I’ve been ooogling over pictures of cute baby Liam for days!!! I HAD to design him a hat. I thought the idea of adding lamb ears to a wool hat was perfect for a baby as lovable as Liam!!
Little Liam Lamb hat
Sizes:NEWBORN,0-3, and 3-6 months(pattern in full. Smaller sizes are noted below appropriate rows)
10mm hook & 6.5mm for ears
Super bulky(I used red heart grande in Aran) it’s a wool blend! Baa baaa
Inside of the ear: Red Heart Baby Cloud in cotton candy
Tapestry needle. Upholstery size(yarn is very thick)
Slst- slip stitch
Hdc- half double crochet
Sctog- sc together
Start with magic circle.
Row1: ch1, 6sc in circle. Join to ch1 with slst
Row2: ch1, 2 sc in each sp around. Join to ch1 with slst.(12sc)
Row3: ch1, 2sc in first sp, sc in next sp. repeat around. Join to ch1 with slst.(18sc)
If making size 0-3 stop here and move on to row 5
Row4: ch1, 2sc in first sp, sc in next 2 sp. repeat around join to ch1 with slst.(24sc)
Rows5-9:(0-3 rows5-11, 3-6 rows5-12)ch1, sc in first sp and each sp around. Join to ch1 with slst
Row10(11,12)ch1 in FLO, sc in each sp around. Join to ch1 with slst
Rows11(12,13)-12(13,14) :these rows are worked in continuous rounds. sc around. fasten off and weav.
Row13(14,15) slst in each sp around.
Using 6.5mm hook
Outside of ear
Row1: ch8, Sc in 3rd sp from hook and each sp across(6sc)
Row2: turn, ch1, sc across
Row3:sctog three times.
Inside of ear
Starting with fuzzy yarn,
Row1:Ch6, HDC in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across(4hdc)
Row2:Ch2, hdc in each sp across, ch2 and slst in side of row one to form a small loop. Fasten off
Place small fuzzy part on top of the bigger part loop should be on topand sc together evenly around the edges. Fasten off and weave in ends.
To curl ear and attach:
Sew both ears together. Food bottom of ear in half and sew onto hat (see photo) to make the curl of the ear
Check out day 32 HERE.