When someone orders a special hat from me, I might as well make it a pattern to share with you. This Army Newsboy hat is size 0-3 months. It is really quick and simple to work up. I enjoy making these. With the simple change of colors, adding a stripe, a band with buttons, or a flower, you can create such a large variety of hats. I hope you enjoy making this cozy piece of wearable artwork as much as I do.
Baby Bee Hushabye Ombre *Baby Camo* (#4 Medium weight)
CH – Chain
HDC – Half double crochet
DC – Double crochet
SC – Single crochet
FPSC – Front Post Single Crochet
Round 1: CH 3, DC 10 times into the magic circle. Pull ring tight, join to top CH of CH 3
Round 2: CH 3, 2 DC each DC around. Join to top CH of CH 3. (20 DC)
Round 3: CH 3. *2 DC in next DC, DC in next DC, repeat from * around. Join to top CH of CH 3. (30 DC)
Round 4: CH 3. *2 DC in next DC, DC in next 2 DC, repeat from * around. Join to top CH of CH 3. (40 DC)
Round 5: CH 3. *2 DC in next DC, DC in next 7 DC, repeat from * around. Join to top DC of CH 3. (45 DC)
Round 6-9: CH 3, DC in each DC around. Join to top CH of CH 3.
Working the Brim
Step 1. CH 2, HDC 32
Step 2. Turn, Skip same stitch. slip stitch next 15 stitches
Step 3. Turn, (Now in this round when you SC you will be making the last two steps (step 1 and 2) into one larger stitch.) Skip the first stitch. SC into next stitch,
2 SC in next stitch, SC in the next 9 stitches. 2 SC into next stitch. SC into the last stitch.
Step 4 – 5. Repeat steps 2 and 3.
Step 6. Turn, Skip same stitch. slip stitch next 15 stitches
Step 7. Turn, (Now in this round when you SC you will be making the last two steps (step 5 and 6) into one larger stitch.) Skip the first stitch. SC into next stitch,
2 SC in next stitch, HDC in the next 9 stitches. 2 SC into next stitch. SC into the last stitch.
Step 8. SC down the side of the brim and HDC back around to the back of the hat. Connect to top CH of CH 2.
Step 9. CH 1. FPSC around the hat and brim. Join to CH 1.
Love this! I’m going to have to try this tonight and post a picture for you 🙂
Awesome! Cant wait to see!
I just want to say thank you for all of the free patterns. It is so very, very nice of you!
Haha 🙂 Your welcome and thank you!
I started this hat at 1am and had the hat part done pretty quickly but I didnt really understand the brim part so I made it how I thought I read it and after making the whole brim I stared at it for a long time and determined it had to be wrong so I read the comments and there was nothing so I searched your other patterns and found your girls Newsboy hat and read the comments and figured out I was making a extended singe crochet. So I pulled the brim back out and made it again and finished the whole hat. Thank you so much for the cute pattern. I will eventually be posting this on my blog…after I get time to find my camera and then make a post. 😉 Thanks again!
I love this and your lion hat pattern! I’m making hats for all my nephews for Christmas, and my oldest would love this. Is there a way to adjust the pattern to fit a five year old? If its easy adjustments I could make the same one for his 3 year old brother in a different colour too 🙂
Keep your eyes open, there will be a child size within the next few weeks 🙂
i would be interested in a bigger size as well im trying to make for a 4 month old boy !!!!!
Here is one of my larger sizes http://stitch11.com/newsie-with-fish/ Its made the same but I switched colors while making it. I also have newsie duck hats in 12 months and toddler sizes (you could use the pattern to make just the newsie)
Do you sell this army newsboy beanie?
At the moment I am a little behind but I could quickly help you find someone who would make it for you. If interested, message me on my facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/stitch11page?bookmark_t=page
Mary Grant says
Is your pattern for a girls “newsboy” hat different from this one for a boy?
nope. Its made the same way 🙂