turning 1 on Sunday - any tips for sizing up?

    1. You can find a wonderful bonnet size chart here
      If you done some more increase rounds until you get the size needed, then repeat the length rows to the right depth and you should be right :D

  2. I'm looking to make this for a baby size 3 - 6 months

  3. I don't know why but I ended up with a very tiny bonnet that wouldn't fit a doll

    1. This bonnet is designed for a baby of 22 weeks gestation, the hat itself would be about the size of your palm, probably smaller.

    2. Oh ok, thanks for the reply! I do love the pattern, I'll try to size up

    3. Oh ok, thanks for the reply! I do love the pattern, I'll try to size up